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Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Hosts: Doctoral Online Information Session May 11, 2015

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Page 1: NSU GSCIS Doctoral Online Information Session - May 11, 2015

Nova Southeastern University’s

Graduate School of Computer and

Information Sciences Hosts:

Doctoral Online Information Session

May 11, 2015

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Agenda

‣ ABOUT NSU & GSCIS

‣ PH.D. PROGRAMS

‣ COURSE FORMAT

‣ LENGTH OF PROGRAM

‣ WHY CHOOSE NSU?

‣ ADMISSIONS

‣ COST

‣ FINANCIAL AID

‣ IMPORTANT DATES

‣ HELPFUL RESOURCES

‣ Q&A

Master’s Online Information Session

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50 YearsYOUNG

NSU OVERVIEW

THENFounded: Dec. 4, 1964Initial Graduating Class: 17 PhDsHumble Storefront on E. Last Olas Blvd.

NOW10th largest private not-for-profit university in U.S.150+ academic programs7 Regional Campuses (Florida, Puerto Rico)

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DualCARNEGIEDesignation ‣ “High Research Activity”

‣ “Community Engaged”

NSU OVERVIEW

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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

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LEADING EDGE FACILITIES

GSCIS ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

ADVANCEDL A B O R A T O R I E S

EXCEPTIONALRESEARCH LIBRARIES

LATESTCLASSROOMTECHNOLOGY

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GRADUATE PROGRAMS

GSCIS ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

10MAJORS

300ONLINE CLASSES

ACCESSIBLE, APPROACHABLEFACULTY

ALL CLASSES TAUGHT BYHIGHEST CREDENTIALED

PROFESSORS

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Hybrid: Online & Limited On-

Campus Visits

Fall, Winter & Summer*

‣ Computer Science

‣ Information Assurance

‣ Information Systems

Doctoral Degree Programs

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64 CreditsMinimum

‣ 8 core courses, 32 credits

‣ 2 research courses, 8 credits

‣ 3 terms of dissertation, 24 credits

‣ Continuing dissertation

Course Format

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

‣ 4 – 7 years, on average

‣ 10 Years time limitation

Program Length

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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

‣ Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the U.S. National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security

‣ Graduates are working at the FBI, Microsoft, Apple, Google, IBM, NASA, and other federal/edu institutions

‣ Academic Rigor, Convenient Format, and World Class Faculty Members

WHY NSU’S GSCIS?

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Our Admission Requirements

‣ Master’s degree with at least a 3.25 G.P.A. in closely related field

‣ Online application and $50 application fee

‣ Official transcripts

‣ Curriculum Vitae

‣ Personal and Research Essay

‣ Three evaluation forms or letters of recommendation

‣ English proficiency

ADMISSIONS

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International Admission Requirements

‣ Transcript evaluation report from NACES agency

– GPA calculation

– Course-by-course

‣ English proficiency

– TOEFL Score Report; 80 IBT

– IELTS; 6.0 test module

– Pearson Test of English ; 54

INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS

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TUITION & FEES2015-2016

‣ $1,050 per credit hour, 4 credits

‣ $30 registration fee per term

‣ $350 student service fee

‣ Sample:

$1,050 x 8 credits = $8,400

Registration fee = $30

Student service fee = $350

Total estimated term cost: $8,780

TUITION AND FEES

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FINANCIAL AID

‣ FAFSA.ED.GOV – NSU School Code: 001509

‣ Federal Unsubsidized Loan –6.21% , $10,250 per term

‣ Only Borrow what is needed for education expenses

FINANCIAL AID

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‣ Post 911GI Bill

‣ Yellow Ribbon Scholarship Program

‣ Scholarships

‣ Payment Plans

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Additional

Information

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‣ Fall 2015 – August 24

– Recommended deadline: June 24

‣ Winter 2016 – January 4

– Recommended deadline: Nov. 4

Upcoming Terms and Dates

Upcoming

Terms &

Dates

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‣ FAQ’s

‣ Course Plans (DISS)

‣ Planned Course Offerings

‣ Dissertation Guide

‣ Request a Tour

‣ LinkedIn Group

‣ Faculty Viewbook

Helpful Resources

Resources

for You

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Contact Us

‣ Melissa [email protected]

(954) 262-2002

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THANK

YOU