Nova Southeastern University is the largest private independent university in Florida and the seventh largest in the nation. It was established in 1964 in Ft Lauderdale as Nova University with a charter in social and physical sciences. Today NSU offers a wide array of graduate and undergraduate programs in both traditional and distance learning settings.
For students seeking to further their career through distance learning, NSU uses state-of-the-art technology to deliver high-quality curriculum in a non-traditional setting. Students will have access to their course work and materials both online and offline. There are virtual classroom settings where students can interact with each other as well as with the faculty. The flexibility and convenience of distance learning is a good match for professional adults.
There are a wide range of distance learning courses offered at NSU. 76 of their graduate and undergraduate programs have been certified by the Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campus. The SREB has a comprehensive set of Principles of Good Practice and all of the certified 76 programs comply with these principles.
Some of the distance learning degree programs offered are Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Early Childhood Education, Education in Child Development, Elementary Education, Entrepreneurship, Exceptional Student Education, Graphic Design, Human Resource Management, and International Business Administration. Each program offers the highest quality and most current curriculum. Skills learned can be immediately applied in each student’s day to day work setting.
Distance learning students wishing to further their career may be interested in other degree programs such as Leadership, Management, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology, Substance Abuse Studies, and Primary or Secondary Education. Students are more apt to remain motivated with the in-synch discussions and interactive options such as live chat and live video streaming. Focused education along with encouragement to broaden perspective go hand in hand with the NSU experience.
There is a wide variety of financial aid options available to distance learning students applying at NSU. They participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program, and other scholarship and grants are available to assist in securing funding for higher education. The Office of Student Financial Assistance is a good resource for students and helps them plan their distance learning investment.
The application process at Nova Southeastern University is unique. Prospective distance learning students are asked to provide information regarding their educational background and their interests and will then be given a personalized VIP website. The purpose of this website is to update the applicant on current campus events and provide them with information. There is also a checklist that is personalized for the applicant which helps them with each step of the application process. It is the vision of NSU to see each student succeed and have a superior and rewarding academic experience.