College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Health Sciences

About This Program

The Ph.D. degree in Audiology provides the student with a strong theoretical background and research competencies in communication processes and/or disorders and is ideal for those interested academic and research careers in communication sciences. This program may be undertaken simultaneously or sequentially with the Doctor of Audiology degree. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Applications to the Ph.D. inAudiology are not being accepted at this time.

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*


  • 13.3% much faster than the average
  • 13,800 number of jobs
  • $81,030 potential earnings

Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

  • 20.5% much faster than the average
  • 254,000 number of jobs
  • $99,090 potential earnings

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 138,300 number of jobs
  • $91,510 potential earnings

Speech-language pathologists

  • 24.9% much faster than the average
  • 162,600 number of jobs
  • $80,480 potential earnings


Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.