Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Nova Southeastern University

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 17
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
8 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Qualitative Research Graduate Certificate
    • Advanced Conflict Resolution Practice Graduate Certificate
    • Family Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Solution Focused Coaching Graduate Certificate
    • Family Systems Health Care Graduate Certificate
    • Peace Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Marriage And Family Therapy Doctor of Marital and Family Therapy (DMFT)
    • Conflict Analysis And Resolution Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Therapy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Cross-Disciplinary Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • College Student Affairs Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 140
    • Doctoral Degrees 50
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 11
    • * 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


57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 424
    • Accepted 244
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 161
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students771
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students771
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American34%
    • White / Caucasian31%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown11%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%


  • 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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