Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

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Hearing Instrument Specialist

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,753

Description:

Hearing instrument specialists (HIS) are valued members of a hearing health-care team. They conduct comprehensive diagnostic hearing assessments, develop hearing health-care plans, dispense advanced digital assistive hearing devices and evaluate outcomes using evidence-based verification methods.



In the Hearing Instrument Specialist diploma program, you develop the academic knowledge and hands-on, real-world experience required to become a valued hearing health professional. We combine online and in-person learning models, work-integrated learning, exceptional faculty and state of the art facilities to prepare students to skillfully work within their scope of practice and collaborate effectively as part of an interdisciplinary health-care team. Graduates of our program develop the confidence to adapt to the evolving needs of today’s patient and the emerging technologies for patient care and hearing devices. This program develops holistic and critical thinkers, confident clinicians and compassionate communicators who will become outstanding professionals, effective practitioners and leading contributors in their field.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   Biology 
To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) or Grade 11 M or U Mathematics (MCF3M or MCR3U), Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U or equivalent), Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) and One Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U course in addition to those listed above.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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