476 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Speech-Language Pathology • Educational Credential Evaluators 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 NSU’s Enrollment Processing Services. 5. a complete résumé or CV 6. two professional letters of recommendation by two different individuals who can attest to the applicant’s ability to succeed in a doctoral program 7. valid documentation of the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and a copy of his or her current state SLP licensure 8. written responses to questions/essays provided in the application 9. a test score report showing that the applicant received a scaled score 391–396 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or GRE scores of 300 (combined Verbal and Quantitative scales only) The test must have been taken within the past five years. 10. All applicants must have a personal interview and must show evidence of computer skills through coursework or self-study prior to the end of the first term. Students may obtain instruction through the NSU Student Microcomputer Laboratory or other training facilities. Tuition and Fees Doctor 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 /doctor-speech-language-pathology.html). An NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 is required 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. Acceptance and Preregistration Deposit—$500. This deposit is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the entering, first-year class. This 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. Additional Program Expenses Doctoral candidates will be responsible for the purchase of textbooks and for the cost of travel to classes during the summer residency, as well as for other needs typically associated with advanced study. Material fees may be charged as necessary. If a student relocates, it is the student’s financial responsibility to reestablish Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN) lines. Computer Requirements In order to access the university’s computing resources, all Nova Southeastern University students must provide their own Internet access service through a suitable Internet service provider (ISP). Tablets and smartphones, while very useful, may not be sufficient for all program uses. Additional minimum computer requirements can be found at https://www.nova.edu /portal/oiit/policies/secure/forms/equipment-standards.pdf. It is highly recommended that students have access to a desktop or laptop consistent with the following: • a recent generation of operating systems of Windows: Windows 7, SP1, or higher or Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.6 or MAC OS X 10.7 • Microsoft Office 2013 or more recent version of the Microsoft Office software to include Word, PowerPoint, and Excel • Internet broadband access • a browser, such as Internet Explorer 11.0 or a more recent version, Firefox 44 or a more recent version, or Chrome 48 or a more recent version • headphones , a mi crophone, a camera , and videoconferencing capabilities Requirements for Graduation To complete the Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology program a student must • attend the mandatory summer residency • complete all required coursework • attain an overall 3.0 GPA • complete an applied dissertation • submit a degree application form and payment of diploma fee • fulfill all financial obligations to the university All students must submit a degree application to nova.edu/registrar/instructions.