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Admission Requirements

Requirements

Each ASHS degree program has its own specific admission requirements. Please select your program of interest below to learn more:

Campus-Based Programs: Online Programs:
Athletic Training
Audiology
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy

Advanced Occupational Therapy
Advanced Physician Assistant

Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Transitional Audiology
Transitional Physical Therapy

International Students

The following guidelines will be followed in reviewing international students for admission to the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

  1. International students applying for admission to the Arizona School of Health Sciences must meet all general requirements for admission as stated in admissions publications.

  2. Applicants must provide proof of permanent U.S. residency status or qualify as an international applicant. International applicants must possess a student visa issued by the United States government and provide proof of English proficiency. International student visa status must be valid for the duration of the respective curriculum.

  3. All students are required to demonstrate proficiency in English when applying to the Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T Still University.

    Written and spoken proficiency in the English language may be demonstrated by one of the following options:

    Option 1
    English is your first language.

    Option 2
    You are demonstrating your English proficiency by submitting acceptable scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

    Acceptable minimal scores for ASHS applications are:

    Paper based total score = 550
    ·     Minimum of 57 on Reading Skills section
    ·     Minimum of 61 on Writing Skills section
     
    Computer based total score = 213
    ·     Minimum of 22 on Reading Skills section
    ·     Minimum of 26 on Writing Skills section 

    Internet based total score = 80
    ·     Minimum of 22 on Reading Skills section
    ·     Minimum of 24 on Writing Skills section



    The TOEFL is administered by TOEFL/TSE Services, PO Box 6151, Princeton, NJ, 08541-6151, USA (609) 771-7100. Information is available on the Internet at www.toefl.org. A.T Still University’s institutional code is 0339.
    Please be sure to include this information when you submit your application packet.

    TOEFL
    Educational Testing Services
    P.O. Box 6151
    Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
    (609) 771-7100

  4. Applicants who have graduated from a foreign college or university must submit acceptable evidence of U.S. degree/course equivalency. All course work taken at the foreign institution must be evaluated for American institution equivalence by one of the following services:

  5. World Education Services
    P.O. Box 5087
    Bowling Green Station
    New York, NY 10274-5087
    p: (212) 966-6311
    f: (212) 739-6139
    info@wes.org
    www.wes.org
    Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
    International Education Consultants
    7101 SW 102 Avenue
    Miami FL 33173
    p: (305) 273 -1616
    f: (305) 273 -1338
    info@jsilny.com
    www.jsilny.com
    Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    P.O. Box 514070
    Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
    (414) 289-3400
    Intl. Education Research Foundation, Inc.
    PO Box 3665
    Culver City, CA 90231-3665
    (310) 258-9451
    www.ierf.org
    American Assn. of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers
    One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 520
    Washington, DC 20036-1135
    (202) 293-9161
    www.aacrao.org
  6. Credit for advanced standing will not be given for any work completed in foreign graduate or medical schools. All students must apply for first year status.

  7. International students must have permanent residency status (green card) to be eligible to receive any type of financial assistance through the college loan programs.

  8. Additional Program Requirements include:
    1. Transitional Doctor Of Physical Therapy: international applicants must possess a valid U.S. license as a physical therapist to apply to the Transitional DPT program.
    2. Transitional Doctor of Audiology: international applicants are eligible to apply but must show proof of certification or a license to practice audiology that is equivalent to licensure in the United States.
    3. Physician Assistant Program:  Starting with the Class of 2017, no degree equivalency or pre-requisite coursework equivalency will be accepted.