NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Health Informatics Program 99 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 https://osteopathic.nova.edu/mshi/nursinginformatics.html. A concurrent Pharm.D./M.S. in Health Informatics option is also available. Formore information, visit https://osteopathic.nova.edu /mshi/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. • T est of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): score of 213 on the computer-based test or 79–80 on the Internet-based test • I nternational 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 • 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 2021–2022 will be posted on our website (https://osteopathic.nova.edu/masters/tuition.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 an Osteopathic General Access Fee of $145 are required annually for degree- and nondegree-seeking students. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.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 Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services. Please mail all supplemental admissions material to Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Health Informatics Admissions 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Upon receipt of the completed application and required material, the Committee on Admissions will review the application and the applicant’s file andmake recommendations to the program director. The director submits his or her recommendation on admission to the dean. The final decision on admission is made by the dean of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. Should you have any ques t ions , please emai l healthinformatics@nova.edu or call 800-356-0026, ext. 21032. * A recommendation is not required for admission to the graduate certificates in Medical Informatics or Public Health Informatics programs. Nondegree-Seeking Students A nondegree-seeking student is one who wishes to take courses in the Health 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 Health 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 Health 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.