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Doctor of Audiology Program

Department of Audiology & Speech Pathology

Application Deadline:  February 1st



Admission Requirements:

  1. Cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for the last two years of undergraduate study.
  2. Submission of quantitative, qualitative, and analytical writing GRE scores.
  3. At least 8 credit hours in lab sciences (chemistry, biology, or physics).
  4. At least six credit hours of college level mathematics of which three hours must be statistics.
  5. At least six credit hours of of behavioral and or social sciences such as abnormal, developmental, and/or experimental psychology, sociology or anthropology. 


Application Process:

  1. Fill out online application or request a paper application from the graduate school by calling (423) 439-4221. Indicate on the application whether you want to be considered for a Graduate Assistantship or Tuition Scholarship.
  2. Pay $55 application fee.
  3. Send GRE scores from ETS.  The ETSU institution code is 1198.
  4. Send official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (must be received in a sealed school envelope). 

    Mail Transcripts to:
    East Tennessee State University
    School of Graduate Studies
    P.O. Box 70720
    Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
  5. Three letters of recommendation: sent in an online system
    Use this link for instructions to submit letter of recommendation: 
    http://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/documents/forms/onlinelorapplicantsguide.pdf 
  6. Personal Statement (included in online application; may also be emailed as a pdf document to Ms. Shella Bennett)
  7. A Curriculum Vita or Resume is not required; however, if you wish to submit one you may email it as a PDF document to Ms. Shella Bennett.
  8. Interview (Will be scheduled after review of all applications.)
  9. If admitted prior to receiving undergraduate degree, an official transcript showing degree awarded must be sent to the School of Graduate Studies.

    *Applications are processed in the order they are received (Please submit the application first and then send application materials as available) 


    Any questions about the application process please contact:

    Shella Bennett, M.Ed., CPS
    Data Analyst/Graduate Specialist
    East Tennessee State University
    School of Graduate Studies
    P.O. Box 70720
    Johnson City, TN 37614-1710
    Phone: (423) 439-4708
    Fax: (423) 439-5624
    Email:  

    Any questions about the audiology program please contact:

    Jacek Smurzynski, Ph.D.
    Department of ASLP
    East Tennessee State University
    Phone: (423) 439-4536
    Email:  

The Audiology program at ETSU is fully accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) until 2020. 

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