Admission to the Au.D./Ph.D. dual degree program requires admission to the Au.D. program (see Au.D. Admission Criteria) , successful completion of at least one semester in the Au.D. program, a letter of support from one member of the USF Audiology research faculty, demonstration of competency in communication skills as determined by the chairperson or delegate, and approval by the USF Au.D./Ph.D. Admissions Committee.