Academics

The School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS) programs prepare graduates to be pioneers in healthcare and research. The school’s outstanding faculty teach classes primarily on the Coral Gables Campus in the school’s state-of-the-art M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies.  The Simulation Hospital Advancing Research and Education (S.H.A.R.E.™) provides a cutting-edge environment which promotes the development of new simulation-based educational techniques targeting healthcare professionals. 

Educational Excellence
  • BSN program ranked #31 by U.S. News & World Report
    • 91% Nursing licensure exam (NCLEX-RN) first-time pass rate
  • Master's programs ranked #29 by U.S. News & World Report
    • 94% - Master's programs (FNP, Primary Care) nurse practitioner certification first-time pass rate (AANP)
  • DNP ranked #27 by U.S. News & World Report
    • 100% - Nurse Anesthesia overall certification exam pass rate
  • 2018 CEPH Accreditation for Undergraduate Public Health for 5 years on initial application
  • 2018 COA re-accreditation for 10 years (max period) for Nurse Anesthesia DNP
  • Full CCNE Accreditation of nursing practice programs (BSN, MSN, post-graduate APRN certificate program, DNP) through 2031

SONHS is part of the UHealth family which includes the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Hospital, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, and Sylvester Cancer Center. In addition to clinical experiences at these facilities, MSN students are also precepted in Jackson Memorial Health Care System, and in hospitals and facilities throughout South Florida.

Deadlines, program length, admission criteria, and tuition vary by program. Information on programs of study and admission is provided here: