The audiology program at Idaho State University offers coursework at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students can elect to take the Pre-Audiology Emphasis track to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Communication Science and Disorders as a means of preparing to enter our Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) graduate program. Our department also offers a Pre-Professional Program. This one-year leveling sequence prepares students who have successfully earned a degree in an unrelated field with the necessary foundational knowledge and skills to enter our Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program.
The entry-level degree for audiology is the doctorate. This means that in order to practice audiology, you must earn your doctorate. This could be a professional doctorate such as the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) or the research-based Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). Currently Idaho State University only offers the Doctor of Audiology. We admit approximately 8 graduate students each year into our Doctor of Audiology Program.
Audiology Program Core Values
with our university, community, and our profession, in the areas service, education, clinical services, and research.
to excellence in academic, clinical, professional education.
drives our responsibilities whether assigned, implied, or toward fulfillment of our vision.
- Discovery & Innovation
helps guide our thinking in the areas of education, service delivery, and research.
- Professional Integrity
serves as the key behavior for every task that we undertake as a professional.
- Growth and Stability
will ensure our continued presence in the university, community, and profession.