NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 315 • completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited allied health program with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 point scale • national professional certification or licensure (if applicable) • current state license, registration, or certification (if applicable) • two letters of evaluation from supervising physicians or managers (Additional letters of recommendation are encouraged.) To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants applying under the administrative pathway must have a minimum of one year of verifiable managerial experience in health care administration. This experience should be readily identifiable on the applicant’s résumé. A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s current supervisor detailing the applicant’s length and level of managerial experience must be submitted with the application. A personal interviewwith the committee on admissions may be required in some cases (phone interviewmay be substituted). All interview expenses are the responsibility of the applicant. The university reserves the right to modify any requirements on an individual basis as deemed necessary by the dean of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences. The college reserves the right, and the student, by his or her act of matriculation, concedes to the college the right to require his or her withdrawal any time the college deems it necessary to safeguard its standards of scholarship, conduct, and compliance with regulations or for such other reasons as are deemed appropriate. The dean and M.H.Sc. program director reserve the right to require the student’s withdrawal at any time for the abovementioned reasons. Tuition and Fees Tuition for academic year 2021–2022 will be posted on our website (healthsciences.nova.edu/healthsciences/mhs /tuition.html). An NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 and a Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences General Access Fee of $145 are required annually. A registration fee of $30 is required each semester. Tuition waivers and discounts for NSU students and staff and faculty members will be in accordance with published policy and administered through the dean of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences. Tuition, fees, and payment schedules are subject to change without notice. Master of Health Law courses offered through the Shepard Broad College of Law cost $736 per credit hour. Application Procedures The M.H.Sc. program provides admission opportunities throughout the year. Applications may be submitted year round. Once accepted, a start date will be assigned to the student after personal advisement. There are four start dates per year: January, April, June, and September. The student has a maximum of three years from the start date to complete the degree course of study and apply for the M.H.Sc. degree. Before the applicant can be reviewed for possible admission, the following must be submitted: • a completed M.H.Sc. application form • a $50, nonrefundable application fee • official transcripts of all coursework attempted at all colleges and universities must be forwarded, by institutions attended, to the Enrollment Processing Services, Master of Health Science Program Admissions. I t is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that arrangements are made for these transcripts to be sent. • a final official transcript, covering all of the applicant’s work, must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions prior to matriculation • two letters of evaluation from professional supervisors These evaluators, preferably supervising clinicians, should know the applicant’s personal character and scholastic, clinical, and work abilities. (An applicant to the Health Care Leadership concentration must submit a letter from his or her supervisor documenting the applicant’s level of experience/responsibility as a health care administrator/manager.) • official copies of all professional certifications, registrations, licenses or relevant credentialing materials • complete CV or résumé All documents must be received at least one month prior to the anticipated start date and must be sent to the address below. Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, M.H.Sc. Program 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 In special circumstances, a personal interview with members of the committee on admissions may be requested or required. A phone interview may be substituted. Upon the receipt of the completed application and required credentials, the Department of Health Science committee on admissions will recommend to the dean and the M.H.Sc. programdirector those applicants to be considered for acceptance into the program.

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