Audiologists are experts in the non-medical management of the auditory and vestibular (balance) systems. Audiologists hold masters or doctoral degrees from accredited universities with special training in the prevention, identification, assessment and non-medical treatment of hearing disorders. They are licensed by individual states to practice their profession.An audiologist uses a variety of tests and procedures to assess hearing and balance function and to fit and dispense hearing aids and other assistive devices for hearing.
Audiologists specialize in the study of:
In addition, audiologists may: