AuD - Doctor of Audiology

Graduates of the AuD program at Montclair State University will be prepared to practice in as clinicians in hospitals, community clinics, rehabilitation centers, schools and private practice.

Upon graduation students from the AuD program at Montclair State will be eligible for licensure in New Jersey and for Certification by the Council for Clinical Certification of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association under the 2012 Certification Standards.

Mission

The mission of the Audiology program is to prepare audiologists to function as clinicians, educators, administrators and collaborators in research. 

As clinicians, graduates will be able to identify the hearing health needs of individuals and design; implement and evaluate treatment plans to meet those needs.

In education, graduates will be prepared to teach in undergraduate departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders, speech-language pathology master’s programs, hospitals, and community health care environments.

As administrators, graduates will plan, establish and evaluate audiology services in a variety of settings.

In research, graduates will have the skills that enable them to analyze new information in the field and apply it to clinical practice.

Program Objectives

The program objectives are to prepare audiologists to:

  1. Practice within the health care system in a variety of settings by providing a broad base of knowledge to serve patients of all ages.
  2. Use research skills to critically analyze new information in the field and develop independent research programs.
  3. Function as clinicians who are able to identify the hearing health needs of individuals and design, implement and evaluate treatment plans to meet those needs.
  4. Function as educators to teach in community health care environments as well as in undergraduate Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) departments and in master’s SLP programs.
  5. Function as administrators who are able to plan, establish and evaluate audiology services in a variety of settings.
  6. Function as clinical preceptors to provide clinical mentoring to future students in audiology while they complete their off-campus clinical placements and their fourth year clinical externship.
  7. Communicate care to others such as patients, colleagues and other health care professionals.

Accreditation

The Clinical Doctoral education program in Audiology (AuD) at Montclair State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. 

Student Outcome Measures

Program Completion Rate

Period

# completed program within 
expected time frame 

# completed later than
expected time frame

# not completing

% completed within 
expected time frame

2016-2017 11 0 1 92%
2015-2016 10 0 1 92%
2014-2015 9 1 0 90%
Three-year average     91%

Praxis Examination Pass Rates of Graduates

Period

# taking exam

# passed exam

pass rate (%)

2016-2017

9

8

88%

2015-2016

18

15

83%

2014-2015

14

14

100%

Three-year average

90%

 

Employment Rates of Graduates within 
One Year of Graduation

Period # graduates %of graduates
2015-2016 12 91%
2014-2015 15 91%
2013-2014 11 91%
Three-year average 91%

updated: 10/9/17