For general inquiries and questions about the program, please email email@example.com
Dr. Anne Rambo Director of MS and Certification Programs firstname.lastname@example.org (954) 262-3002
Dr. Kara Erolin Director of Doctoral Programs email@example.com (954) 262-3055
Criteria for acceptance into the M.S. in Family Therapy include a major emphasis on applicants who are familiar with and interested in learning systemic theories and therapies. They also attend to applicants' comfort with cultural and sexual diversity and their ability to connect to people in crisis. Applicants who demonstrate significant ability to listen to others, engage in conversation, and learn from dialogue will be best prepared for admission.
Prior to matriculation, applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework; or a master's degree with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better; or a total score of 300 or higher on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the past five years.
Applicants for admission must submit or be responsible for submission of:
All applicants must submit official transcripts and other documents in order to be considered for admission. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that arrangements are made for these documents to be sent to
Nova Southeastern UniversityEnrollment Processing Services3301 College AvenueP.O. Box 299000Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905
Transcripts can be sent electronically from the originating college to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the competitive application pool, it is recommended that an applicant starts the application process at least 1-2 months prior to the deadline dates.
To be considered for admissions for the Summer/May semester applicants must submit their applications by March 31, 2021.
To be considered for admissions for the Fall/August semester, applicants must submit their applications by June 30, 2021.
For students seeking admittance after attending another institution, credits may be transferred into the NSU program. Credits will be determined on a case by case basis and must be deemed comparable in level, content, and rigor to those within the M.S. in Family Therapy program. All transfer students must satisfy all admission requirements and complete all admission procedures.