Office for Professional Development

International Opportunities

We offer opportunities for foreign-trained health care professionals who would like to gain educational experience in the United States.  Upon completion of the program, the participant receives an Advanced Education Certificate.  Completion of the program does not qualify participants to be recognized as a U.S. specialist and if International participant, for licensure in the U.S.  Limited space is available.  For more information, please email: dentalce@nova.edu   

Internship

(professional degree, no specialty), Length: 1 year; eligibility for F-1 Visa

Description: An educational experience that lasts between one-,two-and three-years and includes direct patient care. These full time, post-graduate level internships are intended for dentists with dental degrees and others who have earned a terminal degree (U.S./International).  The programs offer a curriculum of didactic components and clinical experiences.  Topics are individualized to student’s interest.  Due to limited space in NSU Clinics, student may be assigned to clinical site (with affiliation agreement) off-campus.  Student must be able to travel.  

Completion of the program does not qualify participants to be recognized as a U.S. specialist and if International participant, for licensure in the U.S.

Tuition: Tuition varies depending on the educational experience.  Please contact Continuing Professional Development Office for more detail.

Fellowship  

(professional degree, completed specialty program), Length: 1 year; eligibility for F-1 Visa

Description: An educational experience that lasts one year and includes direct patient care. Fellowships are intended for dentists with dental degrees and others who have earned a terminal degree (U.S./International), AND completed a specialty program.   The topic is a special-interest area in their specialty. Due to limited space in NSU Clinics, student may be assigned to clinical site (with affiliation agreement) off-campus.  Student must be able to travel.

Completion of the program does not qualify participants to be recognized as a U.S. specialist and if International participant, for licensure in the U.S.

Tuition: Tuition varies depending on the educational experience. Please contact Continuing Professional Development Office for more detail.

Preceptorship

(observational experience), Length: 1 month – 1 year; Eligibility F-1 and J Visa

Description: An educational experience that lasts between one month and a year. No direct patient care is included in this experience. Preceptorships are intended for pre-dental students, dentists with dental degrees and others who have earned a terminal degree (U.S./International). Topics are individualized to student’s interest, including research topics.  Due to limited space in NSU Clinics, student may be assigned to clinical site (with affiliation agreement) off-campus.  Student must be able to travel.

Completion of the program does not qualify participants to be recognized as a U.S. specialist and if International participant, for licensure in the U.S.

Tuition: Tuition varies depending on the educational experience.  Please contact Continuing Professional Development Office for more detail

ADA CERP - Continuing Education Recognition Program and Association for Continuing Dental Education LogosNova Southeastern University Health Professions Division is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider, approved AGD/PACE program provider, member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).