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

9/23/2021
On behalf of the Tampa Police Department and Acting Chief Ruben Deglado, Assistant Chief Lee Bercaw presented Dr. Susan Perry the Outstanding Community Service Award for her efforts with the Resources in Community Hope (RICH) Houses and the Tampa Bay community on September 23, 2021. Perry retired in … [read more]
9/22/2021
Ona Riggin, RN, EdD, grew up on a dairy farm in Monroe, Wisconsin in the 1930s. Her parents were Swiss immigrants and she spent her mornings before school milking cows. In a family that only spoke Swiss-German, Riggin ended up failing first grade.   “She didn’t even have English skills in the first … [read more]
9/17/2021
Nurses are leaving the profession, and replacing them won’t be easy Many nurses are physically and emotionally exhausted from the toll of COVID-19. lightspeedshutter/iStock via Getty Images Plus Rayna M Letourneau, University of South Florida The fourth wave of COVID-19 is exacerbating the ongoing c … [read more]
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