Graduate & Professional Programs

At NSU, we pride ourselves on offering innovative academic programs taught by distinguished faculty that prepare our students for success in their chosen careers. We have some of the top graduate programs in the nation and successful alumni in many fields.

Employers recognize the value of an NSU education and our graduates are highly sought after by industry leaders and global businesses.

As a student you’ll have opportunities to participate in internships, clinical experiences, practicums and research, allowing you to apply what you learn in the classroom and gain first-hand experience.

We also make it possible for you to advance your career without compromising current obligations. Many of our graduate programs offer classes scheduled at night and on weekends on our main campus, at our Regional Campuses throughout Florida, and online.

Explore our graduate degree options and find the one right for you.

Master's Programs Doctoral Programs Professional Programs



  • NSU has two of the most selective dental and osteopathic medicine schools in the United States.
  • The Florida Bar passage rate for NSU Law Center graduates continues to exceed the statewide average.
  • NSU’s Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology was ranked ninth in the nation in an independent research study.
  • NSU’s Oceanographic Center is home to the only research facility in the nation dedicated to coral reef ecosystem research.
  • NSU boasts the only College of Optometry in the state of Florida.
  • Passing rates on the pharmacy licensing exams for NSU College of Pharmacy graduates exceed the national pass rates at near or above 90 percent.
  • NSU’s family therapy program graduates have a 95% job placement rate.
  • NSU is home to largest MBA and accounting programs in Florida.
  • Approximately 300 current superintendents and 33 current college presidents across the nation hold doctorate degrees from NSU’s Fischler School of Education.
  • NSU offers one of the few doctoral programs in conflict analysis and resolution in North America.