Free Online Audiology Courses from Top Universities

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There are several online audiology courses offered free by top universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Open University. Read on to learn more about audiology and speech, hearing, and music.
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Free Audiology Courses

Students wishing to learn about audiology can take classes from two universities that offer online learning for free. The courses include topics like speech and hearing, how the ear works and the way music is perceived.

Open University

Students looking for audiology courses at this university can find two free courses available through the OpenLearn system. Courses provide an advanced overview of the outer, middle and inner ear and teach key information about human language.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Five audiology courses are available through MIT's OpenCourseWare. Classes teach on the biology of the ear, the cochlea's function and mechanics, speech and auditory biophysics, inner-ear development and hearing loss. A special class dealing with music perception touches on psychology and the personality/culture of music. Students also have the opportunity to study hearing through experimental approaches and explore acoustic signals to gain a better understanding of the physiology of the ear.

Free Online Audiology Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Hearing course from Open University Graduate Text No Yes No
From Sound to Meaning: Hearing, Speech and Language from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes Yes Yes
The Peripheral Auditory System course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Molecular Biology for the Auditory System course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text No Yes Yes
Modeling Issues in Speech and Hearing course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Music Perception and Cognition course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes
Physiology of the Ear course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Education (EdD) - Special Education
      • PhD in Education - Early Childhood Special Education
    Master's
      • MS in Education - Special Education (Non-Licensure; Grades K-12)
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Nursing
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Education - Special Education
      • Ph.D. in Education - Special Education
      • Ed.S. in Educational Leadership - Special Education
      • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
    Master's
      • M.Ed. - Individualized Degree Program - NILD Educational Therapy
      • M.Ed. in K-12 Special Education - General Curriculum Licensure
      • M.Ed. in K-12 Special Education - Non-Licensure
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Campus and Online Programs
    5. Miller-Motte College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Allied Health Management - Bachelor of Science
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Brenau University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education
  • Nashville, TN

    Vanderbilt University

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Walden University

  • Doctor of Education (EdD) - Special Education
  • PhD in Education - Early Childhood Special Education
  • MS in Education - Special Education (Non-Licensure; Grades K-12)

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Purdue University Global

  • MS in Nursing

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Regent University

  • Doctor of Education - Special Education
  • Ph.D. in Education - Special Education
  • M.Ed. - Individualized Degree Program - NILD Educational Therapy
  • M.Ed. in K-12 Special Education - General Curriculum Licensure

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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Miller-Motte College

  • Allied Health Management - Bachelor of Science

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Brenau University

  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education

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