Please note: the Master of Science in Law programs are not open to U.S. lawyers or students studying law in a juris doctor (J.D.) program.
Official Transcripts should be mailed to:
Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services
3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
Schools may also submit an official transcript electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
Once received, all admissions materials become property of Nova Southeastern University.
An applicant may request credits towards their program for academic work in another graduate program subject to the following:
At this time, we do not accept credit for professional certificate, advance placement, or experiential learning.
Resident alien students are required to submit a copy of their registration card. For more information, contact the International Students office at (954) 262-7240 or (800) 541-6682 ext. 27240.
Applicants who have attended foreign universities or colleges are required to have their academic credentials evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence (a course by course evaluation) by one of the following companies:
Josef Silny & Associates www.jsilny.com
World Education Services www.wes.org
Foreign nationals who reside outside the U.S. at the time of application, and whose native language is not English, must present evidence of proficiency in English by satisfactorily completing the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 600. Test scores must be submitted to the admissions Office. For a TOEFL application visit the web site at http://www.ets.org/toefl/.
Please be advised that effective July 1, 2014, Nova Southeastern University began accepting the Pearson Test of English-Academic (PTE-Academic) as proof of English proficiency. The minimum required overall score for the PTE-Academic is 54. The PTE-Academic will serve as an alternative option to the TOEFL and the IELTS examinations.
The PTE-Academic is a leading academic test of English that is widely accepted by thousands of universities and programs around the world. The exam is a single 3-hour computer-based English Language test that assesses listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Please note that a student must be physically present at a Pearson test center to take the test. The PTE-Academic provides students with their results within 5 business days.
There are flexible test dates available at Pearson test centers worldwide. Students can schedule their test online up to 48 hours in advance or they can schedule by telephone 24 hours in advance. To register online for the PTE-Academic, students can visit www.pearsonpte.com/register or call customer service at (952) 681-3872.