General and Vascular Sonography (BHSc-GVS, MHSc)
Application ProceduresProspective General and Vascular Sonography students are selected by the Committee in Admissions (COA) after consideration of the overall qualities of the candidate.
Upon receipt of a completed application, either for the bachelor's or master's degree tracks; fees, credentials; and transcripts, the admissions officer for the General and Vascular Sonography Program in the College of Health Care Sciences will review all material for evidence of the proper pre-requisites, education, training, and background to enter the general and vascular specialization program. The university reserves the right to modify any requirement on an individual basis as deemed necessary by the Dean of the College of Health Care Sciences.
Areas of consideration include application content, academic records, letters of evaluation, and personal motivation. Upon receipt of the completed application, the COA will select applicants for interview. It is highly recommended that BHS and MHS applicants have or obtain meaningful and significant scientific, health care, and elder care work or volunteer experience in a health care facility. Applicants must be present for the interview. Expenses for the interview are of the entire responsibility of the applicant.
The applicant who has graduated from a college or university of a country for which English is not the primary language, and is applying to Master's degree in Health Sciences with specialization in General and Vascular Sonography, regardless of United States residency status, must obtain a minimum score of 600 on the written or 213 on the computerized test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFL). An official set of scores must be sent directly from the Educational testing Services in Princeton, New Jersey, to NSU's EPS.
The application deadline is March 1 for both the B.H.Sc and the M.H.Sc.
Applicants for admission must submit or be responsible for submission of
- A completed application form along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee.
- Two letters of evaluation from individual (other than relatives) such as academic advisors, professors, clinical or non-clinical supervisors, or community associates.
- Official college-, certificate-, and/or diploma-based transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, sent directly from the institution to the Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
- Copies of national and/or state professional certification, licensure, or registration, if applicable.
- Evaluation of coursework taken at a foreign institution for US institutional equivalence (if applicable)
Foreign coursework must be evaluated by 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
- A current curriculum vitae
All admissions information should be sent to
Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
College of Health Care Sciences
General and Vascular Sonography Admissions
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905
Phone: (954) 262-1101 * Fax: (954) 262-2282
The Office of Admissions works on a rolling admissions basis. Applications are accepted year round. To ensure that your application receives prompt consideration, you should apply early.
The Committee on Admissions will not consider an application until all required fees, credentials, transcripts, and test scores have been received by the EPS.
The university reserves the right to modify any requirements on an individual basis as deemed necessary by the dean of the College of Health Care Sciences.
The college reserves de right, and the student (by his or her act of matriculation) concedes to the college the right, to require his or her withdrawal any time the college deems it necessary to safeguard its standards of scholarship, conduct, and compliance with regulations, or for such other reasons as are deemed appropriate.
The dean and general and vascular sonography program director reserve the right to require the student's withdrawal at anytime for the above-mentioned reasons.
For military training programs, the recommendation contained in the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Forces from the American Council on Education, will be used to evaluate such training for credit transfer. Examples include Combat Casualty and Flight Medicine courses of training.