Hearing Instrument Specialist Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to test the hearing of, and to select, fit and dispense appropriate hearing aids for, patients. Includes instruction in acoustics, anatomy and physiology of the ear, hearing testing, hearing aid fitting and technology, health promotion and rehabilitation, counseling and communication, business management, and professional ethics.

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Hearing Instrument Specialist Major

What Courses Do Hearing Instrument Specialist Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Hearing Instrument Specialist majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Acoustics
  • Anatomy
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Ethics
  • Hearing Testing
  • Management
  • Physiology