NSU HPD Catalog 2020-2021

Notice: Credits and degrees earned from colleges within the state of Florida that are licensed by the State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities do not automatically qualify the individual to participate in professional examinations in Florida. The established procedure requires the appropriate state professional board to review and recognize the colleges granting the degrees prior to scheduling examinations. Additional information regarding Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division and its colleges of osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, optometry, health care sciences, dental medicine, nursing, and allopathic medicine may be obtained by contacting the State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities, Department of Education, Tallahassee, Florida. Any student interested in practicing a regulated profession in Florida should contact the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2009 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL 32301. This catalog is for information purposes only and does not represent a contract. Information contained herein is subject to change at any time by administrative decision or the direction of the NSU Board of Trustees. Accreditation 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. Notice of Nondiscrimination Consistent with all federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and/or local ordinances (e.g., Title VII, Title VI, Title III, Title II, Rehab Act, ADA, Title IX, and the Florida Civil Rights Act), it is the policy of Nova Southeastern University not to engage in any discrimination or harassment against any individuals because of race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, nondisqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders, and regulations. Any such acts are unacceptable and strictly prohibited by the university. In addition, the law prohibits retaliation against an individual for opposing any practices forbidden under this policy, for bringing a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for assisting someone with such a complaint, for attempting to stop such discrimination or harassment, or for participating in any manner in any investigation or resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions; enrollment; scholarships; loan programs; athletics; employment; and access to, participation in, and treatment in all university centers, programs, and activities. NSU admits students of any race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy status, national or ethnic origin, nondisqualifying disability, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or political beliefs or affiliations, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at NSU, and does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 09-009-20NOM

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