Get Ready to Succeed

Achieve your personal and professional goals with a first-class education built for you. Whichever degree you’re pursuing, get full access to everything that gives Nova Southeastern University’s students a competitive edge: flexible learning options, supportive faculty and staff, and professional experiences. 

Apply the knowledge you gain in your field of education, criminal justice, or human services through community leadership opportunities such as field work and partnerships with local organizations. 

How Long Does It Take to Complete a Program?

The average degree completion when you take two classes per semester is as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: 4 years
  • Master’s Degree: 2 years
  • Doctoral Degree: 3 to 4 years (for both Applied Dissertation and Strategic Research Project tracks)
  • Educational Specialist Degree: 2 to 3 years
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Real-World Experience, at Your Convenience

As a student at NSU, you can expect flexible learning options that fit into your busy schedule. Whether you’re taking your classes online, in person, or a mix of both as a hybrid study, you’ll have access to professional opportunities that will prepare you for success.

The Office of Placement Services offers resources and guidance to get you started on the path to your dream job in education.

The Fischler Academy: Get Two Degrees and a Guaranteed Job Offer

Earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just four years and secure a guaranteed job offer through NSU’s prestigious teaching academy. 

Located at the Fort Lauderdale campus, The Fischler Academy 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.

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Financial Aid and Funding Opportunities

A first-class education shouldn’t break the bank. That’s why NSU offers financial support to make tuition affordable so it’s easier to achieve your dreams no matter what your financial situation. Be rewarded for your hard work and achievements with discounted tuition and tuition support options.

Employer Tuition Assistance
Veterans Benefits
Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

Take a look at the breakdown of the costs for different degree programs. Since tuition is credit-based, each program has a varying total tuition cost for completion.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
Graduate Tuition and Fees
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Student Support and Resources

Student Success

Stay on track with your academic and professional goals with the support of an Edge adviser who will be with you every step of the way.

Clubs and Organizations

Connect with other members of the NSU community with similar interests through a variety of student organizations.

Dedicated Faculty Mentors

Get support and guidance from experienced instructors and staff who are here to help you succeed academically and professionally.
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Get to Know Us

NSU’s Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice has pioneered flexible distance education since it’s founding by former president emeritus Abraham S. Fischler in the early 1970s. 

At NSU’s College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, you have access to the individualized practice-based curriculum, professional resources, and community connections that have given students a competitive edge for more than 50 years.

About the College
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Ready for the Next Step?

NSU’s friendly admissions team is here to help you continue your academic journey and achieve new heights with an undergraduate or graduate degree. Applying to a college has never been easier with expert admissions counselors who will walk you through the process of applying.

Undergraduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions

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