Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Get the details on how to apply to one of the nation’s largest applied doctoral programs in Audiology (Au.D.). 

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Application Deadline

The Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program has a specific deadline for all application materials (January 15); however, all prospective students are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and related materials to CSDCAS as early as possible to allow CSDCAS to verify your materials in a timely manner.

Admission Requirements

Complete the CSDCAS application:

  • Request that official transcripts from all US institutions attended be sent to CSDCAS
  • Respond to two essay prompts:
  1. What do you see as major trends in the field of audiology? Please substantiate your answer with relevant data and citations. 
  2. You are the graduate program director for the audiology program at NoName University and have been tasked with the decision of drafting the COVID-19 vaccine policy for the program for Fall 2022. Would you mandate vaccination as a requirement to be enrolled in the program, or not? Please provide a justification for either stand you take. 
  • GRE scores are not required.
  • Request 3 letters of recommendation be sent through the CSDCAS recommender portal, we encourage these to be from professors.
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume

Complete Towson University’s supplemental graduate application by January 15:  

A few more important details for applicants:

You must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university to begin our graduate program. Please note, we do not have a specific undergraduate major requirement to apply to our Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. The following are our pre-requisite course requirements:

  • Physical Science (3 credits; must be Physics or Chemistry)
  • Biological Science (3 credits; e.g. Biology)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits; e.g. Sociology, Psychology)
  • Basic Mathematics (3 credits)
  • Statistics (3 credits)
  • Phonetics (3 credits)*
  • Language Development (3 credits)*

*These courses can be taken during the Au.D. program

Recommended target GPA is 3.5. Lower GPAs, above a 3.0, will be considered based on the rigor of the undergraduate program and competitiveness of the entire application and in accordance with the holistic admission process described above. 

For questions about the graduate program or CSDCAS please e-mail . If you have questions about the status of your supplemental application please contact Graduate Admissions at 410-704-2113 as they will have the most updated status.


For international students a TOEFL iBT score of 100 or above is required. A U.S. degree does not waive the requirement of TOEFL for this program.

Official evaluations of transcripts from all foreign institutions must be sent to CSDCAS as follows:

  • Use the World Education Services (WES) link in the Academic History section of the application to order your official WES evaluation OR
  • Use the "Download Evaluation Request Form" in the Academic History section of the application to request an evaluation from an evaluation service other than WES.   

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions.

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions

How to Apply 

  • Complete the Towson University online Graduate Application.
  • International graduate students may have additional admission and application requirements. See information about how to apply.