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

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    1. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
      • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management
      • Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Special Education
      • Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Winthrop University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Education in Special Education Intervention
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Flexible MBA - Health Care Management - Campus
      • Flexible MBA - Health Care Management - Hybrid
      • Flexible MBA - Health Care Management - Online
      • MS in Health Care Management - Campus
      • MS in Health Care Management - Hybrid
      • MS in Health Care Management - Online
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Purdue University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Education in Special Education
  • Online Programs Available
    6. George Mason University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management
      • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Online Programs Available
    7. University of Delaware

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Concentration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Saint Joseph's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Education - Special Education - Master's Only
      • MS in Education - Special Education and Special Education Certification
      • MS - Health Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    9. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Nursing
      • Master of Healthcare Admin
      • Master: Nursing/Nurse Administrator
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Health Science
      • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin

Featured Schools

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American University

  • Master of Science in Healthcare Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management

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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

  • Master of Arts in Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration

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Winthrop University

  • Master of Education in Special Education Intervention

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Flexible MBA - Health Care Management - Campus
  • Flexible MBA - Health Care Management - Hybrid
  • Flexible MBA - Health Care Management - Online

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Education in Special Education

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George Mason University

  • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Master of Health Administration in Health Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics

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University of Delaware

  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Concentration

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Saint Joseph's University

  • MS in Education - Special Education - Master's Only
  • MS in Education - Special Education and Special Education Certification
  • MS - Health Admin

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