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Master of Health Science (MDC PA)

Welcome to Nova Southeastern University!

Welcome to Nova Southeastern University and the Master of Health Science program! As you may know, NSU is the 7th largest private University in the United States and is known for quality on-campus and online Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs. As the demand for master level health care providers, educators, and administrators continues to grow, the M.H.Sc. curriculum will provide you with a learner-centered educational experience that emphasizes critical-thinking, decision making, leadership, and the concept of the scholar-practitioner and lifelong learning. 

Admission Requirements:

  All students applying to the NSU M.H.Sc. Program must do all the following by March 1.

  • Complete an NSU M.H.Sc. Program application form with prevalent application fee:
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: During the application process, when asked about a concentration, please choose No Concentration in the drop down menu.

  • Provide evidence of acceptance into the Miami-Dade College Physician Assistant Program
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: MDC will provide proof of acceptance.

  • Provide evidence of a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Provide official college, certificate and/or diploma-based transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, sent directly from the institutions to NSU
  • Send transcripts and all required documents to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services (EPS)
3301 College Avenue
P.O. Box 299000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905

All coursework from international institution(s):

Applicant is responsible for contacting one of the evaluation services listed below. 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


For questions about the Master of Health Science program at NSU, please contact the following individuals:

Debra A. Dixon RDH, MS, DHSc
Associate Professor and Master of Health Science Director
(954) 612-3865

Brian Tachick
Admissions Counselor (Master of Health Science)
(954) 262-7496
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