Master of Health Science
The Master of Health Science program admits students on a rolling basis. Students are considered for admission when all of their admission documents have been submitted to the Enrollment Processing Center. Anyone with a pending application packet that is not complete by the deadline will be automatically rolled over into the admission cycle for the next term.
The Office of Admissions processes applications regularly though out the year. Applicants can apply for acceptance for any one of 4 starting dates during any academic year: January, April, July and September. Admissions deadlines for the 4 terms are as follows:
- March 1, 2014 for the spring 2014 term (April start)
- June 1, 2014 for the summer II term (July start)
- August 15, 2014 for the fall term (September start)
- December 1, 2014 for the winter term ( January start)
Before the applicant can be reviewed for possible admission, the following must be submitted:
- Completed MHSc application form
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- Official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions showing a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
- Copy of proof of completion from accredited professional allied health program (if applicable)
- Copy of bachelors (BS or BA) degree from regionally accredited institution.
- Copy of national allied health professional certification or licensure ( if applicable)
- Copy of current state licensure, registration or certification
- A current copy of C/V
- Two " Evaluation Forms" from a supervising physician or manager. These forms are supplied in the application package from the program. Additional letters may be requested by the program after initial review of application if so warranted.
- Personal interview with Committee on Admissions MAY be required in some cases. Phone interview and/or advisement may be substituted upon approval
- Copy of BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS certificates (if applicable)
All foreign coursework must be evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence.
- Applicants with foreign credentials/degree must submit a course-by-course evaluation with Grade Point Average (GPA) from one of the following services:
- World Education Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 745
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113-0745
- Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
International Education Consultants
7101 SW 102nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33173
Phone: (305) 273-1616
Fax: (305) 273-1338
- Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 415070
Milwaukee, WI 53203
- World Education Services, Inc.
To be submitted directly to program upon admissions:
Copy of current personal health care / medical insurance policy or original coverage letter. All students must provide for their own medical care. The program assumes no responsibility for injury or illness while enrolled in the program. Each student is required to carry adequate personal medical and hospitalization insurance. Students may avail themselves of the hospitalization insurance plan obtainable through the University if qualified.
A maximum of 6 hours may be transferred from other graduate level training programs. NSU will transfer a maximum of 6 semester credits toward the 37 hour MHSc degree. Transfer credits are evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Students are notified of transfer status after all official transcripts from previous colleges and universities are evaluated.