Join the Connecticut Academy
Membership as a Fellow shall be open to all audiologists who have been awarded at least a master’s degree in audiology or the equivalent thereof from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning prior to January 1, 2007 and are licensed by the state to practice audiology. Applicants who have been awarded a degree in audiology after Jan. 1, 2007, must hold a doctoral degree in audiology or the equivalent from a regionally accredited academic institution. Fellows shall have the right to vote upon: (1) election of officers and directors; and (2) such matters as may be presented to the membership by vote by the Board of Directors.
A Student Member is one who is actively enrolled in an audiology graduate program at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. Student members hold all rights and obligations of Fellow membership, except they shall not vote or hold office. Student membership terminates when all requirements for graduation from the program have been met, at which time the Student becomes eligible to become a Fellow of the Academy. Students will need to renew their membership annually.
A Professional Affiliate Member is one who holds a masters or doctoral degree (or equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, and has an active professional interest in hearing, hearing science, or audiology and is not an audiologist or is not otherwise eligible for membership as a Fellow. Affiliate members hold all rights and obligations of regular membership, except they shall not vote or hold office. Affiliated members are prohibited from using affiliation with the Academy for the promotion of commercial products or services.
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