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

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    1. Kaplan University

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    2. Purdue University

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    3. The George Washington University

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    5. Colorado State University Global

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    6. Grand Canyon University

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    7. American University

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    8. Northcentral University

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Kaplan University

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Education in Special Education

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The George Washington University

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  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Operations and Healthcare Management

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Herzing University

  • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
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Colorado State University Global

  • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration

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Grand Canyon University

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American University

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Northcentral University

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