Quick AuD Program Facts
2018-2019 Total Enrollment: 53
Program Duration: 12 Quarters
Student Outcome Data [pdf]

The accelerated AuD program at Northwestern University prepares you to become an independent practitioner across a variety of healthcare settings including private practice, medical clinics, hospitals, and university settings. Accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) and consistently ranked among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the AuD program prepares you to meet the challenges of audiologic practice today and tomorrow.

Approximately 18 students join the program each year, allowing us to ensure an outstanding faculty-to-student ratio. You will work closely with faculty who are world-renowned leaders in hearing loss diagnosis and management, speech perception, psychoacoustics, amplification devices, cochlear physiology, auditory neuroscience and electrophysiology, and auditory learning. Through academic courses, supervised clinical practicums, and a mentored capstone research project, you will learn and work with the latest advances in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with hearing and balance disorders.

Innovative Research

The Hugh Knowles Center supports innovative research initiatives, clinical practice development, and AuD student capstone research projects.

» Learn about the Knowles Hearing Center

Clinical Experience

Doctor of Audiology students spend their first year developing clinical skills in the Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning (NUCASLL).

» Learn about NUCASLL

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The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program at Northwestern University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Anyone wishing to file a complaint with CAA can find instructions on how to do so here [pdf].