Experience the Next Generation of Physician Education

Gain the skills to solve the most complex health issues facing the world at Nova Southeastern University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. Through our learner-centered curriculum, you'll study both inside and outside the classroom, with clinical rotations starting as early as your first semester and opportunities for service learning, internships, and research. You'll graduate ready to advance seamlessly to residencies, fellowships, or placement in your field of focus.

Many of the D.O. candidates here at NSU are also pursuing master’s degrees in related fields. I’m combining my D.O. with a Master’s in Public Health. In my future career as a physician, I plan to use my deeper understanding of public health issues to advance my goal of using local community health clinics and programs to improve the lives of the medically underserved.

Second Year D.O. and Master's of Public Health Student, '22

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

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Pursue a career in one of the fastest-growing health professions. As a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), you’ll master the principles needed to view the human body as an interdependent unit rather than an assortment of separate parts and systems. This holistic approach to medicine will allow you to become a comprehensive, patient-first provider.

Graduate with a core concentration in compassion
  • Pursue all medical, surgical, and obstetric specialties in professional internships and residencies.
  • Specialize in serving rural and urban underserved areas.
  • Be a lifelong learner of both the sciences and the humanities.

NSU's D.O. Program

Family Therapy Doctoral Programs

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Ph.D. in Couple and Family Therapy

Designed for individuals with master’s degrees, the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Couple and Family Therapy prepares you for a productive career in academic, supervisory, clinic, and/or community-based employment settings.

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Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy (D.M.F.T.)

A practitioner-oriented terminal degree that focuses on clinical professional outcomes, rather than the academic domain of the Ph.D. in Family Therapy. The D.M.F.T. program is also for individuals holding master’s degrees.

Real-World Education That Gives You an Edge

Be a Shark with an Edge—the Edge to become an expert in your field with real-world experience that sets you apart, thanks to competitive advantages such as:

  • Advanced technology and extensive resources
  • Clinical rotations in all medical, surgical, and obstetrical specialties
  • Interprofessional service-learning with opportunities to aid underserved populations
  • Accelerated tracks to graduation
  • Access to a vast network of industry partners

About the NSU Edge
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