The Osborne College of Audiology 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 accepts 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.
- Program start date for the applicant will be based on when an application is completed with all required documentation as well as on minimum and maximum enrollment for the program at that time.
- 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?
- Submit official transcripts of bachelor's degree in Audiology, or a related science (for example: ENT physician).
- An student whose degree was completed at a foreign or French-Canadian school will be required to submit a document-by-document credential review from a NACES accredited agency which evidences all post-secondary studies completed. Please consult the agency’s web site for requirements to complete the evaluation.
- Recommended agencies include:
- An official credential evaluation (not a copy) must be sent from the evaluation agency directly to: Office of Admissions, Salus University, 8360 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027.
- Applicants also have the option to submit their credential evaluation directly to GradCAS. If you choose this option, please view GradCAS foreign transcripts instructions for more details.
- Official results from the TOEFL iBT, IELTS or DuoLingo examination are required of all non-native English speakers. One of these approved exams 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
*Note: All exemption materials and other appeals are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and subject to the admission committee’s final discretion. Should any exceptions not be accepted toward the English language requirement, the Office of Admissions will inform the applicant of an alternative to fulfill it.
- While we recommend that applicants submit and hold at least the recommended minimum scores for TOEFL iBT, IELTS or DuoLingo, exceptions will be considered for foreign applicants who meet one of the following criteria*:
- successfully completed a degree or diploma held from an accredited, post-secondary institution where the coursework was entirely in English, and provide evidence that it was conducted in English; or
- successfully completed, and provide evidence of, an approved English language learner’s program
- 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.
- Students will be required to meet University compliance requirements upon matriculation.