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Doctoral Programs Listing

A doctoral degree is the most advanced degree a university can confer. NSU offers a wide range of doctoral degrees in Computer Science, EducationCriminal Justice, Oceanography and Marine Biology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Family Therapy and more.

We’re known as a top research university so you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and advanced research programs in areas like:

Learn more about our doctoral degrees:


  • NSU’s Oceanographic Campus is home to the only research facility in the nation dedicated to coral reef ecosystem research.
  • Approximately 300 current superintendents and 33 current college presidents across the nation hold doctorate degrees from NSU’s Fischler College of Education.
  • Our College of Computing and Engineering offers three hybrid Ph.D. programs.
  • NSU offers one of the few doctoral programs in conflict analysis and resolution in North America.
  • NSU has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as an innovative research university.
  • NSU offers doctoral students opportunities for research, as well as internships and practicums at local schools, clinics, hospitals and organizations.
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