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It’s part of our mission to provide convenient ways for students across the nation and all over the globe to earn a degree from Nova Southeastern University. That’s why we offer many of our degree programs through distance education, with classes delivered outside the Fort Lauderdale area either online, or at one of our Regional Campuses.
Students don’t have to be on our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus to have a traditional college experience. Our Regional Campuses allow those who live far from Fort Lauderdale to experience an on-campus atmosphere. Our campuses provide opportunities to develop friendships, form study groups and use videoconferencing equipment to connect with the main campus.
NSU Regional Campuses offer:
With an Internet connection, Nova Southeastern University students can participate in online courses from any location in the world. These programs provide Web-based instruction, online access to course content and a wide range of activities, including frequent student-teacher and student-student communication.
NSU’s online education features:
Nova Southeastern University is pleased to be a participating institution of the Southern Regional Education Board's Electronic Campus program. The SREB certifies that the online programs and courses it approves for this program are in full compliance with its comprehensive set of Principles of Good Practice. Eighty-three of NSU's programs, including undergraduate, master's, educational specialist, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs have been certified by the SREB.
Bachelor's programs certified by the SREB are listed below. Please click on the program of your choice to see detailed information.
Master's programs certified by the SREB are listed below. Please click on the program of your choice to see detailed information.
Educational Specialist programs certified by the SREB are listed below. Please click on the program of your choice to see detailed information.
Doctoral programs certified by the SREB are listed below. Please click on the program of your choice to see detailed information.
Graduate certificate programs certified by the SREB are listed below. Please click on the program of your choice to see detailed information.
The following information is provided in compliance with state regulations related to higher education. Some state laws require an institution to provide students with specific disclosures. The following statements are presented in order to comply with these requirements. Students enrolled in NSU online programs and residing in the states listed below should review this information.
Educator Preparation Programs: State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama certificate. Applicants who complete an educator preparation program at an institution outside of Alabama must apply for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach. Current requirements may be found at www.alsde.edu.
Nursing: State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced practice nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. Any program offering a pre-licensure track to Alabama students shall meet the requirements of the Alabama regulations for pre-licensure programs or the graduates may not be eligible to take the national licensure examination required by the Alabama Board of Nursing to enter the practice. www.abn.alabama.gov
Nova Southeastern University is approved to operate in the State of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. The following information is provided in accordance with the regulations governing schools that operate in that State.
School Performance Fact Sheets
Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences provides School Performance Fact Sheets to prospective students for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program in accordance with regulations established by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Current and prospective students can access the Fact Sheet below at any time to see the most up-to-date information.
These Fact Sheets provide specific information for the Master of Science in Speech Language-Pathology (MS-SLP) program offered at its instructional site in California. This information includes the number of students enrolled, number of degree completions, students’ performance with respect to relevant professional licensing examinations, job placements within the career fields for which the program was designed, and wage and salary information that has been provided by local graduates.
Download NSU MS-SLP Fact Sheet
Please see the College of Health Care Sciences course catalog located at http://www.nova.edu/academics/course-catalog.html
Student Enrollment Agreement
MS-SLP California Student Enrollment Agreement
Annual Report submitted to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Nova Southeastern University is registered with the Iowa College Student Aid Commission to provide distance education degree programs to residents of Iowa.
Should an Iowa resident wish to file a complaint, please contact:
Iowa College Student Aid Commission 430 East Grand Ave, FL 3 Des Moines, IA 50309-1920
Phone: (515) 725-3400 Phone: (877) 272-4456 (Information Service Center) Fax: (515) 725-3401
The following education programs are authorized for delivery in Iowa via distance education modality by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. Residents considering enrollment in these programs should recognize that these degrees listed below are not intended for, and do not lead to, professional, teacher, or administrative licensure in the state Iowa.
The following speech language pathology programs are authorized for delivery in Iowa via distance education modality by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission. Residents considering enrollment in these programs should recognize the following requirements for practicing in the State of Iowa.
The Maryland Higher Education Commission has determined that Nova Southeastern University’s application for registration of online programs is in compliance with the requirements of the Education Article, Title 11, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland and COMAR 13B.05.01.
Students should note that the process for filing and resolution of complaints is described in detail through the Maryland Higher Education Commission - Student Complaint Process.
Online students located in Maryland should recognize that Nova Southeastern University is subject to investigation of complaints by the Office of the Attorney General of the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Nova Southeastern University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.
Nova Southeastern University is a nonprofit corporation authorized by the State of Oregon to offer and confer the academic degree described herein, following a determination that state academic standards will be satisfied under OAR 583-030. Inquiries concerning the Standards or school compliance may be directed to the Office of Degree Authorization, 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, Oregon 97401.
Note to Residents of Texas: If a complaint cannot be resolved after exhausting the intuition’s grievance procedure, residence of Texas may file a grievance with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX, 78752. Phone (512) 427-6101.
Visit the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Student Complaints page for forms and a description of the complaint procedure.
For the rules governing student complaints, go to Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code, Sections 1.110‐1.120.
Nova Southeastern University is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.
Nova Southeastern University is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Nova Southeastern University to offer specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430 or by email at email@example.com.
Statement Regarding Transfer of Credit
Credits earned at Nova Southeastern University are transferable only at the discretion of the receiving school. Students who wish to transfer credit are advised to contact the admissions office of the receiving school for information.
Statement Regarding Course Cancellation
Nova Southeastern University reserves the right to cancel any class. If a class is cancelled and a replacement is not offered, then students will receive a full refund of tuition paid for the cancelled class. If the student registered for only one class, then the registration fee would be refunded as well.
Students should note that the process for filing and resolution of complaints is described in detail through the Student Complaint Process and Distance Education page.
Student Complaint Process