NSU HPD Catalog 2023-2024

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Medical Education Program 115 • World Education Services, Inc. (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org - By Postal Mail WES Reference # WES Global Documentation Centre PO Box 2008 STN MAIN Newmarket, ON, L3Y 0G5 Canada - By Express Courier WES Reference # WES Global Documentation Centre 14-145 Industrial Parkway South Aurora, ON, L4G 3V5 Canada • 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 • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org I t 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. • submit a curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé • p rovide one letter of recommendation from a professional reference All application materials should be sent to • Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Education Admissions 3300 S. University Drive, PO Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328-2004 Upon receipt of the completed application and required materials, the Admissions Committee will review the applicant’s file and make recommendations to the program director. The director submits recommendations for 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 questions, please email kw242@nova.edu or call (954) 262-1650. Admissions Requirements • T he applicant must hold a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or university. • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale, is preferred. • H ealth care- and/or education-related experience is desirable, but not required. • A pplicants enrolled in multiple fields of study within Nova Southeastern University must be in good academic standing with their primary program and meet all the M.S. in Medical Education admissions requirements. • A ll application materials must be received in a timely manner to enable the Office of Admissions and the admissions committee to process the application promptly. • T he applicant must participate in an interview, if one is offered. Once the application is complete, the Committee on Admissions will decide whether the application is competitive and warrants an invitation for a personal interview. Interviews are conducted by faculty members and are by invitation only. An invitation to interview is not a guarantee of admission. Once a decision has been made, notification is sent via email to the address on file. Application Procedures The Office of Admissions processes applications on a yearround basis. Students are admitted to begin studies during the fall, winter, or summer semesters. To be considered for admission, all applicants must • submit a completed online application with a nonrefundable application fee of $50 (All applicants must include a written statement that demonstrates their abilities to express themselves in writing with this application.) • s ubmit official transcripts of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education 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. C oursework 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: