George S. Osborne College of Audiology

Victor Hugo Bray, Jr., PhD, Dean

Originally established in 2000 as the PCO School of Audiology, the Osborne College of Audiology was re-named in memory of the school’s founding dean in 2008, when the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) earned university status and Salus University, along with its four colleges, was established.

Mission

The mission of the Osborne College of Audiology (OCA) is to educate future audiologists, practicing audiologists, and other hearing healthcare providers for licensure in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of hearing and balance disorders. Programs within OCA provide education, conduct research, deliver patient care, and promote community services utilizing local, national, and international platforms.

Degree Programs

Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Residential Program

The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree is awarded to all students who successfully complete the four-year professional curriculum. The maximum number of years permitted to complete this degree is seven.

Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Degree Bridge Program

The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree is awarded to international and U.S. practitioners who enter the program with a master’s degree (or equivalent) in audiology, three years clinical experience, and successfully complete the professional curriculum. The maximum number of years permitted to complete this degree is seven.

Advanced Studies Certificate Programs.

Advanced Studies certificate programs are post-graduate, intensive-training courses supporting scope-of-practice specialization. Additional programs may be added in academic year 2014-2015. Current programs offered:

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