New Communiqué Article - Perceived Benefits of the AuD Degree Among Canadian Audiologists

30 June, 2021
Andrea Ruotolo, AuD, Rex Banks, AuD and Melanie Gibson, MA
SAC News
Communication Health Assistants

The United States is the only country that requires a doctoral degree (AuD. PhD, or equivalent) as the entry-level requirement for audiology professionals. Currently, Canada requires a master’s degree to practice. However, an increasing number of Canadian audiologists with a master’s degree have enrolled in and completed an online doctorate in audiology in recent years.

Researchers have conducted a study aiming to assess perceptions of Canadian audiologists with an AuD degree who previously practiced with a master’s degree.

Read the results on SAC's Communiqué Blog

* Please note that this article was originally published in the Canadian Audiologist