Lead. Motivate. Succeed.

Gain the skills and experience to foster equity, cultural awareness, and social responsibility in your classroom, organization, or community with a degree from Nova Southeastern University.

With flexible online learning, supportive faculty, and a practice-based curriculum, you'll graduate with everything you need to start your career in education, criminal justice, leadership, or human services.

Which Field of Study Interests You?

Whether you’re already working in your current field or are looking for a career change, your graduate degree can be tailored to your academic and career needs and goals. With flexible learning options and program concentrations, NSU’s degree programs in education, criminal justice, and human services will give you the skill set to follow your passions and advance your career.

Teaching Academies

Get Two Degrees and a Guaranteed Job Offer

Earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just four years and receive a guaranteed job offer through one of NSU’s prestigious teaching academies.

The Fischler Academy, located at the Fort Lauderdale campus, offers a flexible learning experience for teaching in K-12 with individualized pathways in subjects like STEM or humanities. Apply what you learn through classroom experience and jump-start your career with a guaranteed job offer.

The NSU Teaching Academy, located at the Tampa Bay Regional Campus, utilizes progressive instructional strategies and practical experience to prepare you to teach student speakers of other languages and students with disabilities. After graduation, transition straight into your career with a guaranteed job offer in the Pinellas County School District.

Explore the Teaching Academies

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Learn to Serve by Joining NSU’s Army ROTC Program

NSU Army ROTC

The Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice is home to NSU's Army ROTC program. Develop the leadership skills needed for military service through this college elective. Learn about army officership and values, standards, and operations through classes, leadership labs, physical training, and field training exercises.

The program offers a commission as a second lieutenant in either the active army or reserve forces in a variety of career fields, including Combat Arms, Combat Support, and Combat Service Support branches.

Learn about NSU’s Army ROTC program

Make a Positive Impact in Your Community

Donate your time and efforts to the Autism Institute as you develop your skills and experience as a caring educator or leader. The Autism Institute provides community support for students of all ages affected by autism.

Looking to make a positive impact in your community while also advancing your education and career? Non-degree programs provide the certifications and endorsements you need to further your career or create new businesses.

Support the College

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Follow a Comprehensive Approach to Student Learning

NSU is proud to partner with Harmony Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) to provide accessible and innovative trainings and tools that are built into your curriculum.

Whether you’re training to become a teacher or are already in the classroom, Harmony SEL’s convenient and flexible offerings will help you better your classroom environment and foster healthy social practices among your students.

Learn More About Harmony SEL

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Accreditation

The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice (FCE & SCJ) is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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