George S. Osborne College of Audiology

International Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Degree Bridge Program

Criteria

This is an advanced-level program of study and in order to ensure the professional needs of all students enrolled in this program, we will be evaluating for individualized programs of study, where needed. 

Procedures

In order to be considered for admission into the International AuD-Bridge degree program, applicants must submit the following to the Salus University Office of Admissions at admissions@salus.edu

Note: Applications to this program are processed online.

  • Official transcript of master’s degree or medical degree in Audiology, or an equivalent, to be sent directly from the degree granting institution to Salus University Office of Admissions.
  • 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, which evidences all post-secondary studies completed. The credentials must be reviewed and the University advised by the end of the first quarter. Please consult agency’s web site for requirements to complete the evaluation.  An official evaluation must be sent from the agency directly to Salus University, Office of Admissions, 8360 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA  19027.    These services are provided by various agencies including:  World Education Services, PO Box 745, Old Chelsea Station, New York, NY 10113-0745, Phone 212-966-6311, www.wes.org
  • An international student whose degree was completed outside of the U.S. will be required to take the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL).  A minimum score of 61 (internet-based test) / 500 (paper-based test) is required for admission to this program. The deadline for taking the test is the end of the first quarter.
  • Demonstration of one year clinical fellowship and two years of clinical experience in audiology, or minimum of three years clinical experience in audiology. 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Goal Statement 
  • The Admissions Committee recommends that applicants take the ETS PRAXIS exam in Audiology (Test code number 0341-Audiology).  The results of this exam will be used solely as a diagnostic tool to help us create an individualized program of study and will not be used as a criterion for admission into the program.  The test should be taken as soon as possible after the application is submitted. You may contact the Director of Distance Education by email at gsundar@salus.edu for further guidance on taking the PRAXIS exam.

All students will be required to enroll in a minimum of 30 courses, which includes two hands-on practicum courses to be offered on campus in Elkins Park, PA or arranged to coincide with various national or international Audiology conferences. 

The Salus University Osborne College of Audiology has been approved degree-granting authority for the International AuD-Bridge degree program by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

05.23.2014