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Premier Programs

Our Premier Programs are designed for the next generation of leaders and influencers, groundbreaking researchers and creative artists, ethical entrepreneurs, and inspiring educators. Whatever you're passionate about, these exclusive opportunities provide open waters for exploring your interests and reaching your goals.

Premier Programs require a supplemental application and an on-campus interview at Shark Preview Weekend. You can apply for just about any combination of Premier Programs below.

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Premier Program Opportunities

As a Dual Admission student, you're reserved a seat in one of NSU's graduate or professional programs while you earn your bachelor's degree. You will also have valuable opportunities to engage with their graduate or professional programs while an undergrad.

Learn more about each Dual Admission Program and application requirements.

Dual Admission Programs:

  • Accounting
  • Anesthesia
  • Audiology
  • Business Administration
  • Clinical Psychology
  • College Student Affairs
  • Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cross-Disciplinary Studies
  • Dental Medicine
  • Family Therapy
  • Law
  • Marine Science
  • National Security Affairs
    and International Relations
  • Optometry
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Real Estate Development
  • School Psychology
Dual Admission Program Welcome

Dual Admission Welcome

 
Dual Admission Program FAQs

 Dual Admission FAQs

Requirements: 

  • Admission to Nova Southeastern University and supplemental Premier Programs application
  • Each Dual Admission Program requires specific test scores, GPA, and more. Learn more.
  • Interview during Shark Preview Weekend

Award: 

  • Reserved seat in a graduate or professional program

Contact: 

The Fischler Academy of Education lets you earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in education in just four years. You'll learn cutting-edge teaching strategies for the modern classroom, go on a free international travel experience with your cohort, and you're guaranteed a job in some of Florida's largest school districts when you graduate.

Learn more about The Fischler Academy of Education.

Requirements: 

  • Admission to Nova Southeastern University and supplemental Premier Programs application
  • Demonstrate a history of academic excellence, participation in school-wide organizations, and experiences as a student leader
  • Interview during Shark Preview Weekend

Award: 

  • $19,000 annual tuition scholarship
  • Free international travel experience
  • Guaranteed job placement in some of Florida's largest school districts upon graduation

Contact: 

The Huizenga Business Innovation Academy lets you earn your bachelor's degree and M.B.A. in just four years, so you can build your own business or take on a corporate leadership role faster. Designed for first-time-in-college students, you'll sharpen your skills through an internship, develop a business plan, and operate a student-run business. When you graduate from the Innovation Academy with your M.B.A., NSU will invest $20,000 in your start-up.

Learn more about the Huizenga Business Innovation Academy.

Requirements: 

  • Admission to Nova Southeastern University and supplemental Premier Programs application
  • Demonstrate a history of academic excellence, participation in school-wide organizations, student leadership, and work experience
  • First-time-in-college student
  • Interview during Shark Preview Weekend
  • Must major in a Business discipline

Award Amount: 

  • $19,000 annual tuition scholarship for first three years of undergrad
  • 20 percent discount on the M.B.A. in the fourth year

Contact:

Razor's Edge Scholars offers unique, hands-on experiences inside and beyond the classroom through innovative co-curricular projects and opportunities. These four-year residential programs are a perfect compliment to any career path, ranging from medicine and other health professions, humanities, technology, business, education, and beyond. If you're seeking an extraordinary college experience where you can channel your unique interests and talents, explore our six different Razor's Edge Scholars tracks below. 

Learn more about Razor's Edge Scholars.

You may apply to any two Razor's Edge Scholars Programs.

Razor's Edge Scholars Programs:

Requirements: 

  • Admission to Nova Southeastern University and supplemental Premier Programs application
  • As this is a residential program, must live on campus all four years
  • First-time-in-college student
  • Interview during Shark Preview Weekend

Award Amount: 

  • $23,000 annual scholarship
    • $19,000 applied toward tuition
    • $4,000 applied toward room and board

 Contacts:

The top first-time-in-college students admitted to NSU will be invited to campus to interview for this scholarship program during Shark Preview Weekend

Requirements: 

  • Admission to Nova Southeastern University and supplemental Presidential Scholars Premier Programs application (received by invitation only)
  • Determination for interview invitations are made by the Admission Committee and is based on outstanding academic achievement in the classroom and standardized test scores
  • First-time-in-college student
  • Interview during Shark Preview Weekend

Award Amount: 

  • Full tuition
  • Renewable for four years of full-time undergraduate enrollment or degree completion, whichever comes first
  • Not applicable to graduate-level tuition

Contact: 

Additional Academic Opportunities

The Farquhar Honors College is only 1 of 200 Honors Colleges in the nation. The Honors College welcomes students who thrive on intellectual discourse, innovative thinking, and expanding their horizons. You'll gain access to exclusive courses, scholarships, distinguished visiting speakers, individualized mentorship from your faculty thesis adviser, and opportunities to present and publish your research or creative projects.

Learn more about the Farquhar Honors College.

Requirements:

Get to Know the Farquhar Honors College at Shark Preview Weekend

  • The Honors College hosts an information session with the dean and current honors students during Shark Preview Weekend. You can sign up for the information session through the supplemental Premier Programs application, but you must also plan to apply and interview for at least one Premier Program.

Contact:

  • Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., Dean of the Farquhar Honors College
    donr@nova.edu
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