NSU HPD Catalog 2020-2021

88 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Biomedical Informatics Program • GRE: score of 1,000 (old format) or 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 • Duolingo English Proficiency: score of at least 100 Test results must be sent directly from the testing agency to the center you applied to. Proof of English language competency can also be in the form of successful completion of a degree at an approved U.S. institution of higher education. Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2020–2021 will be posted on our website ( http://osteopathic.nova.edu/msbi/tuition-fees.html ) . It is subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. Students taking courses at other NSU schools or colleges may be subject to varying tuition rates. A registration fee of $30 per semester, an NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 and a Health Professions Division General Access Fee of $145 are required annually for degree- and nondegree-seeking students. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Transfer of Credits Applicants or enrollees of the NSU-KPCOM Biomedical Informatics Program may petition for transfer of credits earned froma regionally accredited institution. Degree-seeking students may petition for a maximumof 12 credit hours toward their degree, and certificate-seeking students may petition for a maximum of 6 credit hours toward their certificate. Any exceptions require the written approval of the program director. To be considered for transfer of credit, courses must have been completed less than five years prior to the beginning of the student’s first semester in the program. All courses to be transferredmust be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the program, as determined by the program director and appropriate faculty members. All courses considered for transfer into the programmust have been successfully completed with a grade of B (80 percent) or better. Transfer course grades are not calculated toward the student’s grade point average. An accepted applicant to the program who wishes to receive transfer credit must submit a written request and the appropriate verification documents (e.g., official transcripts, syllabi, and catalogs) to the program director. Nondegree-Seeking Students A nondegree-seeking student is one who wishes to take courses in the Biomedical Informatics program, but does not intend to pursue the master’s degree at the time of application. The nondegree-seeking student must provide the following admissions requirements in order to take classes in the Biomedical Informatics program: • completed online application form • official transcripts of all undergraduate, graduate, and professional education • nonrefundable application fee of $50 Nondegree-seeking students are not guaranteed future acceptance into the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics Program. If, after successfully completing 9 credits as a nondegree-seeking student in good standing, the student wishes to become degree seeking, he or she must apply to the M.S. program as a new student and meet all the requirements for admission. If accepted into the degree program, credits with the prefix MI that were taken as a nondegree-seeking student will be automatically applied toward the degree. Other Degree Options AnM.S.N. in Nursing Informatics is offered in conjunctionwith the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing. For more information, visit osteopathic.nova.edu/msbi/nursinginformatics.html . A concurrent Pharm.D./M.S. in Biomedical Informatics option is also available. For more information, visit osteopathic.nova .edu/msbi/pharm.d.m.s.b.i.-concurrent-degrees--nsu.html . International Applicants International students whowish to be considered for admissions must submit official course-by-course evaluation of all foreign transcripts (Agencies that can complete this evaluation can be found at nova.edu/internationalaffairs/students/prospective /credentialservices . ) Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate English proficiency. One of the standardized tests listed below will currently satisfy the university’s English requirement for nonnative English speakers. • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): score of 213 on the computer-based test or 79–80 on the Internet- based test • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): score of 6.0 on the test module • Pearson Test of English—Academic: score of 54 • GMAT: score of 450