Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Anesthesia 285 2. Deposit—$500. This is due March 15, under the same terms as the Acceptance Fee. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $1,000 previously paid, are due on or before registration day. Tuition for each subsequent semester is due on or before the appropriate registration day. Students will not be admitted until their financial obligations have been met. The financial ability of applicants to complete their training at the college is important because of the limited number of positions available in each class. Applicants should have specific plans for financing 27 months of professional education. This should include tuition, living expenses, books, equipment, and miscellaneous expenses. Each student is required to carry adequate personal medical and hospital insurance. Students may avail themselves of the hospitalization insurance plan obtainable through the university. Jewelry, Body Piercing, and Tattoos Only appropriate jewelry for professional business attire is permitted. Visible body jewelry, such as rings for the nose, eyebrow, lip, chin, cheek, or tongue, is NOT permitted. Tattoos must be covered by clothing. Requirements for Graduation In order to be eligible to graduate with the Master of Science in Anesthesia degree, students must • s uccessfully complete all academic and clinical courses and degree requirements • satisfactorily meet all financial and library obligations • a ttend in person the commencement program at which the degree is conferred 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 CASAA. 2. three evaluation forms—to be completed in the CASAA system—from supervisors or colleagues, clinical or non-clinical 3. complete résumé or curriculum vitae 4. official GRE or MCAT scores 5. copies of national and professional certifications or licenses by a recognized certifying body (if applicable) 6. summary of an article published in a current anesthesia journal (form supplied in application package) 7. evidence of eight hours documented anesthesia exposure (form supplied in application packet) Once the CASAA application has been verified the NSU supplemental application will be available online. Applicants must complete and submit the NSU supplemental application along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee. The NSU supplemental application is due by February 15. The Committee on Admissions will not consider an application until all required fees, credentials, transcripts, and evaluations have been received by the EPS. Personal Interviews Once your application is complete, the Committee on Admissions will decide whether or not your application is strong enough to warrant an invitation for a personal interview. Interviews are conducted at the NSU Tampa Bay Regional Campus and are by invitation only. Interviews will be held from October through March. An invitation to interview is not a guarantee of admission. Notice of acceptance or action by the committee on admissions will be on a “rolling” or periodic schedule; therefore early completion of the application is in the best interest of the student. Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2021–2022 (subject to change by the board of trustees without notice) will be posted on our website (nova.edu/chcs/healthsciences/anesthesia/index.html). An Anesthesiology General Access Fee of $145 and an NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 are required annually. Additionally, a registration fee of $30 and an anesthesiologist assistant clinic support charge of $475 are required each semester. 1. Acceptance Fee—$500. This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the entering first-year class, but is not refundable in the event of a withdrawal. It is payable within two weeks of an applicant’s acceptance.