About the Program

The aim of the audiometry program is to develop new technological innovations with verbal communication skills, to know and use scientific methods about the diagnosis of hearing loss and balance disorder patients, apply hearing and balance tests, have professional foreign language knowledge, follow current developments in the field, have the ability to practice with competence, to train qualified health technicians. The components of training and adaptation training of hearing aids and cochlear implants include the application of subjective, objective hearing and balance tests, which are thought to be necessary for hearing and balance disorder patients with hearing aids and cochlear implant companies and hospitals' ENT services. This training aims to provide our students with the skills of effective verbal communication, team work, awareness of problems and problem-solving skills as well as professional knowledge and skills.

Educational Opportunities

A strong academic and physical infrastructure has been prepared for this program. Students also have summer internships in addition to their yearly practices related to their professions. There is a wide range of possibilities as internship for students. There are possibilities of reinforcement during the semester practices with experienced instructors to apply the learning outcomes. There are many clubs and facilities that support social, cultural and sports activities that students can benefit from in our university. Our experienced faculty members are educated with the most up-to-date information and continue to develop professionally. The Audiometry Associate Degree Program offers its graduates the knowledge and competence they need in order to work in hospitals or hearing centers.

Career Areas

The graduates of the program can work under the supervision of an audiologist or an otolaryngologist, in the audiology clinics of public or private hospitals, or in the schools for hearing-impaired. At birth clinics, they can perform hearing tests on newborn babies and can perform hearing screening tests in schools. They can also take part in industry noise measurements and public hearing screenings. In addition, hearing aid and cochlear implant distributors and audiological diagnostic centers are also in need of audiometrists. Hearing aids and cochlear implant companies appoint audiometrist as technical staff to comply with legal requirements.

Contact

Cyprus International University
Vocational School of Health Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU206
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension:2251
School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: fgokdogan@ciu.edu.tr

Duration

2 years

Degree

AS

Language

Turkish