Care, Lead, Inspire

The UF College of Nursing is driven to transform health through innovative practice, preeminent research and exceptional academic programs.

academic programs

academic Programs

BSN

The BSN degree is the critical first step for a career in professional nursing. The UF BSN is offered through three different programs to meet the needs of aspiring nurses.

bsn

academic programs

DNP

Our DNP program is ranked #1 in the state and #28 nationally. This practice-focused doctorate is designed to prepare expert nurses in specialized advanced practice roles.

dnp

academic programs

PhD

PhD students are actively involved with nursing and interdisciplinary research taking place in one of the most comprehensive academic health care centers in the Southeast.

Ezenwa

stay informed

Important updates on COVID-19

Here at the College of Nursing, the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community are top priority.

COVID19 BANNER

College of Nursing news

Gator Advances Her Nursing Career with a UF BSN…

It’s never too late to pursue your passion. For Betty Alcover, 47, making the transition from the financial side to the medical side of healthcare…

ALCOVER

Lucero awarded two-year $1M AHRQ project

Congratulations to Robert Lucero, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, associate professor, and his colleague, Dr. Patricia Dykes at Harvard Medical School, on…

Lucero-AHRQ-Award

Versie Johnson-Mallard appointed to the Board on…

Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, associate dean for student affairs, has been appointed to the Board on Gulf Education and…

Versie Johnson-Mallard Photo

College of Nursing upcoming Events

SUMMER ACCELERATED BSN GRADS

Summer Virtual Pinning Ceremonies

Becomes available Friday, August 14th at 5pm, and will continue to be available once launched.

PinningCeremony

SUMMER ACCELERATED BSN, RN-BSN & Doctoral GRADS

Summer Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Becomes available Saturday, August 15th at 5pm, and will continue to be available once launched.

commencement 2020

Meet our faculty

Staja “Star” Booker, PhD, RN

We are proud to announce that the UF College of Nursing is the recipient of a $370,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease. This project, led by Dr. Staja “Star” Booker, assistant professor, will focus on elucidating and understanding movement-evoked pain, or MEP, in older African Americans with knee osteoarthritis.

Staja Star Booker CON Wall photo
Spring2020_TGN

COLLEGE OF NURSING MAGAZINE

The Gator Nurse

Catch up on all College of Nursing news, including alumni, faculty and student achievements. Published every spring, summer and fall!

Gift Icon

SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF NURSING

Generosity That Inspires and Transforms

Private support can assist the college with the recruitment and retention of much-needed faculty to teach the best and brightest students, to conduct innovative research and provide the most advanced clinical training for our future nurses.