Health Science

Nova Southeastern University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
440 USD/credit
440 USD/credit
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The Master of Health Science (M.H.Sc.) Program offered by Nova Southeastern University admits bachelor's-prepared health professionals with diverse work backgrounds, interests, and life experiences who have demonstrated the capacity to pursue a course of master's study and the ability to take more responsible positions in health care.


Mission statement

  • To provide a learner-centered educational experience that emphasizes the student's critical-thinking and decision-making abilities, while developing the student's capacity to analyze published research.
  • To promote the concept of the scholar-practitioner and life long learning to students and graduates.
  • To foster an environment that encourages scholarly activity such as publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals and speaking at professional conferences for students and program alumni.
  • To cultivate leadership qualities, that will afford graduates the opportunity to become leaders in their respective field.

The Health Science Program is designed to be completed using a distance-learning format. The online Master of Health Science program is offered via the state-of-the-art technologies of Nova Southeastern University's College of Health Care Sciences. It is designed so that students can complete most of their coursework online from their home or office while maintaining career, family, and community obligations. There are no on-campus requirements to complete the degree for most students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Trends and Cultural Issues in Health Care
  • Writing for Allied Health Professionals
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Research Methods
  • Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Principles of Management in Healthcare

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




37 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prospective M.H.Sc. students are selected by considering the overall qualities of the applicant through application content, academic record, prior health care experience, letters of evaluation, and personal motivation. In special circumstances, a personal interview may be required. Prior to matriculation into the program, applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    440 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 440 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    440 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 440 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Health Science
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