Office: MacQuarrie Hall, #407
Shaum Bhagat, Chair
The mission of the Doctor of Audiology Program in the Department of Audiology is to provide students with an academic and clinical educational program that emphasizes a solid theoretical framework and facilitates learning outstanding clinical skills for providing high-quality services to individuals with hearing and balance disorders in our community. Graduates of our program will be ethical; culturally sensitive; committed to evidence-based practices; prepared to assume leadership roles; and experienced in, and appreciative of, an interprofessional team approach to patient care.
The Department of Audiology has received Developing Status from the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE), American Academy of Audiology, 11480 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 220, Reston VA 20191. The telephone number for ACAE is (703) 226-1056. The doctoral program in audiology (AuD) at San José State University is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. This is a “pre-accreditation” status with the CAA awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years. The full address and telephone number for CAA is Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071.