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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

Sanford Harmony is a research-based, highly effective teaching strategy that strengthens classroom communities by helping each child understand and appreciate diversity in others. The purpose of NSU's partnership with the Sanford Higher Education Collaborative is to develop and deliver high-quality, convenient, and innovative professional development content that is embedded within certification opportunities to in-service and pre-service teachers in the most convenient, flexible format possible. 

About the Collaboration

Sanford Harmony at NSU



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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