College of Nursing

Where Nursing Trailblazers Belong
USF Health Nursing School ranked Best Grad School by U.S. News & World Report for Master's.   USF Health Nursing School ranked Best Grad School by U.S. News & World Report for Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Preparing the Nurses of Tomorrow

Welcome to the University of South Florida's premier nursing program, the USF Health College of Nursing.

In all that we do every day, our goal is to employ the core values of excellence, innovation, inclusion, and respect to educate future nurses, advance nursing science, and implement evidence-based clinical practice to improve health and wellness. Our faculty and staff promote interdisciplinary research collaborations, and we partner with a wide range of clinical practices and heath care facilities. [READ MORE]



College of Nursing News

4/21/2022
Samantha Pykkonen, APRN, CRNA, became increasingly unhappy with her career over the years. She worked in the intensive care unit as a registered nurse for about six years before deciding to get her master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia. After graduating in 2008, she felt torn. She loved being a nurse … [read more]
4/16/2022
Dr. Janet Roman loves educating nurses and serving her community. Those passions fuel her biggest quest yet: finding or developing the solution to the nursing shortage. “There has been a shortage of nurses for years. The solution to this shortage is educating more nurses,” she said. “I am fort … [read more]
4/9/2022
Constance Visovsky’s career in nursing started in 1976 when she graduated with her Associate’s Degree in Nursing. At the time, she had not yet discovered her passion for research and the impact it would soon have on her career. Over the years while working as a nurse in the intensive care unit, Viso … [read more]
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