NSU Audiology Takes You Further: Our Difference is Clear

If you’re motivated to become among the best in your profession - and ready to embrace the academic challenge that entails - Nova Southeastern University’s Audiology programs are designed with you in mind. Our comprehensive audiology programs go a step further than most:

  • Preparing new practitioners to enter the profession with greater confidence
  • Empowering working audiologists to stand out among their peers

Build Advanced Audiology Skills

  • Amplification
  • Auditory Processing
  • Coding and Reimbursement
  • Pediatric and Geriatric Audiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Business Management
  • Plus two to three times the vestibular training compared to most programs

Deepen Your Vestibular Expertise

Vestibular evaluation is a critical focus for audiologists. NSU’s specialized vestibular track provides specialized training to diagnose and address vestibular issues across all ages and conditions.

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NSU Doctor of Audiology Programs

Doctor of Audiology - Fort Lauderdale

Open to post-baccalaureate students, this four-year NSU Au.D. degree offers core audiology training, plus a specialized vestibular track, at our Fort Lauderdale campus.

Doctor of Audiology - United Kingdom

This evidence-based program is only open to master’s audiology graduates and draws working audiologists from around the globe to expand their academic and professional experience.

Quick Facts

Delivery Options

Post-bachelor’s Au.D. Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus: traditional weekday hours. Post-master’s Au.D. U.K.:London’s Central London, Cavendish area (extended weekends every other month)

Start Dates

AuD Fort Lauderdale/Davie: classes start in August. Apply by 2/15: both CSDCAS and supplemental NSU applications are required. Au.D. U.K.: classes start in January, May and August


Fort Lauderdale program tuition is $23,015 per year. U.K. program tuition is $689 per credit hour.

Credit Hours

Fort Lauderdale: four-year doctoral program: 119 post-baccalaureate credit hours. U.K.: open only to master-degreed applicants: 34 post-master’s credit hours.

Get the NSU Edge

Hands-On Curriculum

Fosters student, professor and peer interaction in a supportive and challenging environment. Students have access to diverse clinical experiences at our state-of-the-art on-campus clinic and at over 25 sites in the South Florida community.

2 to 3x More

NSU students get two to three times the vestibular training time, as compared to most programs (seven to ten credit hours vs. a typical two to three in other programs.) That helps you prevent more injuries and improve quality of life. Extend your expertise even further with our specialized Vestibular track.


Earning Potential


The employment rate for Audiologists is expected to grow 16% between 2018 and 2028 - “much faster than average” compared to all other occupations.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Audiologists


Average median salary for Audiologists in 2019

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Email Dr. Erica Friedland, or call (954) 262-7765.

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Doctor of Audiology: Program Details

General Information

  • Specific pre-requisite coursework is not required. In-progress bachelor's degree (with degree conferral prior to August 15) or conferred bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university/college is required.
  • Applicants are evaluated based upon undergraduate cumulative GPA, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, application essay, and invited interview.
  • Undergraduate preferred GPA is 3.2 or higher. 
  • An undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is not required by our program.  Students who enter with a degree other than CSD must take an additional course in the program.
  • There is no minimum GRE score required; however, a competitive applicant would have a combined score of 300 or better.
  • Applications are reviewed on a periodic basis and the deadline to apply is February 15th.
  • After the application is reviewed, those qualifying will be offered an interview.  This can be completed in-person (highly recommended) or via Skype.


All applicants for admission must submit or be responsible for the submission of the following:

  • A completed application through the centralized application service, or CSDCAS, and the supplemental NSU application along with a $50, non-refundable application fee
  • Three letters of academic recommendation from professors and/or supervisors are required and are facilitated through the CSDCAS application system.
  • Final official transcripts sent directly to CSDCAS from all previously attended undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report (taken within five years of the date of application) sent directly to CSDCAS using code 4997, which is the NSU Audiology CSDCAS GRE code.
  • All coursework from international institution(s) if applicant attended or is a graduate of any of international institution(s). An applicant is responsible for contacting one of the evaluation services listed below. An official course-by-course evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service to CSDCAS.

              Website: https://www.ece.org/ECE

              Website: https://www.wes.org/ 

    Applicants must also obtain an I-20 and be a full-time degree-seeking student.

    For additional information, contact the NSU Office of International Students and Scholarsat (954) 262-7240. Students are responsible for all housing and financial arrangements in advance of registration.

    The audiology committee on admissions will not consider an application until all required fees, credentials, transcripts, recommendations, and test scores have been received. The deadline to apply is February 15.

    The CSDCAS application help center can be found here.

  • Official transcript indicating conferral of a master's degree in audiology, by a regionally accredited institution in the UK. If master&'s degree if from outside the UK, please submit the transcript for evaluation to one of the following evaluation services. The official evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service to EPS.

  • Documentation of all professional certifications, licenses, or relevant credentialing materials
  • Vita documenting professional experiences and continuing education activities, professional affiliations, publications, and/or presentations. Supporting documentation of continuing education activities, publications, and/or presentations is recommended
  • Completed application and non-refundable fee of $50.00
  • Three letters of recommendation from instructors, supervisors, and/or coworkers.

All admissions materials must be sent to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
College of Health Care Sciences
Audiology Program Admissions
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

For admissions information, please contact the audiology department at audinfo@nova.edu or 954-262-7745.

Externship Sites for 2019-2020

Listed below are the current externship sites. These sites vary from year to year and students are not restricted to only these sites. 

Florida Locations

  • Miami Veterans Administration Healthcare System - Miami, FL
  • ENT and Allergy of Florida - Boca Raton and Jupiter, FL
  • Hear USA - Tampa, FL
  • Citrus Hearing - Clermont, FL
  • Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - Hollywood, FL
  • Greater Miami Audiology/South Florida ENT - Miami, FL
  • Mailman Center for Child Development, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami - Miami, FL
  • Orlando VA Medical Center - Orlando, FL
  • Bay Pines VA Healthcare System - Bay Pines, FL

Other Locations

  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital - Washington, DC
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York, NY
  • ENT Associates of Savannah -, Savannah, GA
  • VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Pittsburgh, PA
  • University of Illinois Hospital - Chicago, IL
  • VA Loma Linda Healthcare System - Loma Linda, CA
  • Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN

The graduate earning an Au.D. from the NSU Audiology Department will be able to:

  • Demonstrate clinical proficiency in diagnostic assessment methodology and the interpretation of diagnostic test results with a variety of clinical populations.
  • Develop and implement a plan for audiologic management and treatment based on clinical assessment data with a variety of clinical populations.
  • Collaborate and/or counsel effectively with patients, family members, care givers, and other professionals.
  • Evaluate and critically apply current research to determine and enhance clinical efficacy.
  • Demonstrate ability to assume a leadership role in professional, clinical, and scholarly activities.
  • Apply appropriate technologies to accomplish research, diagnosis, interpretation, management, and treatment activities.

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