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 #28 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.
leading the way
University of Florida College of Nursing students and faculty can now hone their skills using the latest technology in patient safety and learning assessment following an extensive overhaul of teaching space at the college to build a leading-edge simulation and learning center.
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty
Do you know of a UF College of Nursing faculty member who has gone above and beyond for nursing education and is deserving of special recognition? Nominate them today!
Here at the College of Nursing, the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community are top priority.
College of Nursing news
Celebrating the accomplishments of two leading Gator Nurses
For the third consecutive year, the University of Florida College of Nursing experienced significant growth in National Institutes of Health funding…
Congratulations to Gator Nursing faculty member Dr. Keesha Roach! She received award notification for a research project she applied for as part of…
College of Nursing Events
The College of Nursing, UF Health, and the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center are partnering to present the 2021 Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship. The Nursing Research Summit will showcase innovative research that can be used to solve complex health problems.
Stay up-to-date on the latest surrounding our commencement and pinning events this spring!
Meet our faculty
Dr. Keesha Roach is an assistant professor within the college and a chronic pain researcher. The overarching goal of her research is to understand a combination of omics and biopsychological factors related to pain phenotypes in adults and older adults who have chronic pain, particularly sickle cell disease. Dr. Roach collaborates in other areas of pain research including vulvodynia, osteoarthritis, and cancer.