About PACS

The Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (PACS) at Washington University School of Medicine offers exceptional graduate education in audiology, deaf education, and speech and hearing sciences.

PACS provides students with a uniquely supportive and approachable atmosphere where they are encouraged and respected by one another and faculty as they develop their passion, knowledge, and experience. With hearing research programs, a school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, and audiology clinics located on campus, our students gain a breadth and depth of firsthand experience with opportunities to further their education and career. As one of the oldest and most respected centers for education, clinical care, and research in hearing disorders, balance, and language, our history is rich in groundbreaking discoveries and our highly ranked graduate programs are taught by some of the leading minds in the fields.

By preparing passionate and experienced graduates, we strive to improve outcomes for people with hearing disorders.

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The sky is the limit at Washington University. There are so many opportunities in the PACS program and the School as a whole. I was able to explore the parts of audiology that interested me most, while still feeling like I got a very well-rounded education.

— Jamie Glater, AuD ’10

Audiologist, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.

 

What is PACS?

The Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (PACS) offers graduate education programs in audiology, deaf education, and speech and hearing sciences. PACS is a member of a consortium of programs known as CID at Washington University School of Medicine. The consortium also includes hearing research programs and adult audiology clinics.

Related websites

Washington University School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology:

St. Louis Children’s Hospital Audiology

CID – Central Institute for the Deaf