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Please see below for the latest happenings and announcements for our health science programs:

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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Our Conference!!

We have been bringing you excellent interdisciplinary continuing education for the past decade. We have another great program planned for the 10th anniversary interdisciplinary conference in 2019! Because we are a multidisciplinary group, we will have an excellent variety of interprofessional topics for you. Come for one, two, or all three days. Plan a vacation to beautiful South Florida or join us online and earn education units!

Conference Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, NSU campus. Carl DeSantis Executive Conference Center (Next to the Alvin Sherman Library), Room 3000. We will have live streaming of the conference available.

Reception and Networking: If you attend the conference, the reception is included. If you cannot make it to the conference, join us for a reception for networking and mingling with old and new friends and colleagues. The reception will follow the last speaker in the DeSantis Executive Conference Center Friday, March 1st, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. You can register for the reception separately.

Alumni Events page: http://nova.edu/alumni/events/index.html Stay connected!! See our upcoming events at NSUconnect.net/ Hotel: Use this link to find nearby hotels that have NSU discounts. http://www.nova.edu/travel/hotels.html

Fee Schedule

• NSU grads/employees: $30/day

• Non-NSU attendee: $40/day

• Any student: $15/day (from any educational institution, includes certificate and meals)

• Anyone who wishes to attend but not receive a certificate: $15/day (includes meals). • Speakers: $5/day. • Webinar attendance: $20/day (includes certificate)

The fee will include the education certificates and meals for each day for on-campus attendees. A portion of the fees will be a donation to the Dean’s education fund.

For more information, please contact Maureen O’Hara, NSU DHS Alumni Chapter Secretary, omaureen@nova.edu (323 222 6454, Pacific Time).

October 2017

NSU's Doctor of Health Science program is pleased to announce that it has added a new concentration to its offerings:

The Telehealth Concentration is designed to provide students with the opportunity to meet the personal and/or professional goals of gaining requisite knowledge/skills to be able to perform in an academic arena. The goal of the Education in the Health Care Professions Concentration fosters an in-depth application of knowledge and skills, inquiry and research, problem solving, collaboration and communication, professional development, higher order thinking skills, and ethical conduct.

For more information on this new concentration, please see its dedicated page here. It will begin in Winter 2018

We have another great program planned for the interdisciplinary conference this year! Because we are a multidisciplinary group, we will have an excellent variety of interprofessional topics for you. Come for one, two, or all three days. Plan a vacation to South Florida over the Presidents’ Day Weekend and earn education units!

Anesthesiology assistants, athletic trainers, audiologists, behavioral scientists, certified health education specialists (CHES), dental hygienists, dentists, dieticians, exercise physiologists, health educators, medical technologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing home administrators, occupational therapists, optometrists, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, psychologists, public health administrators, respiratory therapists, social workers, and all NSU students, faculty, and alumni are all invited to attend as well as any other health care professionals, students, or faculty.  Please share the information with your professional associations.  We have seats for 75 attendees.

Fee Schedule:

  • NSU grads/employees: $30/day
  • Non-NSU: $40/day
  • Any student: $15/day (from any educational institution, includes certificate and meals)
    Anyone who wishes to attend but not receive a certificate: $15/day.
  • Speakers: $15/day.

The fee will include the education certificates and meals for each day. A portion of the fees will be a donation to the Dean’s education fund.

For more information, please contact

Maureen O’Hara, NSU DHS Alumni Chapter Secretary, omaureen@nova.edu (323 222 6454, Pacific Time).  

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May 2017

NSU's Doctor of Health Science program is pleased to announce that it has added a new concentration to its offerings:

The Education in the Health Care Professions Concentration is designed to provide students with the opportunity to meet the personal and/or professional goals of gaining requisite knowledge/skills to be able to perform in an academic arena. The goal of the Education in the Health Care Professions Concentration fosters an in-depth application of knowledge and skills, inquiry and research, problem solving, collaboration and communication, professional development, higher order thinking skills, and ethical conduct.

For more information on this new concentration, please see its dedicated page here. It will begin in Fall 2017.

The Education in Health Care Professions Concentration joins the Global Health Concentration as appealing options for DHS students looking to further specialize their path in the program.

March 2017

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce its online Bachelor of Health Science Program (B.H.Sc.) is ranked among the best in the country by BestColleges.com. The program, ranked sixth by BestColleges.com, is offered through NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences in the Health Professions Division.

“This is the second time Bachelor of Health Science program has been recognized as a program of excellence,” said program director Christopher Mitchell, M.S. “TheBestSchools.org ranked the program in the Top 25 nationally in 2014.  I am very proud of the program and its student-centered focus.”

NSU’s Bachelor of Health Science online completion program prepares its students for success in healthcare by building upon their existing knowledge base as health care professionals. Leadership, diversity, and management are but a few of the areas covered in the curriculum.

The BestColleges.com online ranks educational programs based on a variety of criteria, including: student engagement, faculty credentials and training; student services and technology; admissions selectivity and peer reputation. Some of the methodology used for the rankings include academic quality, affordability and online programming. 

As published in SharkBytes - 3/22/2017.

Congratulations to all faculty, students and staff!
The BHS program has been nationally recognized as one of the top-10 online health science programs in the country!
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