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Accreditation

CHCS Professional Accreditation

  • The Master of Occupational Therapy Program in Fort Lauderdale is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®), American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, PO Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220.
  • The Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Entry Level Program in Tampa is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which is located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. ACOTE's website is www.acoteonline.org.
  • The Physical Therapy Program at Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org
  • The Physician Assistant Program in Fort Lauderdale is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc (ARC-PA), 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097.
  • The Physician Assistant Program in Fort Myers is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc (ARC-PA 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097.
  • The Physician Assistant Program in Orlando is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc (ARC-PA). 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097.
  • The Physician Assistant Program in Jacksonville is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc (ARC-PA ). 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097.
  • The Doctor of Audiology program in Fort Lauderdale is dually accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) 1718 M Street, N.W., #297, Washington, D.C. 20036 and the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850-3289.
  • The Vascular Sonography program in Fort Lauderdale is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL, 33756.

    Graduates from the General and Vascular Program will be able to take the national registry examinations SPI (Sonography Principles and Examinations) and the VT (Vascular Technology) to obtain the RVT (Registered Vascular Technologists) credential.

    The General track of the Sonography Program in Fort Lauderdale is currently seeking accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Joint Review Commission on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS), which can only be awarded after the first graduating class of students. Graduates will be however eligible to take the national registry examinations under the rules for new programs, as administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) located at 51 Monroe Street, Plaza East One, Rockville, Maryland 20850.

  • The Cardiovascular Sonography program at NSU Tampa is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). Graduates of the NSU Tampa Cardiovascular Sonography Program are eligible to apply for both the Adult Echocardiography and the non-invasive Vascular Technology professional registry exams offered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), and/or the corresponding credentials offered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

  • The Anesthesiologist Assistant program in Fort Lauderdale is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL, 33756.
  • The Anesthesiologist Assistant program in Tampa has applied for accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL, 33756.
  • The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program (MS-SLP) at Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850-3289, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700.

  • The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100 Austin, TX 78731-3184.  The program is currently a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training.  The program has applied for substantive change of the degree to a Master of Science.  The Master of Science program will be launched in Summer 2018.

NSU Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees.

For questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone: (404) 679-4500.

View all of NSU's accreditations.

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