What You Need To Know About the AuD Degree

The scope of practice in audiology has expanded substantially since the 1960s when a master’s degree rather than a bachelor’s degree was required for entry into practice. It has become necessary to increase the academic and clinical training requirements from a master’s degree to a professional doctorate for entry into the profession. Master’s level academic programs no longer exist. They have been replaced by AuD programs. Beginning in 2007, the AuD has become the entry-level degree for the clinical practice of audiology.

AuD Facts at a Glance