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MHS in Child Protection

Application Requirements Checklist

To ensure that your application is complete, please use the checklist below and follow the detailed instructions provided for each item. All documents that are submitted to the University will need to include your name on each page.

_____ 1. Complete online application form
_____ 2. Application fee of $50 (in U.S. dollars) made payable to Nova Southeastern University will be charged for each application submitted.
_____ 3. A grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher in last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework or a master's degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
_____ 4. Submit two letters of recommendation from current professors, employers, supervisors, or similar people most familiar with your professional experience. Letters of recommendation must be less than one year old.
_____ 5.

Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you attended are required. Official electronic transcripts can be sent to or mailed to the address below:

Applicants who have attended foreign universities or colleges are required to have their academic credentials evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence. Please visit the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services for more information. International students are encouraged to contact the Office of International Student Services at (954) 262-7240 or 800-541-6682, ext. 27240, or by email at, or visit the Office of International Students and Scholars.

_____ 6. Provide a personal statement of between 150 and 300 words indicating your goals in pursuing a Master of Human Services in Child Protection degree. This statement must be attached to the application.
Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
Attn: Human Service, Health and Justice
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

If you have any questions about the admissions process, call (954) 262-7563 / (800) 541-6682, 27563 (a-s-k-m-e), or email to

Application Deadlines

term offeredpreferred admissions deadlineregistration deadlineopen house
Summer - 2015 April 20, 2015 May 10, 2015 Click here
Fall - 2015 August 10, 2015 August 23, 2015 Click here
Winter - 2016  December 16, 2015 January 3, 2016 Click here
Summer - 2016 April 25, 2016 May 8, 2016 Click here

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