Contact Us

College of Psychology
3301 College Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Undergraduate Admissions
(954) 262-8000
800-338-4723
admissions@nova.edu

Graduate Admissions
(954) 262-7563
800-541-6682 ext. 27563
gradschool@nova.edu

Clinics
(954) 262-5730
(954) NSU-CARE (678-2273)

Directions

Non-Degree Seeking Students

  1. Complete the master's programs application form.
  2. Include, with the application, a check for $50 (nonrefundable application fee) made out to Nova Southeastern University.
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation with completed forms from professors, employers, supervisors, or similar persons most familiar with your work.
  4. Arrange for official transcripts from all accredited colleges or universities attended to be mailed 
  5. For Mental Health Counseling Program: Submit a letter specifying desired course work.
  6. For School Counseling Program: Submit Florida Department of Education Statement of Eligibility for Certification, indicating course work required. Include a copy of your teaching certificate (school counseling applicants only). Applicants may request a waiver of this requirement by contacting the Office of Graduate Admissions (954) 262-5760.
  7. Where applicable for international students, applicants should submit English proficiency scores.
  8. An interview or additional documentation may be required for purposes of screening or advisement. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their file is complete and received by the announced deadline. Check on the status of your file with the Office of Graduate Admissions, (954) 262-5760, prior to the application deadline.

For Florida School Counseling Certification, the ten courses/content areas are as follows:

Course No. Course Name
PYCL 0502* Counseling Theories and Practice
PYCL 0504* Counseling Skills
PYCL 0510 Career Development
PYCL 0512* Human Growth & Development
PYCL 0515* Principles of School Counseling
PYCL 0560 Appraisal & Evaluation in School Counseling
PYCL 0570* Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues for Counselors
PYCL 0585 Psychology of Exceptional & At-Risk Children
PYCL 0635* Group Theory & Practice
PYCL 0665* School Consultation Skills
PYCL 0685* School Counseling Practicum
PYCL 0688/0689 School Counseling Internship


*These courses must be completed before applying for internship.

Application Deadlines

Students may be admitted to main campus programs for fall, winter, or summer sessions. Field-based cluster admission periods will vary. Specific application information related to site(s) are included in a separate application packet available from the College of Psychology or through this webpage.

How to Apply

To access a step-by-step guide on the application process, click here.