CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 2018–2019 137 The Exercise Science Student Organization (ESSO) The mission of the Nova Southeastern University Exercise Science Student Organization is to educate, research, provide community service, and social outreach for the betterment of human health within the community is the organization’s platform for success. The goals this organization are to: (1) create camaraderie between students and peers interested in the field of exercise and sport science, (2) prepare undergraduate students for graduate programs in the field of exercise and sport science, (3) help undergraduate students build their foundations in the subject of movement sciences, for example biomechanics, and (4) expose undergraduate students to various employment options in the areas of their chosen career paths. Department of Health Science The Department of Health Science is an interdisciplinary group of programs offering educational opportunities from entry-level undergraduate to postprofessional doctoral education. Offering four distance online programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels for working health professionals and two on-campus courses of study (medical sonography and cardiovascular sonography), the Department of Health Science uses innovative online and on-campus components to achieve its mission of preparing professionals for today’s health care market. • Bachelor of Health Science (B.H.Sc.) • Bachelor of Science—Cardiovascular Sonography (B.S.—CVS) • Bachelor of Science—Medical Sonography (B.S.—M.S.) • Dual-Degree B.S.-M.S./M.H.Sc. • Dual degree BS-CVS/ M.H.Sc • Master of Health Science (M.H.Sc.) • Accelerated Dual-Degree M.H.Sc./D.H.Sc. • Doctor of Health Science (D.H.Sc.) • Doctor of Philosophy in Health Science (Ph.D.) Departmental Policies for Online Health Science Degree Programs Course Registration and WebSTAR Once students have been accepted to their program, they will be issued or can apply online for a WebSTAR personal identification number (PIN) that will give them access to register online. The PIN also provides access to account information. Students can apply for their WebSTAR PIN by going to the NSU Office of Innovation and Information Technology PIN Request Form webpage: and following the directions.