Master of Health Science | College of Health Care Sciences

20 | Master of Health Science NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY CRIMINAL JUSTICE &WORLDREPORT 2018 26 outof41 EDUCATION GRADUATE PROGRAM &WORLDREPORT 2018 84 outof200 NURSING GRADUATE PROGRAM &WORLDREPORT 2018 47 outof100+ TOP 200 &WORLDREPORT 2019 191 COLLEGES • NSU moved up from last year to rank 191 among national universities in U.S. News & World Report ’s 2019 list of top 200 “Best Colleges.” The rankings are based on several measures of quality, including gradu- ation and retention rates, assessment of excellence, and student selectivity. • U.S. News & World Report ranked three of NSU’s online programs among the best in the nation. • Online Colleges ranked NSU’s online programs 3rd in Florida and 12th overall in the United States for online educational opportunities. • NSU ranked 8th in the nation for overall oppor- tunities for military service members, 10th in the nation for doctoral degrees, and 11th in the nation for bachelor’s and master’s degrees and credit for military training. More than 2,500 accredited col- leges and universities were ranked on a variety of factors, including affordability, student services, and the availability of online programs. • U.S. News & World Report ’s list of the top 100 grad- uate schools in the country includes three NSU HPD programs: physician assistant (#40); occupational therapy (#44), and pharmacy (#77). • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education listed NSU 5th among U.S. colleges and universities for the overall number of minority graduate degree recipients. The 2015–2016 data published by Diverse is collected by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). NOTEWORTHY RECOGNITIONS