Credit: Andrea Ruotolo, AuD, Rex Banks, AuD and Melanie Gibson, MA
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.