NCATE Accreditation

NCATE Accredited

Distance Education Disclosure

The following information is provided in compliance with recent United States Department of Education regulations. Students enrolled in online programs and residing in states other than Florida should visit http://www.nova.edu/academics/distance-education.html for state-specific distance education disclosures and the student complaint process.

State Disclosures

The following information is provided in compliance with state regulations related to higher education. Some state laws require an institution to provide students with specific disclosures. The following statements are presented in order to comply with these requirements.

Nova Southeastern University is authorized to operate as a degree-granting institution in the following states:

Minnesota

Nova Southeastern University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statues sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Nevada

Nova Southeastern University’s Bachelor of Science in education, Master of Science in education, Educational Specialist, and Doctor of Education programs are licensed by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education. The Las Vegas site includes classrooms, a technology lab, and administrative offices. All facilities conform to Clark County building, fire, and business license requirements.

Virginia

Nova Southeastern University is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for  Virginia, 101 N. 14th Street, James Monroe Building, Richmond Virginia, 23219; (804) 225-2600. The physical location of Nova Southeastern University’s main campus is 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314.  As of this printing, the Doctor of Education program is offered at the following locations in Virginia:

Norfolk State University
Brown Education Building
700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504

Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center
900 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203

Washington

Nova Southeastern University is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree Authorization Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review, and authorizes Nova Southeastern University to offer the following program: Doctor of Education with concentrations in: Educational Leadership; Curriculum and Teaching; Early Childhood Education; Elementary and Middle Grades STEM Education; Higher Education Leadership; Human Services Administration; Instructional Leadership; Instructional Technology and Distance Learning; Organizational Leadership; Special Education; and Reading. None of these programs are intended to lead to teacher certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts to determine whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the Act or the applicability of those requirements to the institution may contact the HECB office at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98505-3430.

Prospective Washington state students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at (360) 725-6320 or profed@k12.wa.us to determine whether this education program is approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington State. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.  

Nova Southeastern University is authorized by the Washington State Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institutions Act. This authorization is subject to periodic review and authorizes Nova Southeastern University to offer field placement components for specific degree programs. The Council may be contacted for a list of currently authorized programs. Authorization by the Council does not carry with it an endorsement by the Council of the institution or its programs. Any person desiring information about the requirements of the act or the applicability of those requirements to the institutions may contact the Council at P.O. Box 43430, Olympia, WA 98504-3430

Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, students may contact the Educational Approval Board (EAB) at (608) 266-1995 if complaints are not satisfactorily resolved with the institution.

All field-based clusters meet the same accreditation requirements as on-campus programs. In addition, all clusters outside Florida are licensed in the states in which they operate.