Nova Southeastern University
What They're Known For:
Located in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University is the 10th largest independent university in the country and a pioneer of ground-breaking online and distance education. In fact, NSU was the first university in the U.S. to offer online graduate programs. Talk about innovators!
Unsure about studying on campus? At NSU, students can choose between distance education classes that combine online and off-campus elements or take courses exclusively online using real-time electronic classrooms.
The university’s Davie campus offers distance education students access to a wide variety of support services including an electronic library, Internet and computer software on central servers.
The prestigious Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS)began offering online programs in 1983, created the first electronic classroom in 1985 and continues to develop software tools to enhance online learning.
NSU’s Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (M.A.T.L) online degree program offers an engaging mix of texts, best practice strategy videos and web-based interaction – all from the comfort of your own home.
The university’s Student Educational Centers provide access to microcomputer labs and videoconferencing equipment – and are staffed with full-time employees to help with registrations, enrollment and financial aid.
Why We Love NSU:
Seventy-six of the university’s online undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs have been certified by the Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campus (SREB).
NSU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The university has been included on Princeton Review's list of The Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools in the country.