School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Communication Disorders

Department of Communication Disorders

Audiology Program

The audiology program offers 128 credit hour program beginning in the fall semester. Our curriculum spans 12 semesters for full-time students. For prospective applications, we are able to accommodate one-on-one tours or meetings, and an annual open house. We currently do not have scholarships or graduate assistantships. If you are accepted into our program, there is a $200 acceptance fee. For additional information, please refer to our admissions requirements located here, or email our admissions advisor at  

The Department of Communication Disorders will begin accepting applications for the Doctor of Audiology program after August 1st for fall attendance. 

Online Application 
The Doctor of Audiology program uses the CSDCAS in its application process. 
Click the links below to enter the CSDCAS webpages: 
Main Application Page 
FAQs and Information Page 

Only completed and verified applications will be considered. Transcripts must be submitted to the CAS 5-6 weeks before the application deadline to allow time for verification. It is the student's responsibility to monitor the application's progress and ensure it is completed and verified by the deadline. If you require assistance filling out the application, please contact the Office of Disability Services at or at (504) 568-2211. 

Timeline for Application 
Applications must be received by February 15th of the year you intend to matriculate. 

Doctor of Audiology Admission Requirements in Addition to the Application  
•              Completed or be in the process of completing a bachelor's degree from an accredited university 
•              Minimum Undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (in a 4.0 system) 
•              Letters of Recommendation 
•              Personal Essay 
•              In-person interview 

  1. Graduate Record Examination 

GRE scores have been waived for this year’s Admissions Cycle. The program uses a multi-faceted rubric to determine admissions based upon GPA, personal statement, and personal interview. 

  1. Letters of Recommendation

All Applications must seek three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to assess your academic potential and at least one letter from a faculty member. 

  1. Personal Essay

All applicants seeking admission to Doctor of Audiology program must submit a typed, personal essay. Applicants must respond to the following: 
-motivation or desire to become an audiologist.   
-in-depth understanding of the profession of audiology  
- professional goals 
-overall writing ability 

  1. In-Person Interview

All applicants will report to LSUHSC for an in-person interview with Audiology Faculty. Online interviews are allowed for out-of-state applicants.

Other Information 
Tuition and Fees 
Technical Standards 

The audiology program will not accept transfer of coursework taken by an application in any other program.


Available student work positions can be found here.
For additional information regarding:
LSUHSC’s diversity policy, ESL/TOEFL, background checks, student health requirements, readmission and leave of absence policy please refer to our Student Handbook. For information on the Louisiana Higher Education Foreign Security Act Screening click here.


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