NSU HPD Catalog 2020-2021

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Public Health Program 77 • demonstration of English proficiency by any applicant whose native language is not English or who has graduated from a college or university where English is not the primary language, regardless of U.S. residency status The standardized tests below currently satisfy NSU’s, and this program’s, English requirement for nonnative speakers. – Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): score of 213 on the computer-based or 79–80 on the Internet- based test – International English Language Testing System (IELTS): score of 6.0 on the test module – GMAT: score of 450 – GRE: score of 306 – Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT): score of at least 500 in the reading section – American College Test (ACT): score of at least 20 on the verbal section – Duolingo English Proficiency: score of at least 100 Test results must be sent directly from the testing agency to the center where the applicant applied. Proof of English language competency can also be in the form of successful completion of a degree at an approved U.S. institution of higher education. • two letters of recommendation—one from a health professional and one from an individual (other than a relative), such as an academic adviser, professor, coworker, or supervisor, who is familiar with the applicant’s character, scholastic aptitude, and work ethic Applicants may apply for matriculation into any one of three semesters (fall, winter, or summer). Upon receipt of the completed application and required materials, the Committee on Admissions for the NSU-KPCOM Public Health Program will review all applications to this program and make recommendations to the programdirector. The director submits recommendations on admission to the department chair. The final decision on admission is made by the dean of the college. Graduate Certificate Programs Admission Requirements /Application Procedures The applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Preference will be given to applicants with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must submit • a completed application, along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee (online application at nova.edu/ph /admissions/procedures.html ) • official transcripts of all undergraduate, graduate, and professional education • demonstration of English proficiency by any applicant whose native language is not English or who has graduated from a college or university where English is not the primary language, regardless of U.S. residency status The standardized tests below currently satisfy NSU’s, and this program’s, English requirement for nonnative speakers. – Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): score of 213 on the computer-based or 79–80 on the Internet- based test – International English Language Testing System (IELTS): score of 6.0 on the test module – GMAT: score of 450 – GRE: score of 306 – Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT): score of at least 500 in the reading section – American College Test (ACT): score of at least 20 on the verbal section – Duolingo English Proficiency: score of at least 100 Test results must be sent directly from the testing agency to the center where the applicant applied. Proof of English language competency can also be in the form of successful completion of a degree at an approved U.S. institution of higher education. Coursework taken at foreign institutions must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization. Agencies that can complete this evaluation can be found at nova.edu/internationalstudents/prospective /credentialservices.html . 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 Nova Southeastern University’s Enrollment Processing Services. Applicants may apply for matriculation into any one of three semesters (fall, winter, or summer). Upon receipt of the completed application and required materials, the Committee on Admissions for the NSU-KPCOM Public Health Programwill review all applications to this program and make recommendations to the program director and, subsequently, the dean of the college.

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