Audiologists diagnose, manage, and treat patients who have hearing, balance, or related problems.

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Audiology at a Glance

Audiologists are health care professionals who diagnose, manage, and treat hearing, balance, or ear problems. They work in the field of Audiology, which is the science of hearing and balance. They determine the severity and type of hearing loss a patient has and develop a plan for treatment.  

Pre-Admission Coursework:  Check Sheet (PDF)Accessible Check Sheet (PDF)

References: Typically, programs require three letters and most require that at least some letters be written by faculty.  KU prefers that college instructors provide these recommendations, but past supervisors during employment or volunteer positions are also acceptable. 

Shadowing Experience or Introductory Course:  Shadowing experience is recommended 

Healthcare Experience: Recommended and should include patient contact 

Community Service/Leadership Experience: Recommended 

Research Experience: Recommended 

Pre-Admission Standardized Tests: KU does not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), but it is required by some programs 

Student Organizations: National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, International Pre-Health Sciences Organization, Delta Epsilon Mu (co-ed healthcare fraternity), University of Kansas Women in Medicine, Future Leaders in Healthcare 

Application Deadline: January 15 

Resume Required: Yes 

Centralized Application Service: Communication Science and Disorders Central Application System (CSDCAS)  

Early Decision Option: No 

Interview Required: No 

Rolling Admissions: No