Our Mission Sets Us Apart High-quality educational programs of distinction High-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through professional and from preschool through professional and doctoral levels doctoral levels Preparation for lifelong learning and Preparation for lifelong learning and leadership roles leadership roles Academic programs offered at Academic programs offered convenient times, at convenient times and employing innovativeinnovative delivery systems rich and places, employing deliveryand systems learning resources rich learning resources Emphasis on acquiring and applying knowledge in Emphasis on acquiring and applying knowledge clinical, community, and professional settings clinical, community, and professional settings in
A remarkable growth A Remarkable Growth In four decades, NSU has grown from 17 graduate In four decades, NSU has grown from 17 graduate students to more than 26,000 students students to more than 26,000 students. With more than 3,150 employees, the University is With more than 3,150 employees, the university is Broward County’s third largest private employer Broward County’s third largest private employer. Each year Nova Southeastern University awards more Each year, Nova Southeastern University awards more than 7,200 degrees than 7,200 degrees. NSU has more than 100,000 alumni, residing in every NSU has more than 100,000 alumni, residing in every state of the union, as well as 55 other countries state of the union, as well as 55 other countries.
Preparing Students for the Real World NSU collaborates with local and organizations, NSU collaborates with local andnational national organizations, consortia, and agencies that add to the academic consortia, and agencies that add to the academic experience experience. Most of our professors have real world experience, allowing Most of our professors have real world experience, allowing them toto share both theory and practice with their students them share both theory and practice with their students. NSU has formed partnerships with leading business and NSU has formed partnerships with leading business and cultural organizations which help to provide hands on cultural organizations, which helps to provide hands-on experience andand mentorship experiences mentorships. More than 1,000 members of the community volunteer on More than 1,000 members of the community volunteer on advisory boards, asas speakers, and inin other capacities atat advisory boards, speakers, and other capacities NSU NSU. Our researchers pursue cutting-edge solutions that can be Our researchers pursue cutting-edge solutions that can be applied inin the real world applied the real world.
A Personalized Learning Environment At NSU, there are no teaching assistants used in our At NSU, there are noare teaching used in our classrooms; classes taught assistants only by experienced classrooms; classes are taught only by experienced faculty members. faculty members Professors are accessible to students and many are Professors are accessible to students and many are practicing professionals in their fields, teaching both practicing professionals in their fields, teaching both theory and practice. theory and practice 85% of our faculty members hold doctoral or terminal 85% hold doctoral or terminal degrees in their fields degrees in their fields.
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences The small class sizes, averaging 22 students, and an accessible faculty offer a unique learning environment. The Dual Admissions Program offers qualified students simultaneous admission into NSU graduate programs. The Honors Program offers access to a unique interdisciplinary intellectual community. More than 70% of pre-med and pre-law students were accepted into medical and law schools.
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship The professors have been and/or remain active in the business community. The school is home to the largest M.B.A. program in Florida. The school provides a state-of-theart, wireless learning environment. The curriculum features access to distinguished lecture series and business mentors. The school offers collaborative programs with the Law Center and Health Professions Division.
H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Degrees Offered Undergraduate Programs Master’s Programs Doctoral Program Accounting, B.S. Accounting, M.Acc. Business Administration, B.S. Business Administration, M.B.A. Business Administration in Entrepreneurship, M.B.A. Business Administration in Finance, M.B.A. Business Administration in Real Estate Development, M.B.A. Economics, B.S. Finance, B.S. Marketing, B.S. Management, B.S. Sport and Recreation Management, B.S. Human Resource Management, M.S./HRM International Business Administration, M.I.B.A. Leadership, M.S. Public Administration, M.P.A. Taxation, M. Tax Business Administration in Real Estate Development, M.B.A Business Administration, D.B.A.
Oceanographic Center Ecologically oriented graduate education in the marine and coastal sciences focusing on the preservation of the ocean and coastal biological and physical resources Recognized as a leader in oceanographic research, with grants in excess of $20 million Home to the National Coral Reef Institute Served as local organizers and host to the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium 2008, a major international scientific conference providing the latest knowledge about coral reefs worldwide Home to the Guy Harvey Research Institute, which concentrates on the conservation of the world’s fisheries and marine biodiversity
Oceanographic Center Oceanographic Center Degrees Offered Degrees Offered Doctoral Programs Oceanography/Marine Biology, Ph.D. Master’s Programs Coastal Zone Management, M.S. Marine Biology, M.S. Marine Environmental Science, M.S.
Shepard Broad Law Center Twice rated #1 “Most Wired” law school and among the top three on the 2005 Technology Honor Roll by The National Jurist Ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the top 7 “Best Environments for Minority Students” Dual law programs with universities in Barcelona, Spain and Venice, Italy More than 7,400 successful alumni
Shepard Broad Law Center Degrees Offered Degrees Offered Professional Programs Education Law, M.S. Professional Programs Employment Law, M.S. Juris Doctorate, J.D. Health Law, M.S. Education Law, M.S. Juris Doctorate Employment Law, M.S. Health Law, M.S.
College of Osteopathic Medicine Emphasis is on the inter-relationship of the body's nerves, muscles, bones, and organs for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illness, disease, and injury. Students receive extensive clinical experience in both NSU’s award-winning Health Care Centers and the community. Rotations in geriatrics and rural areas are unique requirements of the program. Students participate in humanitarian medical missions around the world. Florida’s only fully-accredited program in osteopathic medicine Florida’s only training Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness (CBAP) and one of several geriatric education centers in Florida
College of Osteopathic Medicine College of Osteopathic Medicine Degrees Offered Degrees Offered Professional Programs Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. Biomedical Informatics, M.S. Public Health, M.P.H.
College of Pharmacy Consistently achieves more than 90% passage rate on North American Licensure Examination Nation’s most culturally diverse pharmacy program, ranked #1 for Hispanic students Among the nation’s best pharmacy education facilities, includes a full-service community pharmacy on site Clinical experience at teaching hospitals, community pharmacies, clinics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration Programs in West Palm Beach and Puerto Rico Largest of three existing international pharmacy programs in the U.S.
College of Optometry Only college of Optometry in Florida Students benefit from clinical experience in NSU’s Eye Care Institute, which sees more than 50,000 patients annually Strong community-based programs including a well-attended clinic for macular degeneration and glaucoma Specialty services include pediatrics, low vision, and contact lenses
College of Allied Health and Nursing Nursing’s last three graduating baccalaureate classes had an average passing score of 97.4, the second highest overall score among the 20 Florida universities with nursing programs Among the nation’s leading Physician Assistant programs; programs located in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Naples/Fort Myers, and Jacksonville Occupational therapy at the master’s and doctoral levels; physical therapy at the doctoral level Doctoral program offered in audiology Anesthesiologist Assistant program launched in 2006
College of Medical Sciences Teaches quality basic science programs Strong interdisciplinary approach Unique program that prepares students for admission to professional schools or for careers in biology, as well as positions in science education
College of Dental Medicine One of only two dental colleges in the state of Florida Nationally recognized dental stem cell research State-of-the-art teaching facilities including virtual reality lab Extensive clinical operation open to the community, with more than 100 dental chairs, a dedicated special needs unit, and craniofacial program Clinical locations in Broward and Miami-Dade counties
College of Dental Medicine College of Dental Medicine Degrees Offered Degrees Offered Professional Programs Professional Programs Dental Science, M.S. Doctor of Medical Dentistry, D.M.D. Doctor of Medical Dentistry, D.M.D. Dental Science, M.S.
Fischler School of Education and Human Services One of the nation’s largest schools of education, serving more than 15,000 students in 30 states and 40 countries The nation’s #1 producer of minority doctorates in education* Partnerships with dozens of school districts, community colleges, educational organizations, ministries of education and private corporations Recent curricula developed for educators in Venezuela, Italy, South Korea, and Malaysia *source: Black Issues in Higher Education, July 2004
Center for Psychological Studies Mission of education and training, serving the community, and clinical research Faculty is nationally recognized in areas such as school violence, forensic and police psychology, trauma, neuropsychology, and child psychology Community service projects include programs for substance abuse, child and adult traumatic stress, domestic violence, eating disorders, and ADHD assessment and treatment
Center Center for for Psychological Psychological Studies Studies Degree Offered Degrees Offered Master’sPrograms Programs Doctoral Clinical ClinicalPsychopharmacology, Psychology, Ph.D. M.S. M.S. Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Psy.D. Mental Health Counseling, M.S. Master’s Programs Clinical Psychopharmacology, M.S. Doctoral Programs Counseling, M.S. Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Mental Psychology, Health Counseling, Clinical Psy.D. M.S. School Guidance and Counseling, M.S. School Guidance and Counseling, M.S. Specialist Programs School Psychology, Psy.S. Specialist Program School Psychology, Psy.S.
Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education Curriculum in information security certified by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security Collaborative initiatives include the U.S. Army’s eArmyU and the Southern Regional Electronic Campus Home to Florida’s largest Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter
Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Degrees Offered Doctoral Programs Computer Information Systems, Ph.D. Computer Science, Ph.D. Computing Technology in Education, Ph.D. Information Science, Ph.D. Information Systems, Ph.D. Master’s Programs Computer Information Systems, M.S. Computer Science, M.S. Computing Technology in Education, M.S. Information Security, M.S. Management Information Systems, M.S.
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Internationally renowned program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution Master’s degree program in CrossDisciplinary Studies offers an individualized curriculum design Master’s and doctoral degree programs in Family Therapy accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Education (COAMFTE) Home to the Community Resolution Services and Brief Therapy Institute clinics
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Degrees Offered Doctoral Programs Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Ph.D. Family Therapy, Ph.D. Marriage and Family Therapy, D.M.F.T. Master’s Programs College Student Affairs, M.S. Conflict and Analysis Resolution, M.S. Cross-Disciplinary Studies, M.A. Family Therapy, M.S.
Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies Housed in the state-of-the-art Jim & Jan Moran Family Center Village Model for integrated, multi-disciplinary services for children and families Early learning school-based programs for children, birth to five years old Parenting classes and workshops Research-based programs for children with autism and special needs Academic programs for early childhood educators and autism specialists
University School “A campus within a campus” One of Florida’s premier college preparatory schools (pre-K–grade 12) Producer of numerous National Merit Scholars, Silver Knight Award winners, and AP Scholars Nearly 100% college acceptance rate An award-winning fine and performing arts department, competitive athletic program, and a variety of clubs and organizations round out students’ learning experiences
NSU’s NSU’s 17 17 Academic Academic Institutes Institutes Brief Therapy Institute Lifelong Learning Institute Community Resolution Services National Coral Reef Institute Criminal Justice Institute Brief Therapy Institute The Eye Institute Community Resolution Services Options National Coral Reef Institute Guy Harvey Research Institute Criminal Justice Institute Hudson The EyeInstitute Instituteof Entrepreneurship and Executive Education Guy Harvey Research Institute Institute of Trauma and Victimization Hudson Institute of International Institute Franchise Entrepreneurship andfor Executive Education Education Southeast Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Institute for Cross- Institute of Trauma and Victimization Tyler Institute Institute The Language International Institute for Franchise Education Women’s Tyler Institute Resource National Lifelong Learning Institute Institute for Educational Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for National Institute for Educational Cancer Research Options CancerCounseling Research Cultural Southeast Institute for Cross South Florida Ocean Cultural Counseling Measurement Center South Florida Ocean The LanguageCenter Institute Measurement Institute Women’s Resource Institute
Center Center For For Continuing Continuing and and Professional Professional Studies Studies Non-degree courses geared towards the creative and professional growth of adult and young adult learners Non-degree courses geared toward the creative and Technology professional growth of adult and young adult learners Career exploration Technology Creative activities such as Sushi Making 101, the Ancient Career Artexploration of Henna Painting, and Screenwriting Creative The Language Institute offers ESOL, Making Foreign Language, activities such as Sushi 101, the and TOEFL preparation courses as well asscreenwriting private language ancient art of henna painting, and lessons, accent reduction, programs for young children, and The Language corporate training Institute offers ESOL, Foreign Language, and TOEFL preparation courses as well as private language Office of Continuing Education certifies Continuing Education lessons, programs for young children, and Unitsaccent (CEUs)reduction, for NSU schools, colleges, and centers corporate training Conference Management Services Office of Continuing Education certifies Continuing Education Units for NSU schools, colleges, and centers Conference Management Services
A National Leader in Diversity #1 in doctoral degrees to African Americans** #1 in doctoral degrees to Hispanics* #1 in doctoral degrees in education to African Americans** #1 in doctoral degrees in business to Asian Americans** #2 in first-professional degrees to Hispanics** #2 in master’s degrees to Hispanics* #3 in master’s degrees in education to African Americans** * source: The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, 2008 * *source: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, an analysis of U.S. Department of Education reports of data submitted by institutions, 2006
On the Cutting Edge of Research The value of NSU research The value of NSU research grants grantshas hastripled tripledover over the past six years the past six years. More than 150 outside-funded research More than 150 outside-funded research projects, valued at projects, valued at $45 million, are now underway $45 million, are now underway NSU’s board of trustees supports NSU’s board of trustees supports research with seed-money grants research with seed-money grants Home to the USGS and the $8.5 billion Home to the USGS and the $8.5 billion Everglades Restoration Everglades Restoration Acquired the Rumbaugh Goodwin Acquired the Rumbaugh Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research Institute for Cancer Research in 2005 in 2005 Center for Collaborative Research Proposed Center for Collaborative building to open in 2009 Research building
Florida LambdaRail NSU’s connection to the LambdaRail allows for collaboration with other institutions and scientists throughout the state, the nation, and beyond: Virtual “collaboratories” for technology transfer among universities and private businesses Interactive distributed simulations Distance learning Access to digital databases Optical transmission with highdefinition quality for remote applications up to 10 gigabytes per screen
Four Campuses in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties Main Campus, Fort LauderdaleDavie East Campus, Fort Lauderdale North Miami Beach Campus, Fischler School of Education and Human Services Dania Beach Campus, Oceanographic Center
NSU’s International Sites Using distance-learning concepts and technology pioneered by NSU, students also earn degrees at NSU’s international sites: Caribbean Dominican Republic Greece Mexico Korea Puerto Rico United Kingdom
Cutting-edge technology offers students Cutting-edge technology an advanced offers students an advanced learning learning environment in state-ofenvironment in the-art facilities state-of-the-art facilities.
Cutting-edge Cutting-Edge technology Technology Investment of $154 million in building a technology infrastructure over the last 10 years Investment of $154 million in building a technology 50 electronic classrooms with nearly 2,500 computers infrastructure over the last 10 years 172 “smart” classrooms, with network access, data/video projection, and access to anfor array of teaching tools including circulating laptops student use 50 electronic classrooms with nearly 2,500 computers, 100“smart” smart classrooms and the 172 classrooms,with withvideoconferencing network access, data/video capability and to link classrooms worldwide projection, access to an array of teaching tools 100 smart classrooms with videoconferencing and the capability to link classrooms worldwide
A pioneer in online education with students registered in more than 3,809 online courses, pursuing 78 degree and certificate programs The largest number of certified online programs among the 325 institutions offering online education
Online learning systems that Our Online Learning Systems receive Receive high High marks Marks “Top 20 Cyber-Universities”—Forbes magazine “Best of the Online Graduate Programs in “Top 20 Cyber-Universities”—Forbes magazine “Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools”— Princeton Review “Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools”— Princeton Review “Most-Wired Law School”—The National Jurist “Best of the Online Graduate Programs Education” Education”—U.S. News &inWorld Report —U.S. News & World Report “Most-Wired Law School”—The National Jurist NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, Huizenga Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and School of Business and Entrepreneurship and Graduate School of Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences cited as Computer and Information Sciences cited as “Best Distance “Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools”—GetEducated.com Learning Graduate Schools”—GetEducated.com Top 100 “Most Wired Life Top 100 “Most WiredColleges”—Yahoo! Colleges”—Yahoo! Internet Internet Life
An Ideal Location for Students At our 300-acre main campus, our students enjoy nearperfect weather with an average temperature of 75 degrees year-round. Students residing in one of our six residence halls have access to a wide array of amenities and services including high-speed Internet, cable TV, and telephone hook-ups.
Convenient Access to South Florida and the World Our main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie is minutes away from Broward County’s international airport. With quick access to Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Palm Beach, the choices for entertainment, culture, and sports activities are unlimited.
A Beautiful, Busy Main Campus NSU is housed on a lush campus in the heart of Broward County. The university hosts exciting events and guests such as the Dalai Lama, Jack Welch, former Miami Dolphins player Jason Taylor, Ambassador Paul Bremmer, Justice Clarence Thomas, and author Mary Higgins Clark. Students can participate in intramural sports and join in fitness activities such as yoga and Pilates. NSU’s student clubs and organizations offer everything from arts and politics to Greek life.
Athletics Enhance the Campus Experience Sunshine State Conference, an NCAA Division II competitor Teams fielded in baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball Overall GPA for NSU student-athletes exceeded 3.0 for past five years Main campus home to the Miami Dolphins Training Center
2007–2008 Honors Sunshine State Conference champions in women’s rowing, women’s basketball, and women’s golf Sunshine State Conference Mayor’s Cup Championship for all women’s teams NCAA Tournament qualifiers in women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer, golf, rowing, and men’s golf 9 Academic All-Americans 28 Athletic All-Americans
A Valuable Community Asset We currently contribute $1.6 billion to Florida’s overall economy. $350 million goes back into the community, impacting more than 300,000 people. Our unique joint-use library with the Broward County Board of County Commissioners is Florida’s largest library facility. NSU health care clinics offer the community affordable, superior health care services provided by a dedicated teaching team.
NSU Health Care Centers Award-winning community health care programs 17 different clinics receiving approximately 250,000 patient visits each year Personalized state-of-the-art health care Community outreach programs such as A Day for Children, Give Kids a Smile Day, Senior Exposition, and Back-to-School Physicals
Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center The Alvin Sherman Library is a unique joint-use facility serving those who live and work in Broward County as well as NSU faculty and staff members and students Five stories with wireless Internet access throughout the building, cozy reading niches, 22 study rooms, 1,000 user seats, and a cafe Houses the 500-seat Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center At 325,000 square feet, it is the largest library building in Florida
A Dynamic Community Supporter Our strategic partnerships throughout the community allow NSU to participate in various cultural and business events. Academic functions, such as our Distinguished Lecture Series, are open to the public. NSU is the site of many community events such as the Heart Walk, Autism Walk, Health and Wellness Fair, Day for Children, and Corporate Walk for MS.
The University Center― a New Campus Centerpiece Campu Centerpiece Our 366,000-square-foot, multipurpose facility houses a 4,500-seat arena and convocation center, a fitness and wellness center, a student union, and a performing arts center. This facility is the second largest entertainment venue in Broward County. The University Center is home to NSU athletics, as well as university and community events open to the public.
The The Commons Commons New Residence Hall This new, 526-bed, state-of-the-art residence hall opened to our students in fall 2007. new, 526-bed state-of-the-art residence hall opened ourdouble students in ItAgives students an additional 371 single rooms,to130 Fall 2007 rooms, and 16 resident adviser rooms. The new residence hall gives students an additional 371 single rooms, This facility provides 1 professional staff apartment, 2 area 130 double rooms, and 16 resident advisor rooms director apartments, 2 large laundry rooms, 16 community This facility provides 1 professional staff 4apartment, 2 area director lounges, 1 large multipurpose room, meeting rooms, a apartments,and 2 large laundry rooms, 16 community lounges, 1 large mailroom, office space for Residential Life and Housing. multipurpose room, 4 meeting rooms, mailroom, and office space for Residential Life and Housing
Rolling Hills The Rolling Hills Graduate Apartments houses 373 graduate and doctoral students. Each single and quad apartment is furnished and Opening on August 1, 2008, the Rolling Hills Graduate features a kitchen, bathroom, and living area. Apartments will house approximately 373 graduate and doctoral students for the Fall of 2008. Each single and quad apartment is furnished and features a kitchen, bathroom, and living room.
The Medical Village at NSU A proposed world-class hospital with up to 150 acute care beds operated by the North Broward Hospital District Will focus on education, research, and innovation, while providing culturally sensitive care to residents in west central Broward County
The NSU Academical Village This exciting project will follow the Jeffersonian concept of a “community of scholars and students living and working closely together, combining theory with practice.” This $500-million partnership will transform a 30-acre, universityinvestment into a high-tech research/office park with nearly three million square feet of office, retail, financial, governmental, and residential space, as well as a hotel and a conference center. This project is expected to generate millions in tax revenue and in workforce development, including high-tech jobs.