Hearing Aid Specialist

Prepare for a rewarding career as a hearing aid specialist.

A Hearing Aid Specialist is a healthcare professional who is responsible for assessing hearing and providing services to hard of hearing individuals who can benefit from the use of hearing aids. Instruction includes acoustics, hearing instrument sciences, anatomy and physiology of the human auditory system, pathophysiology of the auditory system, psychological aspects of hearing loss, tests of the hearing organ, making impressions of the ear, business aspects of the hearing industry, overview of related fields and medical implants to improve hearing. Graduates from the Hearing Aid Specialist program will be eligible to sit for the licensing examination in the state of Washington.

General Information

Career Advisor: Dan Eberle
253.680.7002 | deberle@batestech.edu

Location: Downtown Campus
Hours: N/A

Program Length: Six Quarters

  • National Median SalaryN/A
  • National Potential Annual Job OpeningsN/A

This information is base on data from August 2018. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:


Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.


  • Marci Leong

    253.680.7319 | Email