Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
in-state | out-of-state tuition
May 17
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
8 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advanced Conflict Resolution Practice Graduate Certificate
    • Peace Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Family Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Advanced Family Systems Graduate Certificate
    • Solution Focused Coaching Graduate Certificate
    • Family Systems Healthcare Graduate Certificate
    • Qualitative Research Graduate Certificate
    • College Student Personnel Administration Graduate Certificate
    • Marriage And Family Therapy Doctor of Marital and Family Therapy (DMFT)
    • Family Therapy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Conflict Analysis And Resolution Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Cross-Disciplinary Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • College Student Affairs Master of Science (MS)
    • National Security Affairs Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 127
    • Doctoral Degrees 28
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


89% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 406
    • Accepted 362
    • Acceptance Rate 89
    • Enrolled 280
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 17th May 17th Yes
    • Winter deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesinterview, minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample
    • Doctoral's Degreesinterview, minimum GPA of 3.5, and master's degree in related field, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitCSS Profile
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students826
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students826
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American33%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown10%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty60
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConflict resolution, family therapy, peace research, international conflict, multi-disciplinary studies, college student affairs, national security affairs, health care conflict resolution, family systems health care, advanced family systems, qualitative research, solution-focused coaching
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
United States

Dr. Honggang Yang


Phone: 954-262-3016
Fax: 954-262-3968

Marcia Arango

Student Recruitment Coordinator

Phone: 954-262-3006
Fax: 954-262-3968

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