Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program at the University of Louisville has administrative and academic roots in both the School of Medicine and the School of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (S.I.G.S.).  As a “first professional degree” program, the AuD program has reason to honor the mission statements of both Schools.  Additionally, all degree programs are obliged to align their missions with the overarching mission of the University.

The Mission of the University of Louisville: The University of Louisville pursues excellence and inclusiveness in its work to educate and serve its community through:

  • teaching diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in order to develop engaged citizens, leaders, and scholars,
  • practicing and applying research, scholarship and creative activity, and
  • providing engaged service and outreach that improve the quality of life for local and global communities.

The University is committed to achieving preeminence as a nationally recognized metropolitan research university.

The Mission of the University of Louisville School of Medicine: Our mission is to improve the health of our patients and our communities through excellence and leadership in education, clinical care, research, and community engagement.

The Mission of the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS): To advocate for graduate education, graduate students, and interdisciplinary programs, and to promote the teaching and training of post baccalaureate students.  The unit, through the Graduate Council, establishes minimum guidelines for graduate education that maintain high standards and oversees policies for administering graduate education at the University of Louisville. SIGS also partners with the academic units to support graduate students, financially and professionally, and help those units recruit, retain, and prepare students for successful careers.\

The Mission of the University of Louisville Program in Audiology: To be a vital component in the University of Louisville's quest to become a premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university and to excel in the education of audiologists for careers in teaching, research, patient care and community service. To achieve this mission, the Program in Audiology will continually seek improvement and excellence within the four pillars of Education, Clinical Care, Research, and Community Engagement.  We will:

  • Provide the highest quality professional education for our students on the academic and clinical foundations of audiology in a way that conforms to the national standards and promotes critical thinking
  • Deliver evidence based patient-centered care in all aspects of audiology practice,
  • Conduct clinical research that contributes to improved patient outcomes and includes dissemination of findings to the national and international professional community, and
  • Engage in the community via partnerships and collaborations.

 

The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program at the University of Louisville has administrative and academic roots in both the School of Medicine and the School of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies (S.I.G.S.).  As a “first professional degree” program, the AuD program has reason to honor the mission statements of both Schools.  Additionally, all degree programs are obliged to align their missions with the overarching mission of the University.

The Mission of the University of Louisville: The University of Louisville pursues excellence and inclusiveness in its work to educate and serve its community through:

  • teaching diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in order to develop engaged citizens, leaders, and scholars,
  • practicing and applying research, scholarship and creative activity, and
  • providing engaged service and outreach that improve the quality of life for local and global communities.

The University is committed to achieving preeminence as a nationally recognized metropolitan research university.

The Mission of the University of Louisville School of Medicine: Our mission is to improve the health of our patients and our communities through excellence and leadership in education, clinical care, research, and community engagement.

The Mission of the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS): To advocate for graduate education, graduate students, and interdisciplinary programs, and to promote the teaching and training of post baccalaureate students.  The unit, through the Graduate Council, establishes minimum guidelines for graduate education that maintain high standards and oversees policies for administering graduate education at the University of Louisville. SIGS also partners with the academic units to support graduate students, financially and professionally, and help those units recruit, retain, and prepare students for successful careers.