The Osborne College of Audiology international Master of Science in Clinical Audiology (MSCA) degree program is an advanced-level program of study. In order to ensure the professional needs of all students enrolled in this program, the admissions committee will evaluate for individualized programs of study, where applicable.
All students will be required to enroll in two fellowship programs and the core curriculum.
The Salus University Osborne College of Audiology has been given degree-granting authority for the MsC in Clinical Audiology degree program by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Middle States Commission on Higher Education .
TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT MUST:
Salus University is now accepting applications through the GradCAS centralized application service. Please follow all instructions as indicated on the application portal.
- Submit a completed application through GradCAS: If new to the GradCAS application portal, you will need to create a new account. Once your account is created:
- Click Add Program at the top of the application home page.
- Use the search filters to locate the Salus University, Master of Science in Clinical Audiology program.
- Complete the application's four core sections: Personal Information, Academic History, Supporting Information, and Program Materials.
- Utilize the GradCAS Applicant Help Center as a resource.
- A non-refundable fee of $124.00 is required. Payment may be made through the GradCAS application portal.
- Application and all required documentation must be submitted by January 15, 2019 for the Spring 2019 start date.
- Complete a Personal Goal Statement detailing your professional background, specific area of interest, reasons for choosing Salus University Osborne College of Audiology, and your post-AuD career plans. This Goal Statement is to be submitted through GradCAS under the Program Materials quadrant. Additionally, please address the following three questions within your response:
- Are you currently working as an audiologist? If so, where and in what capacity? If not, what is motivating you to pursue the Master of Science in Clinical Audiology program?
- What are your professional goals?
- How do you see this program advancing your professional goals?
- Official transcript of bachelor's degree in Audiology, or a related science (for example: International ENT physician), to be sent directly from the degree granting institution to GradCAS.
- An international student whose degree was completed outside of the U.S. will be required to submit a document-by-document credential review from an accredited agency (see http://www.naces.org/members.html for a list of accredited agencies), which evidences all post-secondary studies completed. The official credential review (not a copy) must be sent from the accredited credentialing agency directly to the GradCAS application service.
- If using the World Education Services (WES), you can request electronic WES evaluations directly through the GradCAS application. Click Order WES Evaluation after listing your foreign school in the Colleges Attended section. Once WES completes your evaluation, they will send it to GradCAS electronically. GradCAS also accepts paper WES evaluations sent via mail: GradCAS Transcript Processing Center, PO Box 9217, Watertown, MA 02471
- Further instructions on submitting foreign credential evaluations.
- Official transcripts or foreign transcript evaluations must be submitted directly through GradCAS.
- Official results from the TOEFL (or Academic IELTS) examination are required for all students for whom English is a second language (ESL). Exceptions will be made for ESL applicants who hold degrees or diplomas from accredited post-secondary institutions in countries where English is the official language and in which English is the language of instruction (e.g. the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand).
- The TOEFL (or Academic IELTS) examination must be taken within two years prior to the start date of the entering class to which an applicant seeks admission.
- A recommended score for the TOEFL IBT is 70 or above. Official scores from the Academic IELTS examination will be accepted in substitution for the TOEFL (recommended score of 5.5 or above).
- If submitting TOEFL scores, please use the GradCAS code of B886.
- If submitting IELTS scores, please send scores directly to Salus University, Office of Admissions.
- Demonstration of two years of clinical experience in audiology.
- Arrange for two letters of evaluation to be submitted on your behalf through the GradCAS portal. The references should be from persons familiar with the applicant's academic work, employment record, and/or personal characteristics.