212 College of Pharmacy—M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Interview Process A personal interview is part of the admissions process; however, being interviewed is not a guarantee of admission. Upon receipt of a completed application, a reviewwill be made to determine if the applicant will be granted an interview. Not all applicants will be granted an interview. The Office of Admissions will notify selected applicants for interviews. Notice of Acceptance Notice of acceptance or other action by the Committee on Admissions will be on a “rolling” or periodic schedule. Early completion of the application process is in the best interest of the applicant. Admission to the program is contingent upon successful completion of all prerequisite coursework prior to the first day of the semester. Proof of successful completion is required. Transcripts Upon acceptance, final and official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and/or final and official documents, must be received within 90 calendar days from the start of the semester. If not received by that time, the student will not be allowed to continue class attendance. Financial aid will not be disbursed to a student until all the required documents are received and the student is fully admitted. Foreign Coursework 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. Please note that PharmGRAD accepts onlyWorld Education Services, Inc. (WES), and Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE), electronic transcripts. If an applicant goes through one of the other NACES-approved services, the applicant must have an official paper transcript sent directly to PharmGrad from the evaluation service. • World Education Services, Inc. Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106• wes.org • Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants 7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173 (305) 273-1616 • (305) 273-1338 fax email@example.com • jsilny.org • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org • SpanTran: The Evaluation Company 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 602 Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305) 749-0333 • spantran.com 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 PharmGrad and Nova Southeastern University. All admissions materials and foreign evaluations sent to Nova Southeastern University must be mailed to Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services (EPS) College of Pharmacy Admissions 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Program Requirements All students must purchase an iPad or personal computer for assignments and assessments and have an active account with an Internet service provider. In addition, students must have ongoing access to a computer capable of connecting to the Internet and playing streaming video files. Online course notes and discussions will be provided to the student through an online course management system. NSUwill provide access to email, online databases, and library resources. Tuition: M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. Tuition for 2021–2022will be posted online at pharmacy.nova.edu. Fees and Deposit—All Programs • Acceptance and Preregistration Deposit—$1,000. This deposit is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the entering first-year class. The deposit will be deducted from the tuition payment due on registration day, but is not refundable in the event of a withdrawal. It is due within three weeks of an applicant’s acceptance. • Pharmacy General Access Fee—$145 per annum. • NSU Student Services Fee—$1,500 per annum. • Registration Fee—$30 per semester. • Late Payment Fee—$100. All tuition and fees not paid within 30 days after the start of the semester will incur this fee. • College of Pharmacy Fees—Additional fees will be incurred for college-approved activities. These fees are estimated at $1,000 over the course of the program.