Shakira Henderson named UF College of Nursing dean
Dr. Shakira Henderson has been named the dean of the UF College of Nursing, the sixth in its history, and will join the college on Jan. 29. The distinguished nurse leader will lead teaching, research, and clinical efforts for the next chapter in the college’s 67-year history.
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Our BSN program is ranked #1 in the state and in the top 25 nationally. 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 a practice-focused doctorate 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.
The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is offered at the UF Health Jacksonville campus. Learn more about what makes this program so unique.
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The UF College of Nursing offers the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to PhD and MSN-DNP students who intend to pursue a full-time nurse faculty position. The federal loan is cancelled through employment as nurse faculty post-graduation. This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health.
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Explore the opportunities available in the University of Florida College of Nursing. Faculty positions are available in women's, children and family nursing, adult nursing and psychiatric/mental health nursing.
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.