Audiologists work with patients of all ages that have hearing, balance, and related communication problems. They must be able to use clinical skills and technology to evaluate individuals and understand their symptoms which could include hearing loss and other auditory, balance, and neural problems. They perform tests and conduct treatment for each patient. They may specialize with elderly to very young patients. Audiologists may work in a hospital performing a variety of tasks including hearing screenings for newborns.
- Assist individuals with hearing, balance, and communication problems • Perform tests and treatments
- Possess strong attention to detail
Audiologist programs are available at the clinical doctoral level. This is the entry-level position. They are offered at a variety of universities. The pre-requisites for admission into the Audiologist program may vary depending on the school.
• Credentialed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Accredited Audiologist Schools in Michigan
Central Michigan University
Michigan State University
Wayne State University
Western Michigan University