More than 30 million Americans have some type of hearing problem. Hearing difficulties are often unrecognized by the person involved. Children and teenagers seldom complain about the symptoms of hearing loss, and adults may lose their hearing so gradually that they do not realize it is happening. The first step in the treatment of a hearing problem is a hearing evaluation by an audiologist. As the longest standing program in the nation, Central Michigan University's Professional Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) prepares students to become successful audiologists through a four-year curriculum consisting of classroom and extensive clinical experiences, and is accredited by both the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). The following links are available to learn more about ASHA
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Did you know...
- CMU has the longest running Au.D. program in the nation
- CMU's Cochlear Implant Program opened in January 2008
- Student Outcome Data
Communication Disorders (CDO)