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.

Thanks to an investment in “excellence” in the field of healthcare education, UM School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates today are pioneers on the front lines at some of the top healthcare facilities and research institutes in the world.  As the next generation of clinicians and research scientists, our 6,000 graduates will play a major role in the transformation and future of global healthcare.

At the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies “excellence” is more than a word in our rhetoric; it is the standard we live by in our teaching, research practice and mentoring. For over six-decades, The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies has set the standard of excellence as a pioneer in healthcare education.

Short Description of ImageAs a world class center for healthcare education and scholarships, our curriculum integrates evidence based practice, cutting edge simulated learning and real world experience. Unmatched rigorous academic and clinical preparation serves as a catalyst for some of the highest state board passing rates in the country.

In 2010, 100% of our Certified Nurse Anesthesia, Master of Science students passed their State Boards at the first examination. Over 94% of our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students passed the NCLEX at the first examination. 


Our faculty includes some of the most talented educators, clinicians and research experts found at any healthcare facility in the world.

Outstanding educators and researchers recognized for their decades of experience, leadership and expertise will be your colleagues. You will have the opportunity to participate in local and international major faculty research efforts, often leading to publication in international health/medical journals and presentations at leading healthcare conferences around the world.

“Miami’s dynamic cultural mix and our school’s commitment to excellence in education and culturally sensitive care provides an unmatched curriculum and prepares our graduates to work in a variety of healthcare settings with diverse populations,” according to Nilda (Nena) P. Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, at the UM School of Nursing and Health Studies.

The School’s curriculum includes programs leading to a B.S in Health Science, B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P., and a research-based Ph.D. Our nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, American College of Nurse-Midwives, and Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education programs. The school offers an Accelerated B.S.N. program for individuals who hold undergraduate degrees in other fields and an on-line B.S.N. program for individuals who are already R.N.s. Our Master’s program (M.S.N.) offers advanced specialty training in the following fields: Nurse Anesthesia, Family Practitioner, and Acute Care/Adult Practitioner.

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