Extensive educational and clinical opportunities for our doctoral students
The East Tennessee State University 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 possibilities, the curriculum offered in our program prepares students for the educational demands in all areas of Audiology.
The Doctor of Audiology program will serve as a center for excellence, with a commitment to high quality professional education, translational research in audiology and in providing direct clinical services and community education and outreach programs. Through these activities, the program will strive to improve the quality of life for individuals affected by speech, language, hearing and balance challenges across the life span.
To prepare students to be exceptional clinicians and lifelong learners, who provide evidence-based services and advocate for individuals with communication disorders and their families, and to become future leaders in the field of Audiology.
The doctoral (AuD) education program in Audiology at ETSU 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, 2019. 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
- AuD Program Open House. The ETSU Clinical Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) will have their first Virtual Open House on October 16th (Saturday) starting at 10 AM. AuD Open House 10/16/2021. Please check link above for registration information for this Zoom event. (posted 09/27/20)