Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Au.D. OPEN HOUSE dates:

  • Friday, July 7th, 2017 (3:30-5:30pm)
  • Friday, September 8th, 2017 (3:30-5:30pm)
  • Friday, October 13th, 2017 (3:30-5:30pm) 

RSVP for more information to the Director of the Au.D. program's graduate assistance, Julie Heggie:  

Enroll in one of the nation’s largest applied doctoral programs in audiology, and prepare for national certification and state licensure.

Fall admission only. Application Deadline: January 15. All prospective students are strongly encouraged to submit their applications and related materials as early as possible to permit us to schedule group interview dates in either December or January.

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 as early as possible to permit us to schedule group interview dates in either December or January. A face-to-face small group interview with audiology faculty is preferred. Skype or telephone interviews may be arranged when travel to Towson University is not possible. Applicants will be contacted to arrange a group interview after all other application materials have been received.

Students who apply will receive a decision offer in late February or early March, and will have until April 15 to accept the offer of admission.

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 from a regionally accredited college or university** . All GPA calculations for admissions are based on the student's entire undergraduate course of study.
  • A minimum GRE score of 290 (verbal + quantitative on GRE test).
    • A response to one of the following essay questions (choose only ONE question to answer) should be included with your application.

      1. If you could write a letter to the President of the American Academy of Audiology to address one important issue in audiology, what would that letter say?
      2. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
      3. What are the forces within health care that are most likely to influence the profession over the next 5-10 years?

* Your essay should be a maximum of two pages. Note: If you use references please include a separate reference list.

*Your essay may be uploaded with your application or emailed to with your identifying details included at the top of the essay.

  • Three letters of recommendation (the email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application).
  • Successful completion of the following prerequisite courses:
    A course in life science (e.g., biology) (3-4)
    Behavioral Statistics (3-4)
    A course in social science (e.g., psychology, sociology) (3)
    Phonetics (3) (Note: this course may be completed during the Au.D. program)
    Basic Mathematics (3)
    A course in physical science (e.g., chemistry, physics) (3-4)
    Language Development (3) (Note: this course may be completed during the Au.D. program)

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions