The Doctor of Audiology program utilizes the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) in its application process.

Students are admitted in the Fall Semester only.

Requirements for Admissions

  1. Transcripts must be submitted to CSDCAS 5-6 weeks before the application deadline to allow time for verification.  Only complete and verified applications will be considered.
  2. Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing a bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  3. In general, a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or better; or review of the last 60 hours.
  4. Three letters of reference from individuals qualified to assess your academic potential and at least one letter from a faculty member.
  5. A Purpose Statement.  Applicants are asked to express your motivation or desire to become an audiologist.  This should be written at the graduate level and demonstrate that you have an in-depth understanding of the profession of audiology. The narrative will be reviewed on your knowledge of the field, professional goals, and overall writing ability. 
  6. An interview will be required prior to admission to the Doctor of Audiology program.

Students are admitted on a competitive basis, based upon the criteria above.  Students must submit complete and verified applications by February 15 of the year in which they intend to matriculate.  Meeting these standards does not guarantee admission into the program.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score.  The GRE has been waived for the 2023 Admission cycle.  Previously, we recommended a combined GRE (Qualitative and Verbal) of at least 300 and a GPA of at least 2.5 or a combined GRE (Qualitative and Verbal) of at least 296 and a GPA of at least 3.0. The GRE Analytical Writing score was also required and reviewed. The GRE code for LSUHSC COMD CSDCAS is 7538.


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