Miami Dade College and NSU Announce New Articulation Agreement for Graduate Degrees in Cybersecurity

Miami, March 30, 2021 – In an ongoing effort to expand post-graduate opportunities for students, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) established a new “4+1” articulation agreement that allows MDC graduates with a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity to seamlessly transfer to a master’s degree at NSU with a special tuition discount.

“We are very excited to provide a pathway to our bachelor’s in cybersecurity graduates to one of the strongest master’s program in the region,” said Antonio Delgado, dean of engineering, technology and design at MDC. “This collaboration will help close the gap that currently exist in cybersecurity.”

The agreement provides assurance that students graduating from MDC’s School of Engineering and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher, become qualified for admission into the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management at NSU’s College of Computing and Engineering. Additionally, MDC graduates enrolled in the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management program will receive a 10 percent discount of tuition.

“At NSU, we recognize the demand for cybersecurity professionals and embrace the opportunity to support a strong diverse talent pool,” said Meline Kevorkian, dean of the College for Computing and Engineering at NSU.

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About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is the most diverse institution in the nation. There are 167 nations and 63 languages represented in its student body. The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree pathways including associate and baccalaureate degrees, career certificates and apprenticeships. Baccalaureate degree offerings include biological sciences, engineering, data analytics, information systems technology, education, public safety, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film and others.  MDC is the recipient of many top national awards including the Aspen Prize. As Democracy’s College, MDC changes lives through accessible, high quality-teaching and learning experiences.  It is the home of the Miami Culinary Institute, the Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex, the Miami Fashion Institute, the Eig-Watson School of Aviation, The Idea Center, the Cybersecurity Center of the Americas, the Cloud Computing Center, the Center for Learning, Innovation and Simulation, the School for Advanced Studies, and the New World School of the Arts, to name a few of its most innovative programs.  MDC has been named among the nation’s “Great Colleges to Work For” since the program’s inception.  The College embraces its responsibility to serve as an economic, cultural, and civic leader for the advancement of our diverse global community. Its alumni and employees contribute more than $3 billion annually to the local economy, and MDC graduates occupy top leadership positions in every major industry. MDC is renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is the home of the Miami Book Fair, Miami Film Festival, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, the Tower Theater, Dyer Building, Koubek Center Mansion and Gardens, Live Arts Miami at MDC, the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives, the Museum of Art and Design, a sculpture park and a large campus art gallery and theater system.  MDC has admitted more than 2,000,000 students and counting, since it opened its doors in 1960. More than 100,000 students are currently enrolled. For more information, visit

About Nova Southeastern University

Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU is a private, not- for-profit institution research institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 59 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not- for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic- Serving Institution. NSU serves the nation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance & Cyber Defense Education. For more than 50 years, NSU has been fostering groundbreaking research and a commitment to community. The university awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including the humanities, biological and environmental science, business, counseling, computing and engineering sciences, conflict resolution, education, family therapy, medicine, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, performing and visual arts, psychology, and other social sciences. NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a global presence online. The institution also has an excellent reputation for its programs for families offered through the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development and the NSU University School. These include innovative parenting, preschool, primary, and secondary education programs, and programs across the life span for people with autism.