The East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Doctor of Audiology program is a joint-program between ETSU and the Audiology Department at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home.  The collaboration between facilities provides extensive educational and clinical opportunities for our doctoral students.  The ETSU/VA faculty consists of 12 Ph.D. level, 3 Au.D. level, 2 Masters level audiologists, and several adjunct professors.  In addition to the vast clinical possibilites, the curriculum offered at our program prepares students for the educational demands in all areas of Audiology.

For more information about the collaborative relationship between ETSU and the Mountain Home VA, see Wilson 2003 article

The doctoral (AuD) education program in Audiology at East Tennessee State University 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, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.  The program completed a multi-year self-study that culminated with a site review in October, 2011.  The most favorable outcome of such a review, which is re-accreditation for an 8-year period, was obtained.

Student Outcome Data: Program completion, praxis examination pass, and employment rates for the past three years


  • Congratulations to Emma Barnard, 4th Yr AuD student for the being awarded a ASHA Convention 2014 Student Research Travel Award for her presentation titled "Normative Data & Reliability of Slow Harmonic Acceleration & Velocity Step Rotary Chair Protocols" (12/08/2014)
  • ETSU AuD Program will have an Open House on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Please find more information here.(9/2/14)
  • Dr. Richard Wilson recently received the prestigious Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology. This award was presented on March 27th, 2014 at Audiology Now! convention in Orlando, Florida.

    Below is a picture of Dr. Wilson and Dr. John Seamens at the AAA ceremonial dinner. In 1964, 50 years ago, they both graduated from ETSU with a major in speech and hearing major to later became audiologists.

    For more information, please click here.



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