Bachelor of Health Science

Frequently Asked Questions

The Bachelor of Health Science Program is an established program within the College of Health Care Sciences at NSU. Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone number: 404-679-4501) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Nova Southeastern University was first accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) as Nova University in 1971. The BHSc program was officially approved by the NSU Board of Trustees in November 2002 on recommendation from the NSU New Program Review Committee.
The program is designed to be completed in an online format.
Yes. You will need access to the Internet through one of several Internet service providers in order to access the course materials and online student center. It is suggested that you use DSL or cable modem for your Internet access. For information on WebCT browser configurations, click here.
Yes. The program is designed for associate and diploma level health care professionals. We currently have several disciplines represented.
The short answer is "YES." But, each professor has their own method of instruction. Typically, chat sessions are used less than discussion boards due to the geographical and time zone differences. But, one or the other will be required elements of each course.
How much time you spend will be based on several factors to include your study style, time management, the professors methods, and your study area. It is generally felt by polling current students that approximately 8 to 10 hours per week per class will be the average.
You must enroll for a minimum of 9 semester hours to be eligible for full financial assistance.