• University of Miami<br>School of Nursing and Health Studies

    University of Miami
    School of Nursing and Health Studies


    Home of the Future of Healthcare

    For over sixty years now, the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies has established a world class program for the study of healthcare education. Our faculty and staff include some of the nation’s premier educators, clinicians and research scientists. Industry leading experts, a challenging curriculum and more that 170-clinical partners combine to provide one of the finest healthcare educational programs in the world.

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  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Next Generation of Research and Teaching

    As a PhD student at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies you will work with leading nurse scientists to begin to develop a program of research in one of the following areas: Health Disparities-Minority Health, HIV/AIDS; Maternal-Child, Family Health; and Patient Safety, Infectious Diseases.

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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


    Visioning the Practice of Nursing for the Future

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice represents an important evolution of the nursing profession. The University of Miami proudly leads the way with its DNP program offered at the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

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  • BSN - DNP Nurse Anesthesia Track

    BSN - DNP Nurse Anesthesia Track


    Advancements Toward Clinical Excellence

    The Doctor in Nursing Practice (DNP) is a terminal practice degree for the nursing discipline, and it will be required by 2025 by the Council of Accreditation. A focus of the degree is to translate research into practice, implementing evidenced based research findings.

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  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

    Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program


    New Frontiers in Critical Care

    The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program is designed to prepare nurses to care for patients who are acutely and critically ill across the continuum of acute care services. Students gain a strong background in advanced assessment, therapeutics, and technology.

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  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program

    Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program


    Providing Quality Care for All Generations

    The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who synthesizes theoretical, scientific, and contemporary clinical knowledge for the assessment and management of both health and illness states. The focus is on providing primary care to the entire adult-older adult age spectrum and across the continuum of care from wellness to illness.

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  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

    Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)


    Ready to Take the Lead

    The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program at the University of Miami leads to a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and eligibility to take the FNP specialty certification examination. Certified FNP’s provide a range of healthcare services to individuals and families in a variety of clinical settings including: health maintenance, disease prevention, assessment, and healthcare management.

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  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Informatics

    Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Informatics


    Leveraging the Technology of Change

    The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies Nursing Informatics Program awards a Master of Science in Nursing degree. A focus of this degree is to incorporate nursing leadership principles into clinical informatics initiatives to increase and enhance nursing’s contributions to organizational IT decision-making processes.

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  • Master of Science - Health Informatics

    Master of Science - Health Informatics


    Real World Informatics Experience

    The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies Health Informatics Program offers a Master of Science degree. Our objective is to prepare students to integrate health studies with clinical informatics principles to improve the quality of care across the continuum of health care delivery.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


    Unique Opportunities for Study and Practice

    Our school’s state-of-the-art building offers world-class simulation facilities and technologically advanced classrooms and computer labs. Partnerships with UM’s Miller School of Medicine and over 170 clinical partners offer nursing students real world experience with diverse patient populations.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS)

    Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS)


    Providing a Strong Foundation for the Future

    The University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies offers courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Health Science. The programs of study provide the foundation for graduate education in specialized health professional fields.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH)

    Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH)


    Innovative Practices Serving Global Communities

    Public health is the study and practice of preventing disease and promoting wellness of populations. Students of public health study the ways in which biological, social, psychological, environmental and policy factors interact to influence human health. In contrast to clinical fields such as nursing and medicine, students of public health study health and disease within a population.

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  • Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro

    Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro


    Charting a Course to Health Equity

    Through research, education and collaboration with community and academic partners, El Centro advances the science of reducing health disparities in the areas of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, substance abuse, family and intimate partner violence, and associated mental and physical health conditions.

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  • PAHO / WHO Collaborating Centre

    PAHO / WHO Collaborating Centre


    Exchanging Healthcare Knowledge with the World

    In September 2008, the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies was designated a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Nursing Human Resources Development and Patient Safety. In September of 2012 this prestigious designation was renewed by the WHO for another 4 years. The School is proud to continue to hold this elite recognition.

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  • Simulation Hospital

    Simulation Hospital


    In Health Care Education Simulation Saves Lives

    In a pioneering move, the University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies will open the nation’s first education-based Simulation Hospital. This revolutionary five-story, 39,000-square-foot facility will enable students and practitioners to be active rather than observational participants in patient care.