Graduate Programs

Which Degree Is Right for You?

Explore our graduate offerings below to discover which path is right for you. Each program is designed for different types of students and have different time frames to completion.

What Are Your Next Steps?

Note: All information is for informational purposes. Please refer to the catalog for your intended term of entry. Visit the current online Graduate Catalog. See "Graduate Catalog Archives" to view earlier catalogs.



USF College of Nursing Graduate Programs List Masters

Master's Program

  • Degree Requirement - Bachelor's degree in nursing or another field
  • Program Length -
    • Full-time 4-5 semesters*
    • Part-time 7-8 semesters*
*Occupational Health Concentration & Concurrent Degree 10-14 Semesters

USF College of Nursing Graduate Programs List DNP CRNA

Nurse Anesthesia Program

  • Degree Requirement - Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Program Length -
    • Full-time lockstep 9 semester program
    • Part-time (Not available)

USF College of Nursing Graduate Programs List DNP

DNP Program

  • Degree Requirement - Bachelor's or master's degree in nursing
  • Program Length -
    • Full-time 7-8 (BS-DNP), 3-4 semesters (MS-DNP)
    • Part-time 10-13 semesters (BS-DNP), 4-6 semesters (MS-DNP)

USF College of Nursing Graduate Programs List PhD

PhD Program

  • Degree Requirement - Bachelor's or master's degree in nursing
  • Program Length - 
    • Full-time 5-9 semesters (BS-PhD), 3-4 semesters (MS-PhD), 6+ semesters (DNP-PhD)
    • Part-time 7-12 semesters (BS-PhD), 4-6 semesters (MS-PhD), 9+ semesters (DNP-PhD)