Nova Southeastern University, College of Psychology

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College of Psychology

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Majors At A Glance

• MS in Counseling
   - Applied Behavior Analysis*
   - Clinical Mental Health Counseling**
   - School Counseling**
   - Substance Abuse Counseling*
   - Substance Abuse Counseling & Education*
• MS in Experimental Psychology
• MS in Forensic Psychology*
• MS in General Psychology*
• PhD in Clinical Psychology
• PsyD in Clinical Psychology
• PsyD in School Psychology
• PsyS in School Psychology 

* Online format only
** On campus/online/hybrid


Ranked among the “Best Schools in the South” | The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education  

Ranked among the best colleges for “Social Mobility” | U.S. News & World Report

Named one of “America’s Top Colleges” | Forbes

Named a Military Friendly® School

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

The NSU Edge 
Nova Southeastern University is a private, not-for-profit institution with campuses in Fort Lauderdale and Davie, Florida. NSU offers a diverse array of innovative academic programs that complement on-campus educational opportunities and resources with accessible distance learning programs that foster academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, leadership, research, and commitment to community through the engagement of students and faculty members in a dynamic, lifelong learning environment. 

The NSU Edge empowers every student to build their own future and make a difference in the world. Nova Southeastern delivers the credentials and experiences that give students a competitive advantage in building the careers of their dreams while allowing them to pursue their personal passions. 

College of Psychology
In NSU’s College of Psychology, students have the opportunity to work in a hands-on environment in pursuit of a career in helping people. Integrating quality training, research, and service, our renowned Counseling and Psychology programs offer a deep dive into the mind and all the social, cognitive, developmental, and biological foundations of human behavior. As a student in the College of Psychology, you’ll learn how to positively affect people’s lives, gain a competitive edge, and develop advanced skills that are valued in today’s workplace.

Clinical Experiences
As a part of NSU’s College of Psychology, the Psychological Services Center brings a world of knowledge to the mental health conversation. Clinical practices at the Psychological Services Center provide students with a significant career edge. NSU’s 15 on-campus working clinics treat a diverse South Florida population and many international visitors. From counseling services to anxiety treatment, our specialties are grounded in years of research and experience.  

What our students say…
"The faculty trained, guided, and supported me throughout my training and professional career. Without them, I would not be as well trained in clinical work, research, or outreach.”

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11 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Applied Behavior Analysis                
Clinical Psychology                
Counseling & Therapy            
Experimental Psychology                
Forensic Psychology                
Psychology - General                
School Counseling                
School Psychology                
Substance Abuse Counseling                


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Student Body

1,600 students

1,300 full-time

300 part-time




Application Fee
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Housing Offered? yes


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P: 954 262-5903
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