>> So, now that the applications are being sent, how many audiologists are
> going to apply for their Au.D.?
>> I'm really undecided. I can see the pros and cons to it. I think that if
> I get it, I won't put it on my card or start calling myself "doctor."
> Probably just get it and stick it in a drawer for a while and see how the
> whole Au.D. issue shakes out.
>> This Au.D. by accreditation raises some interesting issues. In my state,
> hearing aid dispensers are not allowed to call themselves "doctor" unless
> the title has been earned. It is arguable if holders of AFA's Au.D. will
> be able to present themselves as "doctor" and I'm sure there'll be a legal
>> Just curious what the bionet.audiology folks think of all this. By the
> way, for those who haven't received their applications, an Au.D. goes for
>> David Weesner, MA, CCC/A
> New Jersey
You mean to say I could buy a degree for only $750.00???