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.

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DNP

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.

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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.

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College of Nursing news

2022 Dean’s New Year Message

Dear Gator Nurses and friends, At the University of Florida College of Nursing, 2021 was filled with many unknowns, but one thing remained the…

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Meet Pascale Belony (BSHE ’15 & BSN ’18) – Miss…

Pascale Belony (BSN 2018) took to the Miss Universe stage in Israel on Dec. 12, 2021. The former Gator Nurse Student Ambassador represented the…

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Miracle worker: Gator Nurse uses novel treatment…

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…

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COVID-19 UPDATES

STAY INFORMED

COVID-19 Updates

New updates to the University of Florida's COVID-19 response were announced for the Spring 2022 semester. Learn more here.

COVID updates

ai initiative

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Empowering the future of nursing

Learn how the UF College of Nursing is using AI to transform patient care.

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College of nursing events

feb. 18

VIRTUAL DOROTHY M. SMITH NURSING LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

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.

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Meet our faculty

Shavondra Huggins, DNP, CNS, WHNP-BC, FNP-C, APRN, CNE

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.

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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!

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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.

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