Establishing standards to ensure academic quality for audiology programs.

Why ACAE Accreditation?

ACAE is the only accrediting body "of, by, and for" audiologists in the United States focused solely on the academic quality and continuous improvement of audiology education and Doctor of Audiology (AuD) programs. Key advantages of ACAE accreditation include:


Dedicated team of audiologists and support staff working towards fostering program improvement

Collaborative and consultative approach to accreditation reviews

Site visits that are thorough, collegial, and transparent with feedback

Rigorous standards that reflect the knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of audiology today and in the years to come

Committed to mutual growth through continuous quality assurance and self reflection

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Start the Accreditation Journey Now

Ready to begin the accreditation process? Choose the right path below and learn more about eligibility, fees, standards, and the accreditation process.


Developing AuD Programs

Is your audiology program under development and not yet recruiting students? Start the first step towards Developing Status here.


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Established AuD Programs

Is your program established at your university, but not currently ACAE accredited? Begin the ACAE Accreditation process here.



ACAE Accredited Programs

Is your program seeking ACAE reaccreditation? Start the process here.


ACAE Fully Accredited and Developing Status Programs

ACAE is proud to guide programs through the developing status process all the way to getting fully accredited. Access our directory of ACAE accredited programs and programs currently in developing status below.


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