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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Nursing

College of Nursing

Established: 1956

Location: Public Health and Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy (HPNP) Complex, UF Health Science Center in Gainesville, 101 South Newell Drive

Phone: 352-273-6400

Accredited: Degree programs approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Programs: The school operates horizontally across UF’s structure of academic disciplines, offering 235 courses taught in 56 departments. Faculty members from these departments are affiliated with the school.

Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in nursing science.

Academic Advising: Students interested in a career in nursing are advised to contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for advising and before submitting an application for admission.

Computer Requirement

Training Opportunities: The colleges of the Health Science Center and their associated health care delivery networks provide students access to an integrated system of community hospitals and clinics, statewide home health care, a veterans’ health system and quaternary care at Shands Hospital at UF. The College of Nursing maintains and participates in nursing and interdisciplinary clinics for women, children, adults and the elderly with special emphasis on under-served and rural populations.

Student Organizations