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You pour your heart and soul into the work you do; now harness that drive to make an even bigger impact. The Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice's degree programs help you hone your career expertise, with the curriculum flexibility, support, and personalized coaching that makes NSU unique. Get the edge to boost your career.

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Fast Facts

Earn a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Four Years

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Get a guaranteed job offer when you enroll in The Fischler Academy or The NSU Teaching Academy. Both of these prestigious education academies give you the opportunity to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degree in education in just four years.

The Fischler Academy, located at our Fort Lauderdale campus, culminates with a full-time teaching position in a Florida school while The NSU Teaching Academy is exclusive to education students at our Tampa Bay Regional Campus. As a Tampa Bay student, you’ll receive a job offer in the Pinellas County School District.

The Fischler Academy NSU Teaching Academy at Tampa Bay

A Comprehensive Approach to Student Learning

Harmony is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Program for Pre-K-6 students, accessible online and at no cost. Harmony fosters knowledge, skills, and attitudes boy and girls need to develop healthy identities, create meaningful relationships, and engage productively by providing SEL learning resources, tools, and strategies. Harmony has district-wide agreements with the top 10 largest school districts in the United States. The purpose of NSU’s partnership with Harmony is to leverage NSU’s relationships with local school districts, disseminating the Harmony SEL program to school district partners for the purpose of assisting in providing digital transformation and Social Emotional Learning.

About the Collaboration

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The Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice is home to NSU's Army ROTC program. It is a college elective program that develops leadership skills in preparation for military service. 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.

Army ROTC at NSU

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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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