Jun 01, 2023  
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version I 
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version I [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

South University, West Palm Beach Campus

University Centre
9801 Belvedere Road
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Phone: 561-273-6500
Toll-Free: 866-629-2902
Fax: 561-273-6420


South University’s campus in Royal Beach, FL, (West Palm Beach) is centrally located in Palm Beach County, close to beaches and accessible to Interstate 95 and the Palm Beach International Airport. In 2010, the West Palm Beach campus moved into a new facility designed specifically to support the campus’s growing population. The location consists of a 32,000-square-foot, three-building campus. The West Palm Beach campus has engendered a relationship with the surrounding community, reaching out to its neighbors to participate in community activities and host special events.

A diverse, multicultural student body thrives on a supportive learning environment fostered by the faculty and staff. In keeping with South University’s educational mission, they are committed to the academic success of their students and to producing graduates who are prepared for the challenges of entry into professional life.

The campus library provides individual and group study areas, a computer lab, and a diversified collection of audiovisual, and print materials. Professional librarians are available during all hours of operation to help students locating information and materials at South University’s libraries and at others. An online library portal with access to more than 60 databases in all disciplines is available electronically 24/7 to all authorized students and faculty on and off campus. More than 50,000 digital textbooks, video clips, images, and full-text dissertations are also included in the library offerings. The collections include books, magazines, audiovisual and digital sources that support class assignments, tutorial needs, current events and recreational reading. The computer lab offers Internet access, online databases with indexing and full-text access to thousands of journals, tutorial programs, a suite of office software programs, and tutorial and other class support software.

Note: This South University campus is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

Degree Programs

To view a complete listing of program requirements, please click here .

Doctorate Degrees

Doctor of Ministry * (D.Min.)  
Occupational Therapy (OTD)  

Master’s Degrees

Business Adminstration (MBA)  

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)  

Criminal Justice (MS)  

Healthcare Administration (MBA)  

Master of Science in Nursing (Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner) (MSN)**  

Master of Science in Nursing (Specialization in Nurse Educator) (MSN)**  

Physician Assistant (MS)  

Public Administration (MPA)  

Bachelor’s Degrees

Business Administration (BBA)  

Criminal Justice (BS)  

Health Sciences (BS)  

Healthcare Management (BS)  

Legal Studies (BS)  

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)  

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)  

Psychology (BA)  

Public Health (BS)   

Associate’s Degrees

Occupational Therapy Assistant (AS)  

Paralegal Studies (AS)  

Physical Therapist Assistant (AS)  

**NOTE: Minnesota residents are not eligible to enroll in the online programs for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Post Graduate Certificates in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing or the RN to Master of Science in Nursing.

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