Start Your Path to a Life-Changing Profession in Health Care

There's never been a better time to expand your expertise in health care with a focused master’s degree. All six of the graduate-level programs at the Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine are designed to provide you cutting-edge training on a timeline that fits your life.

Each program has different application processes and requirements; read on to learn more about each and start your application.

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Reap the ROI Rewards

With a degree from the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, you’ll enter the health care industry with the advantage of being a skilled leader in one of the fastest-growing professions. Lucrative careers and promising growth mean you’ll see the investment you made in your education come back to you quickly.

And with our extensive list of scholarships, grants, and fellowships offered by NSU and beyond, you can greatly reduce the costs of medical school at NSU. Our financial aid officers are committed to helping you fund your future.

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Family Therapy Deadlines

March 31

For Summer Entry

June 30

For Fall Entry

Deadlines for All Other Master’s Programs

Please note that the college receives more than 7,500 completed applications per year.
It is in your best interest to apply as early as possible.

December 15

For Winter Entry

April 15

For Summer Entry

August 1

For Fall Entry

General Admission Requirements

3.0

Or Higher Cumulative GPA

Bachelor’s

Degree from a Regionally Accredited Institution

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From All Schools Attended or Agency Evaluation of Foreign Degree

$50

Nonrefundable Application Fee (USD)

Program-Specific Requirements

The requirements listed above apply to all master’s programs at the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine; however, each program has additional application requirements, noted below.

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

Apply for fall, winter, or summer semesters.

  • Two letters of recommendations: one from a health professional, and one from an individual (not a relative) who can speak to your character and work ethic
  • If GPA is less than 3.0: submit MCAT, GRE, PCAT, OAT, DAT, GMAT, or LSAT from the past five years
Apply to the M.P.H. Program

Health Informatics (M.S.)

Apply for fall, winter, or summer semesters.

  • One letter of recommendation signed and on official letterhead
  • If GPA is less than 3.0: submit MCAT, GRE, PCAT, OAT, DAT, GMAT, or LSAT from the past five years
Apply to the Health Informatics Program

Disaster and Emergency Management (M.S.)

Apply for fall, winter, or summer semesters.

  • Written statement (500 word minimum) explaining your interest and goals
  • Two letters of recommendation, signed on official letterhead
  • If GPA is less than 3.0: submit MCAT, GRE, PCAT, OAT, DAT, GMAT, or LSAT from the past five years
Apply to the Disaster and Emergency Management Program

Couples and Family Therapy (M.S.)

Apply for entry in any one of the two semesters — fall or summer.

  • Written statement (500-word minimum) explaining your interest and goals
  • Two letters of recommendation, academic or professional
  • Sample of academic or professional writing
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • If GPA is less than 3.0: submit MCAT, GRE, PCAT, OAT, DAT, GMAT, or LSAT from the past five years
Apply to the Couples and Family Therapy Program

Nutrition (M.S.)

Apply for fall, winter, or summer semesters.

  • Written statement (500-word minimum) explaining your interest and goals
  • One letter of recommendation from a nonrelative
  • Prerequisites: anatomy and physiology, biology, and organic chemistry; completed with a “C” or higher
Apply to the Nutrition Program

Medical Education (M.S.)

Apply for fall, winter, or summer semesters.

  • One letter of recommendation from a nonrelative
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
Apply to the Medical Education Program

Still Have Questions? We’re Here to Help.

Feel free to reach out to Admissions Counselor Christy Saunders at csaunders@nova.edu or by phone at (239) 274-6965. You can also reach out to specific program directors listed below.

Master of Public Health

Dr. Claudia Serna
cserna@nova.edu
(954) 262-1652

Health Informatics

Dr. Stephen Bronsburg
bronsbur@nova.edu
(954) 262-1032

Disaster and Emergency Management

Dr. Kelley Davis
kelley.davis@nova.edu
(954) 262-4319

Family Therapy

Dr. Anne Rambo
rambo@nova.edu
(954) 262-3002

Nutrition

Stephanie Petrosky
spetroksy@nova.edu
(954) 262-1597

Medical Education

Kim Valenti
kw242@nova.edu
(954) 262-1650

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