Nova Southeastern University offers a wide variety of majors within its undergraduate programs, such as African diaspora studies, art administration, early childhood education, international business administration and marine biology. It also offers several master's degree, doctorate, professional and certificate programs, as well as a select number of online educational opportunities.
Examples of focuses within NSU's master's degree program include business administration, accounting, law, health care and computer and information sciences. Focuses within the doctoral program include clinical psychology, coral reef science, cancer therapy and pharmacology.
Professional programs at NSU aim at preparing students for careers in dental and osteopathic medicine, law, family therapy, optometry and the pharmaceutical field. NSU's non-degree graduate certificate programs enable students to expand their abilities in the areas of college student personnel administration, national security affairs, marine and coastal climate change, qualitative research and human resource management. In addition, NSU students can take a number of continuing education classes in computer and information sciences, disaster and emergency preparedness, executive and professional education, dental medicine and psychological studies.
NSU has received recognition from U.S. News & World Report for its online criminal justice program. NSU uses the Blackboard learning management system to conduct its online classes and assessments.