In January 2020, seven-third year audiology doctoral students and two clinical professors, Dr. Ianthe Dunn-Murad and Dr. Rose Valvezan had the unique and humbling opportunity to travel with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to El Salvador, Central America to provide hearing services to over 1,200 individuals with hearing loss and hearing impairments.
Train in the top-ranked Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium—three universities united for one vital mission.
Why Earn a Doctor of Audiology (AuD)?
With a Doctor of Audiology, you’ll make a powerful difference in the lives of your patients—gaining a strong scientific and theoretical background. You’ll build clinical skills that allow successful prevention, identification, assessment and treatment of individuals with dysfunction in hearing and communication, balance and other auditory-related systems. Upon graduation, you can pursue top clinical leadership positions in hospitals, schools and clinics.
Why Earn Your Doctor of Audiology at Adelphi?
- As part of the Long Island Doctor of Audiology consortium benefit from the combined resources of three universities—Adelphi, Hofstra and St. John’s—with access to each institution’s faculty, laboratory facilities and clinical partnerships.
- Learn to perform a wide variety of diagnostic, remedial and other critical services within the scope of practice for audiologists, while maintaining sensitivity to cultural and linguistic diversity.
- Work with experienced faculty in our state-of-the-art facilities at the Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders
100%** Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium - 2018-2019 Student Outcome Data
Exceptional Hands-On Learning
All students in the AuD program have the opportunity to participate in research at our on-campus Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders, providing speech, language, and hearing evaluations and therapy for the surrounding community. Six recently renovated labs are being relocated to Linen Hall. The labs include:
- Neurocognition of Communication Disorders Lab
- Voice and Quality of Life Lab
- Speech Science Lab
- Language Observation and Analysis Lab
- Augmentative/Alternative Communication Lab
- Telepractice Lab
- Neurophysiology in Speech-Language Pathology Lab
- Dysphagia Lab
- Dialect, Development and Language Disorders Lab
Students also have the opportunity to work with patients in international settings with the Starkey Hearing Foundation (SHF) as part of its Community Based Hearing Healthcare Program. These humanitarian trips allow students to provide free hearing healthcare and services to underserved communities. In recent years, students have participated in trips to El Salvador, Peru, the Philippines and India.
Application Requirements & Deadlines
The application deadline for Fall admission is February 1. Applicants for this program must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and should submit the following:
- Graduate application and $50 fee
- GRE scores
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal 300-word essay describing why you want to pursue a doctoral degree and your diverse qualities and/or experiences
- Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
- In-person interview
Students are required to show transcript evidence of the following six prerequisite courses at the time of application:
- Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
- Speech and Language Development
- Speech and/or Hearing Sciences
- Speech and/or Language Disorders
- Introduction to Audiology
Additional requirements include courses in the following areas:
- Physical Sciences
- Biological Sciences
- Social Sciences