NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Public Health Program 87 winter, or summer). The Committee on Admissions for the NSUKPCOM public health programwill review all applications to this program and make recommendations to the program director and, subsequently, the dean of the college. All application materials should be sent to Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine M.P.H. Admissions 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Transcripts can be sent electronically from the originating college/university to electronictranscript@nova.edu. Applicants must provide the following: • a completed application, along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee (online applications are located at osteopathic.nova.edu/apply-now) • official transcripts of all coursework attempted by the applicant at all colleges and universities It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that arrangements are made for all transcripts to be sent. A final transcript of all the applicant’s work up to the time of matriculation must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions prior to matriculation. Coursework taken at foreign institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization, such as one of the services listed below. World Education Services, Inc. Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants 7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173 (305) 273-1616 • (305) 273-1338 fax info@jsilny.org • jsilny.org It is the applicant’s responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service to NSU’s Enrollment Processing Services. • official standardized test scores taken within five years of matriculation (required unless the applicant has a doctoral/ professional degree, such as a Ph.D., D.M.D./D.D.S., D.V.M., J.D., Dr.P.H., Ed.D., D.B.A., D.C.J., D.H.S., D.M.Sc., D.N.Sc., D.P.A., D.Sc./Sc.D., D.S.W., D.O., or M.D.) Tests accepted include MCAT, GRE, PCAT, OAT, DAT, GMAT, or LSAT. • demonstration of English proficiency by any applicant whose native language is not English or who has graduated from a college or university where English is not the primary language, regardless of U.S. residency status The standardized tests below currently satisfy NSU’s, and this program’s, English requirement for nonnative speakers. – Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): score of 213 on the computer-based test or 79–80 on the Internetbased test – International English Language Testing System (IELTS): score of 6.0 on the test module – GMAT: score of 450 – GRE: score of 306 (new format) – Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT): score of at least 500 in the reading section – American College Test (ACT): score of at least 20 on the verbal section T est results must be sent directly from the testing agency to the center where you applied. Proof of Englishlanguage competency can also be in the form of successful completion of a degree at an approved U.S. institution of higher education. • two letters of recommendation – one from a health professional – one from an individual (other than a relative), such as an academic adviser, professor, coworker, or supervisor, who is familiar with the applicant’s character, scholastic aptitude, and work ethic Graduate Certificate Programs Admissions Requirements /Application Procedures Applicants may apply for matriculation into any one of three semesters (fall, winter, or summer). The Committee on Admissions for the NSU-KPCOM public health program will review all applications to this program and make recommendations to the program director and, subsequently, the dean of the college.

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