NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing—Master of Science in Nursing—Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 545 c. F or students with a B.S. or B.A. in a field other than nursing, an overall GPA of 3.0 and satisfactory completion of NSG 5000B, only offered during the fall term, is required. • a current, active, and unencumbered state of Florida R.N. license This license must remain active, without discipline, and in the state of Florida, throughout the program. • at least one year of current clinical experience (direct patient care) • CV/résumé • living within a 150-mile drive from the program campus * Students who enter the M.S.N.—A.P.R.N. program without a B.S.N. will be required to enroll in NSG 5000B—Transition to Advanced Nursing Practice in their first semester. This course is only offered in the fall. For more information, call the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing at (954) 262-1975 or 800-356-0026, ext. 21975. Application Procedures The NSU Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participates in the centralized applications service called NursingCAS. NursingCAS does not take part in student selection. The NursingCAS application may be obtained • online at nursingcas.org • by calling NursingCAS at (617) 612-2880 The deadline to complete and submit the NursingCAS and NSU applications is August 1 for fall admission and December 9 for winter admission. The Office of Admissions works on a rolling basis. Applications are accepted year-round. 1. Send supporting documents to NursingCAS. NursingCAS P.O. Box 9201 Watertown, MA 02471 a. All official college transcripts from undergraduate, graduate, and professional institutions attended must be sent to NursingCAS directly from those institutions. b. C oursework taken at a foreign institutionmust 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. • W orld Education Services, Inc. Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org • J osef 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 • E ducational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org • S panTran 2655 LeJeune Road, Suite 602 Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305) 749-0333 • spantran.com 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 speak with a transfer evaluation services counselor or to schedule an appointment, please call (954) 262-8117 or 800-806-3680, ext. 28117. c. M .S.N.—A.P.R.N. students must submit a copy of their active, unencumbered Florida R.N. license. The license must remain active and unencumbered in the state of Florida throughout the length of the program. d. Applicants must submit a current CV or résumé. 2. In addition to NursingCAS, an online NSU application must be submitted at apply.nova.edu along with a nonrefundable, $50 application fee. Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2021–2022 will be posted on the college’s website (nursing.nova.edu/aprn). There is an NSU Student Services Fee of $500 per semester, not to exceed $1,500 annually. A Nursing ProgramGeneral Access Fee of $145 is also required each year. Additionally, there is a Registration Fee of $30 and a Lab Fee of $150, both required each semester. Acceptance fee is $200. This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the class. This advanced payment will be deducted from the tuition payment due by registration day, but is nonrefundable in the event of a withdrawal. It is due within two weeks of an applicant’s acceptance. All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $200 previously paid tuition deposit, 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.