PCHCS Student Handbook 2024-2025

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (PCHCS)—Department of Health Science 2024–2025 162 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.—MS) • Dual-Degree B.S.—MS/M.H.Sc. • Dual-Degree B.S.—CVS/M.H.Sc. • Master of Health Science (M.H.Sc.) • Accelerated Dual-Degree M.H.Sc./D.H.Sc. • Accelerated Dual-Degree M.H.Sc./Ph.D. • 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 Self-Service Banner Once students have been accepted to their program, they will retrieve their NSU Identity and set a new password by accessing the needed information and following the instructions through app.nova.edu/mynsuidentity. Online Course Access and Canvas Online courses, as well as the student center, will be accessed through Canvas. Students must use their NSU email and password to log on to their courses posted on Canvas. Canvas can be accessed through sharklearn.nova.edu. Email and Course Communication For online programs and courses, students will register for all classes online. Students need an NSU email account to access their courses and emails. Once students are officially accepted into a program, they must request an NSU email account online by visiting the NSU Office of Innovation and Information Technology web page at nova.edu/oiit. On the web page, students will click on the “Students” tab, then will click on the “Email Setup” tab. On the “Student Help Desk” web page, students will click on the “Student Support” tab, then will click on the “SharkMail Setup” tab. Students must follow the