NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

546 Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing—Master of Science in Nursing—Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Each student is required to carry adequate personal medical and hospital insurance and may not drop insurance while in the program. Proof of insurance must be provided. Students may purchase health insurance through NSU. Students who have adequate personal medical and hospital insurance may waive NSU’s health insurance by filling out the Student Health Insurance Waiver available through the Bursar’s Office (nova.edu/bursar/health-insurance). This must be completed by the designated due date to avoid charges. Students are responsible for their own transportation to campus and to clinical agencies and other off-campus locations related to their program. There are a number of national, state, and hospital grants available for the nursing student. The Office of Student Financial Assistance and the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing are eager to assist you in exploring all of your financial aid options. Students can review scholarship opportunities at nursing.nova.edu/students/scholarships.html, and can speak to a financial aid representative by calling (954) 262-3380. Do not hesitate to ask for help. Academic Policies The following academic policies apply to all students in the graduate nursing program. Transfer Credits No more than 12 graduate credits may be transferred into the M.S.N. program from other graduate programs. Courses will be evaluated for credit toward the M.S.N. degree by the programdirector, whose decision will be final. To be considered for credit, a course must have been taken at an accredited graduate program and be the equivalent of a course offered in the student’s chosen track. The student must have earned a grade of B or higher in the course. The student must submit the syllabus of any course he or she is seeking credit for directly to the program director. Additional documentation may be required by the programdirector before credit may be granted. Only courses completed prior to matriculation in the M.S.N. program will be considered for transfer credit. Progression Requirements Students are required to be continuously enrolled in the program, taking at least one graduate course each term. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of B- for credit to be received toward the M.S.N. degree. A course may be repeated once if a grade less than B- is obtained. Only one repeated course can be applied toward the M.S.N. degree. A second course with a grade less than B- will preclude completion of the program and the student will be dismissed from the program. Graduation Requirements To receive an M.S.N.—A.P.R.N. degree, all students must fulfill the following requirements: • satisfactorily complete the program requirements for the degree, including all required courses and clinical requirements • a ttain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with no course with a grade lower than B- applied toward the degree • have satisfactorily met all financial and library obligations • apply for graduation (attendance is required at the commencement program, at which time the degree is conferred) To receive an A.P.R.N. certificate students must fulfill the following requirements: • satisfactorily complete all required courses and clinical requirements for the certificate program for which they are enrolled • a ttain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, with no course with a grade lower than B- • have satisfactorily met all financial and library obligations

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