Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City

Train in the top-ranked Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium—three universities united for one vital mission.

Logos of Adelphi, Hofstra and St. John's Universities


Why Earn a Doctor of Audiology (AuD)?

With a Doctor of Audiology, you’ll make a powerful difference in the lives of your patients—gaining a strong scientific and theoretical background. You’ll build clinical skills that allow successful prevention, identification, assessment and treatment of individuals with dysfunction in hearing and communication, balance and other auditory-related systems. Upon graduation, you can pursue top clinical leadership positions in hospitals, schools and clinics.

Why Choose Our Doctor of Audiology Program?

100%* * Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium: 2019–2020 Student Outcome Data
of our AuD students passed their Praxis exams.
Long Island Doctor of Audiology Consortium: 2019–2020 Student Outcome Data

The Long Island AuD Consortium truly sees the potential in each student. Led by faculty who provide outstanding academic, clinical and research guidance, the program prepares students to be well-rounded audiologists.

Colleen O'Brien, ’20 AuD student

Program Info

Certification Information

Graduates of the Long Island AuD Consortium are eligible for certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and state licensure in audiology.

An audiology student performs a hearing evaluation at Adelphi.


In January 2020, seven-third year audiology doctoral students and two clinical professors, Dr. Ianthe Dunn-Murad and Dr. Rose Valvezan had the unique and humbling opportunity to travel with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to El Salvador, Central America to provide hearing services to over 1,200 individuals with hearing loss and hearing impairments.

Application Requirements & Deadlines

The application deadline for Fall admission is February 1. Applicants for this program must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and should submit the following:

  • Graduate application and $50 fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal 300-word essay describing why you want to pursue a doctoral degree and your diverse qualities and/or experiences
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • In-person interview for qualified candidates

Students are required to show transcript evidence of the following six prerequisite courses at the time of application:

  • Phonetics
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanism
  • Speech and Language Development
  • Speech and/or Hearing Sciences
  • Speech and/or Language Disorders
  • Introduction to Audiology

Additional requirements include courses in the following areas:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Mathematics/Statistics
GRE scores will be waived for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022 admission due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to complete a separate admissions application and to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score 550 pen and paper / 213 computer-based / 80 Internet-based test).

TOEFL requirements will be waived if you can prove that you earned your bachelor’s degree in a university/college in the United States or the following countries:

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec/Montreal)
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Greenland
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • New Zealand
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • South Africa
  • Tobago
  • Trinidad
  • Turks and Cacaos Islands
  • United Kingdom
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Awards & Recognition

Suzanne Miller
Interim Program Coordinator, Long Island Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Consortium
Phone Number
St. John Hall Room 344J
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens NY 11439
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