Center for Psychological Studies

School Counseling

M.S. in School Counseling

Application Requirements

To ensure that your application is complete, please use the checklist below and follow the detailed instructions provided for each item. All documents that are submitted to the University will need to include your name on each page.

check list
_____ 1. Complete online application form
_____ 2. Application fee of $50 ( in U.S. dollars) made payable to Nova Southeastern University
_____ 3. Submit two letters of recommendation from professors, employers, supervisors, or similar people most familiar with your work with completed forms.
_____ 4. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you attended need to be mailed directly to Enrollment Processing Services (EPS), including agency evaluation of foreign degrees for determination of U.S. equivalence (including Canadian transcripts). International Students should visit http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/ for further information.*
_____ 5. Please briefly explain (500 word minimum) your interest in the field of School Counseling. Describe how your school counseling, academic, and personal experiences led you to apply to this program. Include your full name on the essay. The personal statement helps us get to know you beyond the objective data provided in review of your courses, grades and other objective information. It also demonstrates your ability to communicate your thoughts in a professional, organized and succinct manner.
_____ 6. International Student applicants should submit TOEFL scores, if applicable. International Students should visit http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/prospective/i20.html for further information.*
_____ 7. Non-degree seeking student criteria, click here.
_____ 8. A copy of your teaching certificate, by completing and submitting the form. Applicants may request a waiver for this requirement by contacting the Office of Graduate Admissions.
_____ 9. Non-degree seeking student criteria
Please mail items to:

Nova Southeastern University
Enrollment Processing Services 
Attn: Center for Psychological Studies 
3301 College Avenue P.O. Box 299000 
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

For International Students: 
Nova Southeastern University 
Attn: Enrollment Processing Services 
3301 College Avenue 
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329-9905

Fax unofficial documents to 954-262-3608 or email gradschool@nova.edu.
Official electronic transcripts must be sent to electronictranscript@nova.edu 
NOTE: EXTERNAL INSTITUTIONS ONLY
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If you have any questions about the admissions process, call (954) 262-7563 / (800) 541-6682, 27563 (a-s-k-m-e), or email to gradschool@nova.edu.

International Students are encouraged to contact the Office of International Students Services at (954) 262-7240 or (800) 541-6682, ext. 27240 or by email at intl@nsu.nova.edu.

Application Deadline and Site Information

Location Starts Application Deadlines** Next Information Session
Ft. Lauderdale August (Fall) July 7
Late applications will be considered on seat availability.
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January (Winter) December 1
Jacksonville August (Fall) July 7
Late applications will be considered on seat availability.
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October (Fall 2) September 15
January (Winter) November 25
Miami August (Fall)
July 7
Late applications will be considered on seat availability.
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October (Fall 2) September 15
January (Winter) November 25
Orlando August (Fall)
July 7
Late applications will be considered on seat availability.
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October (Fall 2) September 15
January (Winter) November 25
Palm Beach January (Winter) October 15 Click here
March (Winter 2) January 15
May (Summer) March 15
Tampa August (Fall)
July 7
Late applications will be considered on seat availability.
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October (Fall 2) September 10
January (Winter) November 25

**Applications and supporting material should be received by the preferred application review date. Late applications are reviewed based on availability and students who are not accepted for their initial start date because of late application status will be considered for the following term.