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Basic Audiometry and Hearing Problems

Program Overview

School audiometrists administer tests on students to assess and measure hearing. This online course examines the anatomy and physiology of the auditory mechanism including the nature of the acoustic stimulus, hearing disorders, problems of the hard of hearing, and pure-tone audiometry. The successful completion of the course leads to the Certificate of Registration as a School Audiometrist, granted by the California Department of Health Services. 


  • Meets the requirements to apply for certification as a California School Audiometrist
  • Work independently to complete coursework online
  • Use precision hearing testing equipment & gain knowledge to perform screening and threshold tests
  • Learn to keep accurate records and prepare necessary reports
  • Earn 3 semester units of degree-applicable-level credit when you successfully complete the course



  • Internet access
  • Email address
  • Virus protection software
  • Microsoft Word

* For practical assignments and Final Exam the AudSim Flex software will be a requirement.

More information will be provided by instructor. To review system requirements please visit 


Final Exam

  • Online and written

The practical final will be proctored virtually by the instructor. More information provided during first day of class. 

Audiometrist Certificate

The Audiometrist Certificate can be obtained by submitting an application to the California Department of Health Services.

Course Offerings

Spring 2021 - Registration Now Open

Spring 2021
Semester Course Dates Registration Deadline
Spring 2021 January 25 - May 14, 2021 January 19, 2021
Summer 2021 June 2, 2021 – August 11, 2021 Coming Soon!

**Please note that CSUSB will be on the semester system beginning Fall 2020.

Course Fees


*Dates and Fees subject to change

This is an online academic credit course. Once you have been given your password and access to the online course, refunds or transfer of fees are no longer possible. The refund policies for the College of Extended and Global Education can be found on our website at: This is a graded academic course, and thus, follows the campus academic calendar dates. Please visit to view important deadlines for the term.