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Doctor of Health Science

Application Procedures

The Office of Admissions processes applications on a rolling admission basis throughout the year. Applicants can apply for admission for any one of four starting dates during any academic year: January, April, July, and September. Each term runs for 12 weeks. Admission deadlines for submitted application and required document are as follows:

  • Winter 2022 (starting January 2022) - Currently open. Deadline for applications is December 1, 2021.
  • Spring 2022 (starting April 2022) - Deadline for applications is March 1st, 2022. Applications open on December 2, 2021.
  • Summer 2022 (starting late June 2022) - Deadline for applications is June 1st, 2022. Applications open on March 2nd, 2022.
  • Fall 2022 (starting September 2022) - Deadline for applications is August 15, 2022. Applications open on June 2nd, 2022.

Before the applicant can be reviewed for possible admission, the following must be submitted:

  • Completed Health Science Doctoral application form.
  • $50 non-refundable application fee.

    Send transcripts and all required documents to:

    Nova Southeastern University
    Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
    College of Health Care Sciences
    Health Science Doctoral Admissions
    P.O. Box 299000
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905

  • Official and final transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate, professional, and graduate institutions of higher learning. Conferral degree and conferral date must be on the transcript(s) from where you earned a degree.
  • All coursework from international institution(s), Applicant is responsible for contacting one of the evaluation services listed here. The evaluation must be course by course including a cumulative GPA The official evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service to the NSU EPS address shown above for all documents:
  • Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
    International Education Consultants
    7101 SW 102nd Avenue
    Miami, FL 33173
    Phone: (305) 273-1616
    Fax: (305) 273-1338
  • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    P.O. Box 415070
    Milwaukee, WI 53203
    (414) 289-3400
  • World Education Services, Inc.
    P.O. Box 745
    Old Chelsea Station
    New York, NY 10113-0745
    (212) 966-6311
  • Copy of national allied health professional certification or licensure, if applicable.
  • Copy of current state licensure, registration or certification.
  • Two letters of evaluation from supervisors or colleagues, clinical or nonclinical (An administrative/nonclinical applicant must include a letter from his or her direct supervisor describing the applicant’s position and responsibilities within the organization.)

    Non-clinical applicants (health administrators) only- must also include a letter of recommendation from a supervisor describing their position in the organization and the scope and duration of their responsibility, a personal statement describing their career goals, and an organizational chart. (This is not required for clinically licensed, registered, or certified applicants or for public health practitioners with an MPH). Clinically-qualified applicants should include a copy of their registration, certification and/ or licensure.
  • An up to date resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Personal interview with Committee on Admissions MAY be required in some cases. Phone interview and/or advisement may be substituted upon approval.
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