What is an Audiologist?
A Clinical Audiologist has earned a doctorate and/or masters degree in Audiology and has completed a year of residency in Audiology. The emphasis is on the sciences of hearing and balance. Coursework includes but is not limited to Anatomy and Physiology, Hearing Science, Speech Science, Neural Science, and coursework specific to Audiological Diagnostics, Auditory Rehabilitation, Hearing Aids, and to Speech and Language Development.
Audiologists are found in a variety of settings, including medical, university, private practice, and industrial. Some Audiologists will focus on particular specializations, such as working with cochlear implants.