This document has been retired. See Externship Resources. The entry-level degree for the profession of audiology is transitioning from a master’s to a doctorate (Doctor of Audiology [AuD]) degree. The academic and professional training for the audiology doctorate must fully prepare the student for independent professional practice upon graduation.
This document has been retired and replaced by the “Audiology Clinical Education Network (ACEN) Externship Timeline.”
This document has been retired. It is the position of the American Academy of Audiology that obtaining the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree through distance learning mechanisms is appropriate for a transitional period for experienced practitioners who wish to upgrade their credentials to evolving standards.
This document has been retired. This document summarizes the Consensus Conference on Issues and Concerns Related to the 4th-Year AuD Student that took place in January 2004 and that was sponsored by the American Academy of Audiology with support from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation and the Veterans Administration.
This document has been retired. The American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors organized a continuing education needs assessment project during the spring of 1996. Surveys were sent to 1539 members selected at random, with a total of 813 membership surveys returned.
This document has been retired. The academic standards presented in this article are the work of the AuD National Standards Council organized by James Jerger in 1994 to develop a document presenting minimal standards for academic programs proposing to offer the AuD degree.
This document has been retired. The American Academy of Audiology, at its formation, embraced the principle of a doctoral level entry to the practice of audiology. The Academy recognized that extensive consideration was required regarding both the feasibility and the impact of such a concept on the profession of audiology.