Nova Southeastern University
Located on a beautiful 300-acre campus in Fort Lauderdale, NSU has more than 25,000 students and is the largest independent institution of higher education in Florida. Nova Southeastern University is the largest independent institution of higher education in the Southeast, and it is the 7th largest independent institution nationally. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, Educational Specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. The university is comprised of undergraduate, graduate and professional schools of osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, optometry, allied health and nursing, medical sciences, dental medicine, law, marine biology and oceanography, business and entrepreneurship, computer and information sciences, humanities, conflict resolution, family therapy, interdisciplinary studies, education, psychology and counseling, and family programs.
The institution also enjoys an excellent reputation for its programs for families offered through the Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies and University School, including innovative parenting, preschool, primary, and secondary education programs.
The Fischler School of Education and Human Services is one of the most dynamic elements of Nova Southeastern University, providing innovative programs in leadership, teaching and learning, human development and family studies, training and professional development, instructional technology and distance education, and communication sciences and disorders.
Fischler School has the largest graduate school of education at an accredited university (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools), serving more than 12,000 students each academic year located in some 55 cities and 29 states in United States, plus nearly a dozen other countries. FSEHS offers almost all programs via site-based, cluster-based, and online curriculum delivery in a manner that adapts to students’ work schedules and locations. In addition, FSEHS has more than 30 years of experience in distance education and is located in a modern 18-acre campus in North Miami Beach, Florida.
Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin. • Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone number: 404-679-4501) to award associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. • The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org to cover initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at all university locations and online. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.