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Doctoral Degree in Audiology

A doctorate in audiology is your ticket to a fulfilling career helping people of all ages deal with issues relating to hearing and balance. Through 100 credit hours of study, you’ll master knowledge and skills in audiology as well as such related areas as psychology, electronics, neuroanatomy, and pharmacology. Your studies will include extensive clinical practicum experiences, capped by a one-year clinical externship.

The doctoral degree requirements also include a variety of pre-audiology preparation, in such core areas as science, mathematics, social science, business, computer science, and communication disorders. You’ll complete a series of required courses and supplement them with 12 to 15 credit hours of electives.

Our doctoral degree in audiology is a four-year residential program designed to accommodate those entering with a bachelor’s degree; if you already have earned a master’s in audiology, you’re welcome to apply, too.

Our program is competitive, and we typically receive a large number of applications. You’ll need to be admitted by both our department and Ball State’s Graduate School. Learn about our admission requirements and how to apply. Be sure to submit your application materials by the February 1 annual deadline.

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Arts and Communications Building, Room 104
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-8161
Fax: 765-285-5623