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Military Affairs Academic Programs

MAAP Your Destination

At Nova Southeastern University, we are committed to providing the best education and opportunities for those who have served our country. That's why we've created the Military Affairs Academic Programs (MAAP) at NSU—a one-of-a-kind initiative designed to support veterans and military-affiliated individuals in reaching their academic and career goals. Additionally, we extend benefits to your legal dependents and spouses. 

Through MAAP, you can

  • Maximize benefits, access scholarships, get veteran adviser support
  • Graduate with in-demand skills from accredited programs
  • Explore degrees across disciplines & map your future

Whether your interests lie in business, health care, technology, or any other field, we have the resources and support to help you succeed.

Five Steps to Get Started

  1. Contact NSU Military Affairs
  2. Meet with the program point-of-contact.
  3. Apply to NSU, indicating interest in MAAP.
  4. Secure your education benefits.
  5. Enroll in classes.

Connect with a Veteran Adviser

Participating Colleges and Programs

Explore diverse programs across NSU colleges. Explore our curated list below. 

Explore NSU Colleges and Schools

The M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution trains professionals in practical conflict resolution methods. Focusing on pragmatic approaches, the program equips students with diverse techniques to facilitate nonviolent resolutions in various personal, professional, and social settings.

M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution

In our rapidly changing world, readiness for emergencies is crucial. This nationally recognized program equips you with the latest tools and expertise to tackle complex emergency situations. Hone your professional skillset and become a leader in the field.

M.S. in Disaster and Emergency Management

Shape a secure future. NSU's M.S. in National Security Affairs equips you to tackle global challenges. From cybersecurity threats to international conflicts, gain expertise to excel in government, intelligence, and security fields. This in-demand program prepares you to lead in a dynamic and growing profession.

M.S. in National Security Affairs

NSU's Medic to Medicine Program

Your journey from the front lines to the forefront of medicine starts here! The Medic to Medicine program connects medics and other medical professionals with opportunities to leverage their real-world experience into NSU's respected medical and health care programs. Recognizing the valuable skills learned in service, we are committed to advancing your career in the civilian health care sector through NSU's respected degree offerings.

Get started today! Attend an info session, submit your application, and interview for admission.

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Disaster and Emergency Management (M.S.)
  • Health Informatics (M.S.) 
  • Medical Education (M.S.) 
  • Nutrition (M.S.)
  • Public Health (M.P.H.)

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences 

  • Anesthesiologist Assistant 
  • Medical Sonography
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Science

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

  • Nursing

The Medic to Medicine program also provides opportunities to complete the Biomedical Sciences or Health Professions Preparation program that guarantees admission interviews to several other programs, including:

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
  • Doctor of Allopathic Medicine (M.D.)
  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.)
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant (M.M.S.)
  • Master of Science in Anesthesia (A.A.)

Request Information

Contact Us

Veteran's Resource Center
(954) 262-FLAG (3524)

Matthew Chenworth, Senior Director of Military Affairs

Sandra Wendland, Director of Military Affairs

Nicholas Swansburg, Student Veterans Coordinator

For GI Bill inquiries, contact the School Certifying Official at 800-541-6682, ext. 27236, or email

For ROTC questions, contact assistant professor of Military Science Major Benjamin Wendland at (954) 262-8510/(954) 262-8509 or email

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