Why Join the Academy?

The Academy is the home for all current and future audiologists. We are comprised of members from diverse backgrounds with wide-ranging practice focuses who work in a variety of settings across the globe.

As a membership-driven organization, the Academy’s values, priorities, and initiatives are determined by our members. Join your peers and colleagues and help us set the standard for hearing and balance health care.

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Value of Membership

Academy membership is about being part of a collective voice. Together, we advocate for your profession and the patients you serve. We support the growth of your profession through research and academic initiatives. And, we provide you with access to world-class education, resources, and tools. Learn more about what we have to offer and how we can help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

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"Membership with the Academy gives you access to a wide range of valuable resources the Academy has to offer. This has always been an amazing community to be part of."

Daniel Romero, AuD
PhD Candidate
James Madison University

Membership Types and Dues Rates

Academy membership runs on a calendar year (January-December). Dues are pro-rated March-August for new and rejoining members. Pro-rated dues rates are automatically calculated during check-out.

A $75 application fee is charged for new members and those members rejoining after missing two or more membership years.

Automatic yearly and monthly installment payments are available through the Academy’s EZ Pay program.

All membership applications require supporting documentation. Membership will not be processed until all required supporting documentation is received and reviewed by Academy staff. Contact the membership department with questions regarding status of membership.

Affiliate Member - $330 Annually

Professionals holding a Master’s degree and possess an active professional interest in hearing, hearing science, or audiology. Practicing audiologists or other audiology-related work settings (industry, manufacturing, research, etc.) should apply for Fellow membership.

Audiology Assistant Affiliate - $80 Annually

Individuals providing hearing or balance care services in a supporting role to an audiologist; must be supervised by an Academy Fellow member.

Fellow - $330 Annually

Practicing audiologists or other audiology-related work settings (industry, manufacturing, research, etc.) holding a Master's degree before January 1, 2007, or a Doctoral degree if earned after January 1, 2007. State licensure or proof of 350 clock hours of supervised clinical practicum along with successful completion of a national exam in audiology.

Fellow Doctoral Student - $60 Annually

Professionals enrolled full-time in an audiology program for a second doctoral degree. If earning a FIRST doctoral degree, please apply for Student Member membership.

International Fellow - $230 Annually

Professionals holding at least a Master's Degree in Audiology from a U.S. institution of higher learning. A non-U.S. degree is accepted with documentation that the degree held is the equivalent of a Master's degree in the U.S.

International Member - $230 Annually

Professionals possessing formal academic training in audiology from a non-U.S. post-secondary academic institution, and/or has clinical or research experience in the area of audiology.

Student (SAA) Member - $65 Annually

Graduates enrolled full-time in an AuD, AuD/PhD, or PhD program earning a first doctoral degree in audiology. International students are eligible to apply if enrolled in a non-U.S. post-secondary academic institution for audiology.

Undergraduate Associate - $40 Annually

Students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program with an active interest in audiology. Post-baccalaureate students completing courses to enroll in an AuD, AuD/PhD, or PhD audiology program are also eligible to apply.

Special Membership Types

Special membership categories are available to members that qualify. Eligibility requirements are provided below, contact the membership department for annual dues rates and to apply.

Welcome New Members!

The Academy would like to welcome the newest members that joined its membership in May 2024. Thank you for your support!


Member Spotlight Program

The Academy is recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of Academy members within the organization and the profession of audiology. Check out what your fellow audiology colleagues have been up to by reading their spotlights.

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