International Students

International students

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides complete support and advisory services to NSU’s international students.

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Udoka Dee Nwosu

Udoka “Dee” Nwosu, Class of 2015, B.S. Legal Studies

Shepard Broad College of Law

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Professional Programs

NSU prides itself on providing rigorous and highly competitive professional programs in a variety of in demand fields including Medicine, Optometry, Dental Medicine, Law, Clinical Psychology, Speech-Language Pathology and Physical Therapy.

Our programs offer traditional, in-class learning experiences in combination with extensive practical analysis, case based interactive learning and cutting-edge clinical lab training. Our professional school graduates are well prepared for their future careers and sought after by employers across the nation.


  • NSU has two of the most selective dental and osteopathic medicine schools in the United States.
  • The Florida Bar passage rate for NSU's College of Law 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 Campus 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.
  • Opportunities for research, clinical experience and practicums
  • State-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology
  • World-class faculty with real world experience and first-hand knowledge.

Learn more about our professional degrees:

Program On-Campus Off-Campus Online
Anesthesiologist Assistant (M.S.) On-Campus    
Cardiovascular Sonography (B.S.)   Off-Campus  
Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) On-Campus    
Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) On-Campus    
Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)      
Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) On-Campus    
Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy (D.M.F.T.) On-Campus    
Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP.D.) On-Campus   Online
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) On-Campus Off-Campus Online
Family Therapy (Ph.D.) On-Campus    
Law (J.D.) On-Campus    
Medical Sonography (B.S.)   Off-Campus  
Nursing (M.S.N) (APRN/FNP)   Off-Campus  
Optometry (O.D.) On-Campus    
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) On-Campus    
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) On-Campus Off-Campus  
Physical Therapy (D.P.T. - Entry Level)      
Physician Assistant (MMS) On-Campus Off-Campus  
Respiratory Therapy (B.S.)   Off-Campus  
School Psychology (Psy.D.) On-Campus    
School Psychology (Psy.S) On-Campus Off-Campus