2022 NSU Fact Book

2022 FACT BOOK 29 University Credentials INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION u Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University. PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATIONS u n The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Elementary Education—ESOL/Reading Endorsements and the B.S in Exceptional Student Education—ESOL Endorsement programs, offered through the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice’s M.S. and Ed.S. in Educational Leadership programs; M.S. in Reading Education; and Bachelor of Science programs in Elementary Education—ESOL/Reading Endorsements, Exceptional Student Education— ESOL Endorsement, Secondary Math Education, Secondary English Education—ESOL Endorsement, Secondary Biology Education, and Secondary Social Studies Education are all approved by the Florida Department of Education. n The College of Computing and Engineering has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and its affiliated agencies as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity. The NSA and its affiliated agencies have certified that NSU’s curriculum in cybersecurity meets or exceeds the requirements and standards of a leader in cyber- security education. n NSU’s College of Computing and Engineering Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). n NSU’s College of Dental Medicine predoctoral and postgraduate programs in dentistry, advanced general dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, endodontics, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and prosthodontics are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. (211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611; telephone number: (312) 440-4653). n NSU’s Doctor of Optometry Program at Nova Southeastern University is fully accredited by The Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE). The ACOE (243 North Lindbergh Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri; telephone number 800-365-2219) is the accrediting body for professional degree programs offered by all optometric institutions in the United States. n NSU’s Doctor of Pharmacy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60603-3499 (telephone number: (312) 664-3575; fax: (866) 228-2631; email: info@acpe-accredit.org) The College of Pharmacy is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. n The M.S. degree in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling concentration, is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the School Counseling concentration is approved by the Florida Department of Education. The Psy.S. in School Psychology program is approved by the Florida Department of Educa- tion (FLDOE) and holds national recognition through the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The Psy.D program in School Psychology also holds the designation of full accreditation status by the National Association of School Psycholo- gists (NASP).

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