NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

552 Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing—Doctor of Nursing Practice • date and title of degree earned • specialization earned and total number of preceptorverified clinical experience hours • program director’s signature • contact information for follow up, if necessary Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2021–2022 is posted on the college’s websites (nursing.nova.edu/dnp or nursing.nova.edu/bsntodnp). There is an NSU Student Services Fee of $500 per semester, not to exceed $1,500 annually. A Nursing Program General Access Fee of $145 is also required each year. Additionally, there is a Registration Fee of $30 for all students and a Lab Fee of $150 for B.S.N. to D.N.P. students who chose an A.P.R.N. concentration, both required each semester. Acceptance Fee is $500. This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the class. This advance payment will be deducted from the tuition payment due by registration day, but is not refundable 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 $500 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. 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 charge. Students are responsible for transportation 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 students in exploring 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 programs. Transfer Credits No more than 12 graduate credits may be transferred into the D.N.P. program from other doctoral programs. Courses will be evaluated by the programdirector and the assistant dean on an individual basis for credit toward the D.N.P. The decision will be final. To be considered for credit, a coursemust have been taken at an accredited graduate program and be the equivalent of a course offered in the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing D.N.P. program. The student must have earned a grade of B or higher in the course. Students must submit the syllabus of any course for which they are seeking credit directly to the program director. Additional documentation may be required before credit may be granted. Only courses completed prior to matriculation into NSU’s D.N.P. program will be considered for transfer credit. Program Progression Students are required to satisfactorily complete all required courses for the programwith a grade of B or higher. A student who fails two courses in the program will be dismissed with the second failure. Student must be continuously enrolled in the program. Graduation Requirements • satisfactorily complete the program requirements for the degree, including all required courses • 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 • satisfactorily complete the D.N.P. project • apply for graduation (attendance at the graduation ceremony is expected and encouraged by the department)