State Disclosures

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.

Iowa State Disclosures

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.

  • Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Child Development
  • Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning
  • Master of Science BrainSMART
  • Master of Science in Education with specialization in Athletic Administration, Charter School Educational Leadership, Cognitive and Behavioral Disabilities, Early Literacy Education, English, Exceptional Student Education and Reading, Instructional Design and Diversity Education, Interdisciplinary Arts, Learning and Teaching, Management and Administration, Medical Education, Multicultural Early Intervention, Preschool Education, Reading and Literacy, English as a Second Language, Spanish Language Education, Teaching and Learning, English as a Foreign Language, English to Speakers of Other Languages, Urban Education
  • Master of Science in Instructional Design and Diversity Education
  • Master of Science in Instructional Technology and Distance Education
  • Master of Science in Leadership
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education Research
  • Education Specialist BrainSMART
  • Master of Science in Counseling
    Concentrations in Substance Abuse Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling and Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis only
  • Master of Science in General Psychology

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.

  • Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology
    Iowa law requires a speech pathology license applicant to complete a full-time clinical experience of nine months duration after completion of the master’s degree. A temporary clinical license may be obtained from the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology & Audiology for this purpose.
  • Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology
    An applicant must have an MS in Speech-Language Pathology, a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), and a state licensed from the practicing state. This program does not prepare students for initial licensure as a speech-language pathologist in Iowa.

Maryland State Disclosures

Nova Southeastern University is developing an application for registration of online programs in the state of Maryland.  The application will be submitted to the Maryland Higher Education Commission by October 1, 2012.  An update regarding the status of that application will be provided to this website when information is received from the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

The process of the filing and resolution of student complaints is described in detail through the following link:

http://www.nova.edu/academics/distanceed-student-complaint-process.html

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.