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.
Our DNP program is ranked #1 in the state and #36 nationally. This practice-focused doctorate is designed to prepare expert nurses in specialized advanced practice roles.
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.
College of Nursing news
Dear Gator Nurses and friends, At the University of Florida College of Nursing, 2021 was filled with many unknowns, but one thing remained the…
Pascale Belony (BSN 2018) took to the Miss Universe stage in Israel on Dec. 12, 2021. The former Gator Nurse Student Ambassador represented the…
To double Gator Nurse and current Doctor of Nursing Practice, or DNP, student Kara Godwin, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, patient care means more than holding a…
New updates to the University of Florida's COVID-19 response were announced for the Spring 2022 semester. Learn more here.
Learn how the UF College of Nursing is using AI to transform patient care.
College of nursing events
The Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference has taken place every other year since 2004 and tackles the most pressing and informative topics affecting health care and nursing. The 2022 conference will take place VIRTUALLY on Feb. 18, 2022.
Registration is free to the public.
Meet our faculty
College of Nursing clinical assistant professor Shavondra Huggins, DNP, CNS, WHNP-BC, FNP-C, APRN, CNE, recently received the 2021 Florida Nurses Association Nurse Educator Icon Award for exemplary leadership in a nurse educator role.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice and baccalaureate programs at the University of Florida College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.