NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 351 • a written statement outlining the applicant’s interest in pursuing the M.H.Sc./Ph.D. in Health Science, research experience, and career goals • one writing sample that reflects original work • a copy of the applicant’s professional registration, certification, or licensure Nonclinical applicants must also include • a letter of recommendation from a supervisor describing the applicant’s position in the organization and the scope and duration of responsibility • a personal statement describing the applicant’s career goals and an organizational chart (This is not required for clinically licensed, registered, or certified applicants.) Tuition and Fees Tuition for the M.H.Sc./Ph.D. in Health Science Dual-Degree program for 2021–2022 will be posted on our website at https://healthsciences.nova.edu/healthsciences/mhs_phd /index.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. Additionally, students must pay a registration fee of $30, or a deferment fee of $75 if a payment plan is selected, each semester. All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. Application Procedures The M.H.Sc./Ph.D. in Health Science Dual-Degree program admits students on a rolling basis. Students are considered for admission when all of their admissions documents have been submitted to the Enrollment Processing Center. Anyone with a pending application packet that is not complete by the deadline will be automatically rolled over into the admissions cycle for the next term. The Office of Admissions processes applications on a rolling admissions basis throughout the year. Applicants for admission must submit to the EPS, or be responsible for submission of, 1. a completed M.H.Sc./Ph.D. in Health Science Dual-Degree program application form, along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee 2. official and final transcripts sent directly from all undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions of higher learning (including ones currently in progress) Conferral degree and conferral datemust be on the transcript(s) from all institutions. 3. all coursework from international institution(s), if applicant attended or is a graduate of any international institution(s) Coursework taken at a foreign institution 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. • 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 info@jsilny.org • jsilny.org • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org 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 Nova Southeastern University, Enrollment Processing Services, Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Department of Health Science Admissions, 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905. 4. a copy of national allied health professional certifications or licenses, if applicable 5. a copy of current state license, registration, or certification 6. two letters of recommendation supporting the applicant’s aptitude and determination to complete this course of study (The letters should originate fromprofessional colleagues/supervisors or from course instructors at the last school attended.) 7. a written statement outlining the applicant’s interest in pursuing the M.H.Sc./Ph.D. in Health Science, research experience, and career goals 8. one writing sample that reflects original work 9. official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores that are nomore than five years old (Effective January 2022, GRE scores are no longer required.) Health care administrators must also submit an up-todate résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) detailing at least five years of health care and managerial experience. Nonclinical applicants (health administrators) must also include a third letter of recommendation from a supervisor describing their position in the organization and the scope and duration of their responsibility, a personal statement describing their career goals, and an organizational chart.

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