NSU HPD Catalog 2022-2023

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine—M.B.S. Program 647 Tuition and Fees 1. Tuition for 2022–2023 (subject to change by the board of trustees) is $1,167 per credit. A Biomedical Sciences General Access Fee of $145 and an NSU Student Services Fee of $1,800 are both required annually. Additionally, all first-year biomedical science students will have to pay a one-time equipment/lab fee of $100. 2. Seat reservation fee is $250, due within two weeks of acceptance. Fees paid in advance will be deducted from the tuition payment due on registration day. All fees are nontransferable and nonrefundable. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $250 previously paid, are due on or before registration day. Tuition for the subsequent semester is due on or before registration day for that semester. Students will not be allowed to matriculate until their financial obligations have been met. Transfer of Credits Applicants or enrollees of the NSU MD Master of Biomedical Sciences programmay petition for a transfer of a maximum of 9 credits toward their degree from an NSU Health Professions Division program. To be considered for transfer of credit, courses must have been completed less than three years prior to the beginning of the student’s first semester in the program. All courses to be transferred must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the program, as determined by the program director and appropriate faculty members. All courses considered for transfer into the programmust have been successfully completed with a grade of B (80 percent) or better. Transfer course grades are not calculated toward the student’s grade point average. An accepted applicant to the program who wishes to receive transfer credit must submit a written request and the appropriate verification documents (e.g., official transcripts, syllabi, and catalogs) to the program director. Graduation Requirements Degrees are awarded when the faculty believes the students have attained sufficient maturity of thought and proficiency as demonstrated by satisfactory completion of a prescribed number of courses. Students eligible for graduation from the programmust meet the following criteria: • successful completion of 30 credits of coursework, including all required courses and select elective courses • a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale with no more than 6 credits of coursework with a grade of C or lower • demonstrated competence in the M.B.S. program core competencies of biomedical science knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, ethics, and professionalism • completion of all coursework within a five-year period • participation in any required end-of-program exit items