List of Audiology Schools in California
San Diego State University and University of California San Diego
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92812
San Diego State University (SDSU) and the University of California San Diego (UCSD) offer a joint doctoral program (AuD) in Audiology. The AuD Joint Doctoral Program involves faculty from the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences in the College of Health and Human Services at SDSU, and from the Division of Surgery (Otolaryngology) in the School of Medicine at UCSD. The joint doctoral program in audiology is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The AuD program is a four-year graduate degree program designed for individuals who intend to specialize in clinical practice and to meet professional standards requiring a clinical doctorate as the entry-level degree for a licensed audiologist.
California State University at Chico
400 West 1st Street, Chico, California
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at California State University - Chico offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The MA program is an accredited program by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) Council on Academic Accreditation. Both B.A. and M.A. programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders are offered, as well as Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential in Language, Speech, and Hearing. The degree requirements also coincide with the requirements for certification in speech-language pathology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and for licensure in speech-language pathology by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board of the State of Californias Department of Consumer affairs.
California State University at East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542
The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at California State University - East Bay offers a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and a Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology. The Bachelor of Science degree major in Speech Pathology and Audiology provides students with a background in theoretical and clinical areas fundamental to the understanding and management of communicative disorders and serves as the pre-professional training necessary for admission to graduate studies. The Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology is offered in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. The objective of this program is the professional preparation of each student, academically and clinically, for state licensure, clinical certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the credential as a public school Speech, Language and Hearing Specialist. This program has developed a reputation for rigorous and balanced professional training and is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
California State University at Fullerton - College of Communications
800 North State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92834
California State University at Fullerton offers a B.A. in Communicative Disorders which is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association since 1969 and a Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders. The Master of Arts Program in Communicative Disorders has been accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and provides an outstanding foundation for building a career as a speech-language pathologist.
California State University at Fresno - College of Health and Human Services
5310 North Campus Drive, Fresno, CA
CSU, Fresno offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies with an emphasis in Audiology, a bachelor of arts degree (B.A.) in communicative disorders with an emphasis in speech-language pathology, as well as a master of arts degree (M.A.) in speech-language pathology.
California State University at Long Beach - Department of Communicative Disorders
1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840
The Department of Communicative Disorders at California State University - Long Beach offers undergraduate (B.A.) and graduate degree (M.A.) programs in Communicative Disorders. These programs are fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Students graduating from the Master's program receive all of the academic and clinical practicum requirements for Clinical Certification by ASHA, licensing by the State of California, and are eligible for the Clinical Rehabilitative Services Credential issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
California State University at Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at California State University at Northridge offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with options in either Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology. This degree option leads to fulfillment of the academic requirements for certification as a speech-language pathologist by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, as well as fulfillment of the academic requirements for licensure as a speech-language pathologist in California and other states, and academic fulfillment of the requirements for a speech-language pathology specialist credential in the State of California for employment in the public schools. The Master of Science in Communication Disorders and Sciences with the option of Speech-Language Pathology, is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
California State University Los Angeles - College of Health and Human Services
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032
The Department of Communication Disorders at California State University at Los Angeles offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders which will prepare you to apply for a graduate degree in speech-language pathology or audiology, and a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology which will give you the competence to be eligible for a state license and national certification to work as a speech-language pathologist.
Loma Linda University - School of Allied Health Professions
Nichol Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92350
Loma Linda University offers a Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Bachelor of Science Degree Program (BS), a Speech-Language Pathology Master's Program and a Speech-Language Pathology Transitional Master's Program. The Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology BS program at Loma Linda University is a two-year track that begins with the fall quarter of the junior year. The LLU undergraduate program is specifically designed to prepare students for further study at the graduate level. Most students continue their education in an MS program in speech-language pathology. Other students complete graduate studies in audiology or in some other field of study. The master’s degree is required to enter the profession in most states, including California. Loma Linda University offers the MS in speech-language pathology. The MS is the entry-level for practice in speech-language pathology in virtually all states, including California. The Speech-Language Pathology Transitional Master's Program is designed for individuals who have graduated from an accredited college or university with a major in a field other than speech-language pathology.
California State University at Sacramento Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819
The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University at Sacramento offers both the Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree, however, the two degrees are integrated into one sequence of training. The Bachelor's degree provides background in theoretical and clinical areas necessary for graduate study. The Master's degree provides professional training for a career in speech-language pathology. Students with Bachelor's degrees in speech-language pathology from other institutions may enter the program as a graduate student, although some adjustments in their programs may be necessary. The program in Audiology is a Bachelor’s Degree which will prepare students to apply to graduate programs to pursue the Doctorate of Audiology to practice as an Audiologist.
San Jose State University - Communicative Disorders and Sciences Department
One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192
San Jose State University offers undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology programs. The undergraduate speech-language pathology program is a two-year program, typically beginning the fall semester of the Junior year. It provides a strong foundation in the topics of normal language acquisition, anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism; speech and hearing science; assessment and treatment strategies in communication disorders (speech, language, swallowing and hearing). The post-bac program is for students who meet all of the other admission criteria for the masters degree program but do not have a major in speech pathology or audiology. This program admits graduates with a variety of backgrounds such as mathematics, engineering, teaching, linguistics, dance, theater and foreign languages. The graduate program is a Master of Education with a Concentration in Speech-Language Pathology. This program offers an in-depth study of communication disorders. It covers the topics of human voice, speech fluency, swallowing, speech development, language development, and cognition. There is an emphasis on communication in culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Other areas of study include neuroanatomy and neuropathologies in speech, language and hearing, audiological testing and aural rehabilitation; research methods, and assessment methods.
San Francisco State University - Department of Special Education
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
The Department of Special Education at San Francisco State University has three degree programs: a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders, a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program. The programs curricula include all academic and clinical experiences necessary for ASHA certification in speech-language pathology; the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential in Language, Speech and Hearing; the Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential in Language, Speech and Hearing including Special Class Authorization; and the State of California license in speech-language pathology.
University of Redlands - Department of Communicative Disorders
1200 East Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373
University of Redlands offers degree programs which prepare students for careers in speech-language pathology or audiology. Students are prepared to work in the hospital-medical center, public schools and private practice settings. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders, Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology, Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential (SLPS), Special Class Authorization, Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology, and is an American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)-accredited program.
University of the Pacific - Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of the Pacific offers both Bachelors and Masters Degree programs. The focus of both programs is to provide a quality clinical education based in the research foundations of the profession.