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The Ph.D. or the Au.D.?

dybala at utdallas.edu dybala at utdallas.edu
Sat Jul 27 15:14:23 EST 1996


 
The AuD is a clinical degree,:   
the PhD is a research one.: 

If you want to do research go for the PhD.
The AuDs and the PhDs will be competeing for different jobs,
besides there are only three AuDs right now!

Spbraj (spbraj at aol.com) wrote:
> I am an M.S. audiologist (certified) exploring career options, and
> thinking of continuing my education. I am interested in research and
> teaching in an 
> academic setting. My question is- what impact will the Au.D. have on
> persons 
> like myself that are primarily interested in research audiology with a
> secondary
> interest in clinical audiology? Will the implementation of Au.D. programs
> limit
> job opportunities for Ph.D. audiologists? What will the future be like for
> Ph.D.'s?
>  I would sincerely welcome any opinions from other audiologists and
> hearing scientists.

>     A concerned audiologist in Arizona


>  
-- 
Thank you for your support,
Paul Dybala
dybala at utdallas.edu
http://wwwpub.utdallas.edu/~dybala/kelly.htm



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