The NSU Edge. Professional Experience. A Network for Life.

Graduate and professional academics at Nova Southeastern University provide a distinct advantage as you work to advance in your career and in life. From deep connections among your peers and faculty, a graduate community that feels like family, and our reputation for producing graduates who make an impact, NSU’s programs deliver a competitive edge. They take you from where you are to where you want to go—if you can imagine it, we can help you achieve it.

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We offer a lot of support to our students, whether it be career advising or academic advising. We want to help come up with a plan and what’s best for the student at that time.

Hilda De Gaetano, Assistant Dean of Preclinical Education | College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

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Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

At the Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, you’ll experience a unique, hybrid, problem-based learning curriculum that is more challenging and quite different from most medical school programs.

We’re seeking independent, self-starters with diverse backgrounds and life experiences, driven to become both doctors and leaders. Through inspiring hands-on research, patient-centered curriculum, and a unique, collaborative structure, our program will challenge you like no other. Enter residency ahead of most med school graduates, with critical thinking skills that impress attending physicians, teamwork skills that earn you greater respect, and the internal confidence to know you can handle whatever comes your way.

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Halmos College of Arts and Sciences

NSU’s Halmos College of Arts and Sciences provides high-quality graduate and professional education programs in a broad range of disciplines, including the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, marine sciences, mathematics, biology, and chemistry.

Pioneering research is done by faculty and students in a number of areas, including physics, genomics, sharks, biology, mathematics, and chemistry.  Our Oceanographic Campus is home to the only research facility in the nation dedicated to coral reef ecosystem research.

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Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship

The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship offers a variety of business degree programs, including accounting, finance, human resource management, and public administration. Programs are available at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, but many are also available at NSU's Regional Campuses throughout Florida and online.

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College of Computing and Engineering

A major force in educational innovation, the College of Computing and Engineering provides educational programs of distinction to prepare students for leadership roles in information technology. The college’s strengths include a distinguished faculty, a cutting-edge curriculum, and flexible online and campus-based formats for its master’s and doctoral programs.

In fact, the National Security Agency (NSA) and its affiliated federal agencies have designated NSU as a National Center of Academic Excellence (NCAE) in Cybersecurity and have certified that NSU’s curriculum in cybersecurity meets or exceeds the requirements and standards expected of a leader in cybersecurity education.

About the College of Computing and Engineering

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College of Dental Medicine

One of the most selective dental schools in the United States, the College of Dental Medicine boasts distinguished faculty, advanced technology, and innovative curriculum that have allowed the College to create a uniquely rich learning environment for its students while earning the respect of the dental profession and dental educators throughout the world.

Students benefit from our state-of-the-art educational and clinical facilities, which feature the latest in computer and video technology, and distinguished professors, recruited from throughout the United States.

About the College of Dental Medicine

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Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice

From first-time teachers just discovering their calling to lifelong leaders reigniting their passion, all students at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice grow in ways they never thought possible. With degree programs from B.S. to Ed.D., the Fischler College offers the most innovative, accessible, and technologically advanced programs in the nation. Courses are available online, on-site, and on campus.

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Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences

The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences strives to train health care professionals in the art and science of improving the quality of life and health of their patents and communities. Through bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, the College’s goal is to produce highly motivated and well-educated practitioners who will be integral members of any health care team.

If you’re passionate about building a successful health care career, NSU is your proven path.

About the College of Health Care Sciences

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Shepard Broad College of Law

Innovative teaching and a 21st-century curriculum set the Shepard Broad College of Law apart from other law schools. Graduates here don’t just earn a degree—they encounter the real spirit and practice of law.

Our pioneering combination of academics and clinical experiences gives our students the knowledge and skills they need to hit the ground running and launch a successful career in the highly competitive legal marketplace upon graduation. Courses are taught by a highly visible and accomplished faculty made up of teacher practitioners.

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Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

The Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing is a significant provider of nursing education, offering knowledge to students in all levels of nursing. Students earn their degree while working with highly experienced and qualified faculty members who are committed to excellence in education.

Learning is done in an interactive and engaging environment that uses the latest technology and innovative teaching strategies. The College’s mission is to prepare competent nursing leaders who have knowledge and skills that are relevant, innovative, and responsive to the rapidly changing health care trends and environments in which they practice.

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College of Optometry

The College of Optometry stands alone as the only optometric academic institution in the state of Florida. The program will prepare you to meet the challenges of expanding primary eye care as the practice of optometry evolves over the coming decades.

The College offers training in all clinical areas, including primary care and specialties such as binocular disorders, contact lenses, low vision, ocular disease, geriatrics, pediatrics, and refractive surgery. You will also acquire a knowledge of cell and molecular biology, pharmacology, genetics, and epidemiology of eye disorders.

About the College of Optometry

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Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

As a student in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, you can anticipate a remarkable experience that includes the opportunity to pursue the degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine, as well as graduate degrees in public health, biomedical informatics, and disaster and emergency preparedness.

Train, study, interact, and share facilities, faculty members, and resources with other Health Professions Division students. This interdisciplinary approach will better prepare you to master your discipline with a sensitivity and understanding of the entire health care system. We think this is an opportunity unmatched in health professions education.

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Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy

The Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy offers a challenging professional degree program of study in pharmacy that emphasizes the pharmaceutical sciences and patient-centered care.

Through the use of innovative teaching modalities and the newest technology, the curriculum is designed to prepare pharmacy graduates for life-long learning and leadership capabilities as medication therapy managers in our nation’s healthcare system. You will find our programs conducted by an exceptional, talented faculty committed to your education.

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College of Psychology

The College of Psychology, has distinguished itself nationally through its bachelor's, master’s, and doctoral programs, offering an array of specializations for our students.

We provide opportunities for student-faculty collaboration in scientific research and offer practical training for graduate students in our Psychology Services Center, which serves children, adolescents, and adults through its outpatient programs and 15 faculty specialty clinical training programs.

About the College of Psychology

 

Health Care with the NSU Edge

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1 of 4 universities in the U.S. with both M.D. and D.O. colleges.
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Since 2012, NSU has graduated more than 18,300 health care professionals. These figures include 1,852 physicians, 8,100 nurses, 1,928 physician assistants, 1,846 pharmacists, and 1,000 dentists.
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NSU boasts the only College of Optometry in Florida.

Regional Campuses

Our regional campuses extend our programs and resources throughout Florida, Colorado, and Puerto Rico, offering convenient evening, weekend, and online classes so you can complete your degree where and when it works for you. Flexible class formats for graduate and professional programs in areas, including business, education, psychology, and health professions.


No matter which NSU you call home, the NSU Experience is the same—the sky's the limit to how far you can go. We're not like every other university because you're not like any other student.

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Did You Know?

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1 of 10 Psy.D. in School Psychology programs in the nation accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.
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About 300 superintendents and 33 college presidents across the nation hold doctoral degrees from NSU’s Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice.
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NSU's Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy graduates achieve the top NAPLEX pass rate among Florida’s private colleges of pharmacy.
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Faculty Excellence

Known for their groundbreaking research and dedication to making real connections with students, our dynamic faculty are renowned professors and innovative leaders. They are committed to a collaborative learning environment where diverse ideas are embraced.

We take pride in helping you reach your professional goals and making a positive impact every day through connections that last a lifetime.

 

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Elevate. Excite. Enrich.

NSU researchers are world-renowned experts in health care research, leading the fight against cancer, neuroimmune diseases, and autism. And our marine scientists are at the forefront in addressing issues of the environment and climate change, as well as in groundbreaking research into saving our sea life and protecting our oceans.

Our research community is committed to exploring new frontiers, tackling complex challenges, and making a lasting impact on the world. These values—and a commitment to improve our world—are baked into our collective DNA.

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