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Nova Southeastern University

Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Overview

Nova Southeastern University / Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice registered nurse Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice registered nurse Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced practice registered nurse Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Executive nurse leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing informatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing Nursing education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 161
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

179
Applied
179
Accepted
163
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, RN, BSN, BS or BA
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, MSN, RN

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

658
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.2%
Black or African American 26.6%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.34%
Unknown 4.41%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 47
Male (4)
Female (52)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nursing education, curriculum, clinical research, interdisciplinary research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,500

Location & Contact

Address 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314-7796
United States
Contact Dr. Marcella M. Rutherford
Dean
Email: rmarcell@nova.edu
Phone: 954-262-1963