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Doctor of Audiology - Fort Lauderdale

Thank you for your interest in our program. Applicants to the audiology program frequently ask questions regarding the admissions process. For your information:

  • Specific pre-requisite coursework is not required. In-progress bachelor's degree (with degree conferral prior to August 15) or conferred bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university/college is required.
  • Applicants are evaluated based upon undergraduate cumulative GPA, Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, application essay, and invited interview.
  • Undergraduate preferred GPA is 3.2 or higher. 
  • An undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is not required by our program.  Students who enter with a degree other than CSD must take an additional course in the program.
  • GRE is OPTIONAL. You may OPT to send GRE scores to CSDCAS using code 4997 to supplement your application.
  • Applications are reviewed on a periodic basis and the deadline to apply is January 15th.
  • After the application is reviewed, those qualifying will be offered an interview.  This can be completed in-person (highly recommended) or via Skype.

Admissions Requirements

All applicants for admission must submit or be responsible for the submission of the following:

  • A completed application through the centralized application service, or CSDCAS, and the supplemental NSU application along with a $50, non-refundable application fee
  • Three letters of academic recommendation from professors and/or supervisors are required and are facilitated through the CSDCAS application system.
  • Final official transcripts sent directly to CSDCAS from all previously attended undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions
  • All coursework from international institution(s) if applicant attended or is a graduate of any of international institution(s). An applicant is responsible for contacting one of the evaluation services listed below. An official course-by-course evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service to CSDCAS.



Applicants must also obtain an I-20 and be a full-time degree-seeking student.

For additional information, contact the NSU Office of International Students and Scholarsat (954) 262-7240. Students are responsible for all housing and financial arrangements in advance of registration.

The audiology committee on admissions will not consider an application until all required fees, credentials, transcripts, recommendations, and test scores have been received. The deadline to apply is February 15.

The CSDCAS application help center can be found here.


For Additional Information

Please contact NSU's Admissions Office at (954) 262-1113 or the Audiology Department Chair, Dr. Erica Friedland, at (954) 262-7765 or .

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