AudiologyClinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.)

The Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) degree is the entry-level requirement to become an audiologist. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Au.D. degree will take four years, including three summer semesters for a total of 11 terms, to complete all academic and clinical requirements. The program is comprised of three years (eight terms) of coursework and clinical practicum placements followed by an offsite externship in the fourth year (three terms).


The Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) education program in audiology {residential} at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

Other Program Information

The clinical doctoral program in audiology was awarded accreditation on Oct. 1, 2004, and the program has maintained that status since then. Prior to that, the master's degree program in audiology was awarded accreditation on Oct. 31, 1975, and the program maintained that status until Dec. 31, 2006, when the CAA no longer accredited master's level programs in audiology.