Catalog 2013-2014
Brooks College of Health

School of Nursing

Baccalaureate Nursing Program

The baccalaureate nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The School of Nursing is committed to providing opportunities for students to pursue their first professional degree in nursing. The program is designed to encompass both liberal arts and professional studies. The primary goal of the program is to prepare nurses to practice effectively in a variety of settings and administer nursing care, which promotes, maintains, and restores health to individuals, families and communities. Leadership and a commitment to the profession through research are included in the competencies of the program. Graduates are prepared to function not only as professional practitioners, but also as educated citizens capable of effecting and dealing with change in society. The program also provides a strong basis for continuing education and graduate study in nursing. Click here for admission and degree requirements.

Graduate Nursing Programs

The School of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) with several tracks. The tracks include Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Nurse Anesthetist . The School also offers a Family Nurse Practitioner certificate.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of North Florida is designed as a post-graduate degree program for those who already possess, at a minimum, a Master of Science in Nursing and specialty certification. This program is taught primarily online with two courses taught as a hybrid of online and in-person components (Evidenced-Based Practice I and II).  Click here for admission and degree requirements.