NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

468 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Speech-Language Pathology Applicants may be provisionally admitted based on a preliminary review of unofficial transcripts and/or programspecific admissions requirements. This admission, however, includes a condition that final and official transcripts, documents, and all other requirements for full admission must be received within 90 calendar days from the official start date of the term. If these final and official transcripts, documents, and/or requirements are not received by that time, the student can no longer continue to attend class. The student will be withdrawn, registration will be prohibited, and other services may be suspended. California State Disclosures Nova Southeastern University is approved to operate an instructional site in the state of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. The following information is provided in accordance with the regulations governing schools that operate in that state. School Performance Fact Sheets Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences provides School Performance Fact Sheets to prospective students at the El Segundo instructional site for the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Program in accordance with regulations established by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Current and prospective students can access the Fact Sheet below at any time to see the most up-to-date information. These fact sheets provide specific information for the Master of Science in Speech Language-Pathology program offered at its instructional site in California. This information includes the number of students enrolled, number of degree completions, students’ performance with respect to relevant professional licensing examinations, job placements within the career fields for which the program was designed, and wage and salary information that has been provided by local graduates. Washington State Disclosures Nova Southeastern University is authorized by theWashington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) and meets the requirements andminimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Nova Southeastern University to offer specific degree programs. The WSAC may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the WSAC does not carry with it an endorsement by the board of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the WSAC at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430. The transferability of credits earned at Nova Southeastern University is at the discretion of the receiving college, university, or other educational institution. Students considering transferring to any institution should not assume that credits earned in any program of study at Nova Southeastern University will be accepted by the receiving institution. Similarly, the ability of a degree, certificate, diploma, or other academic credential earned at Nova Southeastern University to satisfy an admission requirement of another institution is at the discretion of the receiving institution. Accreditation does not guarantee credentials or credits earned at Nova Southeastern University will be accepted by or transferred to another institution. Tominimize the risk of having to repeat coursework, students should contact the receiving institution in advance for evaluation and determination of transferability of credits and/ or acceptability of degrees, diplomas, or certificates earned. For information and resources about student loan repayment, or to submit a complaint relating to your student loans or student loan servicer, please visit wsac.wa.gov/loan-advocacy or contact the Student Loan Advocate at loanadvocate@wsac.wa.gov. Tuition and Fees Master of Speech-Language Pathology tuition for 2021–2022 (subject to change by the board of trustees without notice) will be posted on our website (healthsciences.nova.edu/slp /master-speech-language-pathology.html). An NSU Student Services Fee of $500 is required per semester, not to exceed $1,500 annually. Also, a Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences General Access Fee of $145 is required each year and a registration fee of $30 is required each semester. Requirements for Graduation To be eligible for graduation, all students must • successfully complete (with grades of B- or better) all required courses • successfully complete the required clinical experiences totaling a minimum of 400 accrued hours, including 25 hours of guided clinical observation • successfully complete the required capstone course • successfully complete the required student portfolio • maintain a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 or higher • successfully demonstrate the 2020 Standards and Implementation Procedures for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology as defined by The Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CFCC), the accrediting body of ASHA.

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