Prepare for Your Future with the Fundamentals You Need to Succeed

At Nova Southeastern University, receive a first-class education that fits your schedule and meets your needs. Find an area of study that interests you with degrees in education, human services, and criminal justice. Keep your college experience smooth sailing with resources like personalized support from a counselor, financial aid, and more.

Online and On-Campus Education Degree Options

Whether you’re taking classes in person or online, be part of an exciting and diverse community. Choose from a traditional on-campus experience, online learning, or a mix of both. Wherever you’re learning, you’ll still be in on the action.

Why Earn Your Bachelor's Degree at NSU?

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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Explore Undergraduate Education Degrees

Become a skilled and caring educator with a comprehensive understanding of the education system, research-based instructional practices, and the ability to connect with students from diverse backgrounds. Specialize your studies with one of the concentrations listed below.

Courses can be taken online or in person.

What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education?

Go on to have a fulfilling career as an educator or leader and make an impact inside and outside the classroom.

Potential career areas include:

  • Teaching
  • Education Administration
  • Curriculum Design
  • Student Counseling
  • Education Policy/Research

All of the courses, assignments, and events we do are geared towards making us outstanding teachers.

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Teaching Academies: Get Two Degrees and a Guaranteed Job

Earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just four years and secure 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 with individualized pathways in subjects like STEM or humanities for teaching in K-12. 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 Pinellas County School District.

Prepare for Your Teaching Certification

Gain the preparation needed to sit for your Florida-state certification exam (FTCE or FELE) through the College of Education’s state-approved programs.

The requirements for certification approval vary per program. Get in touch with your adviser to ensure you’re taking all the right steps to receiving your professional certification.

Connect with an Academic Adviser

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Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice

Take on the challenges of our criminal justice system from within your community and beyond with this interdisciplinary, research and practice–based degree program.

Receive a foundational education of human behaviors, crime and punishment, and how the criminal justice system functions.

Learn from faculty who have professional experience in criminal justice and can provide you with the practical knowledge and tools needed to thrive in your career. 

Courses are offered online and in person.

B.S. in Criminal Justice

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What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice?

Make a difference with a career in:

  • Crime Prevention
  • Law Enforcement
  • Public Service
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Security
  • Criminal Investigation

The average salary for employees with a criminal justice degree is $57,931 a year (according to Payscale).

Explore Undergraduate Human Services Degrees

Gain a foundational knowledge of vulnerable populations and contemporary social issues while also building the practical skills needed to work and thrive in human services.

What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services?

Make a positive impact in the lives of others with a career in one of these sectors:

  • Government
  • Community Services
  • Social Work
  • The Nonprofit Sector
  • Health Services
  • Mental Health and Wellness
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Is Dual Admission Right For You?

If you know your career plans require graduate or professional school, why wait until you’re done with undergrad to plan for the future?

With NSU’s Dual Admission program, you’re reserved a seat in one of our graduate or professional programs while you complete your bachelor’s degree.

Learn About Dual Admission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation


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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