Audiology is the science of hearing, balance and related disorders. Audiologists use advanced technology and procedures to diagnose and treat a patient’s hearing and balance problems. Clinical audiologists work in a variety of settings.
Audiology offers a wide variety of career paths and job settings. You can be an entrepreneur and own a private practice or work for an international hearing solutions company. Want to do something else? There are many options and opportunities.
Academic Entry Requirement
- Grade 12 – Science Stream (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology)
- MBA – Graduation in Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation
- Diploma in (Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation) for 1-2 years, Pursue B.Sc. in (Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation) for 3 years/PG Diploma in Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation
- Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology) for 4 years (3 years study + 1year internship)
- Sc. in (Audiology) for 3 years
- MASLP in Master of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology) for 2 years
- Sc. in (Audiology) for 2 years
- Sc. in (Audiology and Speech Rehabilitation) for 2 years
- Doctor of Philosophy in Audiology (Ph.D.) for 3-5 years
Who can hire?
Audiology Career Paths » Private Practice Owner » Clinical Audiologist or Specialist » Academic Faculty » Researcher » Manufacturer » Forensic Audiologist » Occupational Health » Educational Audiologist » Intraoperative Monitoring
Audiology Job Settings » Clinics » Colleges and Universities » Hearing Health-Care Manufacturing Companies » Hospitals » Private Practices » Research Facilities » Schools » Military and Government Agencies
- Audiologists perform any of the following functions:
- prescribe and fit hearing aids
- assist in cochlear implant programs
- perform ear- or hearing-related surgical monitoring
- design and implement hearing conservation programs and newborn hearing screening programs
- provide hearing rehabilitation training such as
- auditory training
- speech reading
- listening skills improvement