Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Nova Southeastern University

Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
8 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Speech Language Pathology Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Teaching And Learning Master of Arts (MA)
    • Instructional Technology And Distance Education Master of Science (MS)
    • Instructional Design And Diversity Education Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1270
    • Doctoral Degrees 377
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 369
    • * 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


42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,491
    • Accepted 1,061
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 871
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesMAT or GRE (for some programs), CLAST, PRAXIS I, CBEST, General Knowledge Test, teaching certification, minimum GPA of 2.5, and verification of teaching, BS
    • Doctoral's DegreesMAT or GRE, master's degree, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesMAT or GRE, master's degree, teaching certificate; minimum GPA of 3.0
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students5901
    • Female Percentage81%
    • Male Percentage19%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students5901
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Full-time Percentage45%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino25%
    • Black / African American34%
    • White / Caucasian30%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown9%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty398
    • Full-time Percentage24%
    • Part-time Percentage76%
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInstructional technology and distance education, educational leadership, speech language pathology, quality of life
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$972,382

Location & Contact

Abraham S. Fischler College of Education

Nova Southeastern University

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

Dr. Ronald Chenail

Interim Dean

Phone: 954-262-8730
Fax: 954-262-3894
Email: burgos@nova.edu

Ms. Adriana Garay

Executive Director for Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions

Phone: 800-986-3223 ext. 8500
Email: fserecruit@nova.edu

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