Primary Audience of this degree:
Practicing professionals who are teaching
or administrating at the pre-kindergarten, elementary, middle
and secondary public or nonpublic level or a related educational
background interested in being part of the public or nonpublic
Official transcripts are required
from the applicant for ALL previously attended institutions
for FULL admittance.
Applicants must hold a master's degree
from an accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
$50.00 Application Fee
One letter of recommendation (see
Score of the Miller
Analogies Test (MAT) (800) 622-3231 or the Graduate
Record Examination (GRE) (609) 771-7670. No minimum
score is required.The test must have been taken within the
past five years.
Any student admitted provisionally
is not eligible for financial aid. Provisionally admitted
students are permitted to register for one term and must meet
requirements for full admission status by the 90th day of
the first term of enrollment or further registration will
not be permitted. For additional information, please visit
this Web site: http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/sso/finaid_admissions_info.htm
Transfer of Credit Policies:
Request for transfer of credit must
occur at the time of application.
A maximum of six semester hours of
credit will be considered for transfer if the credit was
earned within the three calendar years of request for transfer.
If the credit was earned as a matriculated
student in a doctoral program at a regionally accredited
university, and if the content of the courses requested
for transfer is equivalent to the study area courses in
the program. This request should include an explanation
and related course description(s).
Courses transferred for credit must
be at the grade of A or B, or equivalent. No credit for
experiential learning or other forms of advanced standing
will be granted.
Applicants who wish to request evaluation
of prior coursework for consideration as transfer credit
should note this on their application, send course descriptions,
and request that official transcripts be sent to the Enrollment
Processing Services Department (EPS).
Current doctoral candidates should
request and receive prior written approval from the office
of the Associate Dean of Doctoral Programs before enrolling
in any other institutions courses that are intended
to be submitted for transfer credit.
Program (coursework and dissertation)
is designed to be completed in 2 to 3 years. However, students
have a maximum of 5 years to complete the program.
Attendance at the Summer Conference
is a requirement for all doctoral students admitted to FSEHS
doctoral programs as of the 2004 fall term. The conference
is focused on research dissemination and dissertation development.
Research courses and dissertation seminars will be offered
in a face-to-face format to permit students to continue
study in the research areas. For additional information,
please visit this Web site: http://www.schoolofed.nova.edu/summer
Live/online or live delivery option.
New students admitted three times
$675.00 per credit (subject to change).
Continuing services fees are applied
when working on dissertation after completion of all course
All students admitted to a doctoral program
will be assigned to an online or regional cohort depending of
the program of study. The Field Associate will serve as the
liaison between students and FSEHS, and thus will assist students
with registration concerns, program outline planning, and general
operations. The Field Associate will hold regular office hours
online, will conduct online chats and information sessions,
will provide e-mail contacts for individuals, and will provide
an online vehicle for cohort members to maintain ongoing communications
among the cohort. The Office of Field Services will assign cohort
advisers and will provide contact information to students and
advisers during the initial terms of enrollment.
Winter Term: January through April*
Summer Term: May through August*
Fall Term: September through December*
*Classes start on or about the first day of the month.
Please Note: The official
of the Fischler School of Education and Human Services (FSEHS)
is the governing document for all program-related information.
Consequently, if there is any conflict between the information
contained online and that contained in the catalog, the information
in the catalog prevails.