More than a Nurse. A Hero. 

As a nurse, you are often on the front lines of health care—from combating a global pandemic, to providing care for those with chronic conditions, or helping advance medical research and treatments. Nurses make the world a better place. Nova Southeastern University prepares you to become a confident, capable, and caring nursing professional. 

You’ll also benefit from NSU’s interdisciplinary approach to medical education, which includes collaboration between nursing students and those in other health care related programs. You’ll thrive as part of a patient’s health care team—delivering the best possible care while setting yourself up for success as a nursing professional.

Make a difference in the world with a nursing degree from NSU.

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"We have lots of clinical hours, so we get to see what nurses do in real life, instead of just reading about it in textbooks."


Explore NSU's undergraduate, graduate, and leadership development nursing programs.

Choose your path to get started. 

Undergraduate Programs

Entry B.S. in Nursing

Embrace the art of compassion, and excel in the science of health care.

Accelerated B.S.N.

Fast-track your nursing career in five semesters at NSU.

A.P.R.N. Post-Graduate Certificates

Are you committed to providing excellent patient care?

Your skills and evidence-based perspective will enable you to lead other health care professionals to effect real change that will influence patient outcomes. If you have an accredited M.S.N. Degree, NSU's Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Post Graduate Certificate will take your career to the next level.

Explore Post Graduate Certificates

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Nova Southeastern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Learn From The Best

The difference between an ordinary nursing degree and a higher-value one depends on who you learn from – not just what you learn. Professors with real-world experience provide context and insights for your future career.

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A Degree Worth Your While

At NSU, you’ll get a high-caliber health care education that sets you apart. You’ll learn how to deliver patient-centered care from experienced practitioners who bring case studies to life. Since 2012, NSU has graduated more than 18,300 health care professionals, including more than 5,500 nurses. There’s a reason the U.S. News & World Report ranked our program among the nation’s best:

  • High-tech simulation labs that immerse you in realistic, clinical situations
  • Clinical experiences in diverse populations
  • Personalized support from expert-level faculty
  • Nationally accredited programs from entry to professional practice to terminal doctoral nursing practice degrees
  • Flexible on-campus and online programs that fit your lifestyle 

“One of the most important things I learned as a B.S.N. student was how all the puzzle pieces fit together and understanding the reasoning and evidence that support what we do as nurses every day,”


Immerse Yourself in High-Tech, High Fidelity Patient Simulation 

Explore the Nursing Simulation Lab

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NSU Is at the Heart of Health Care

We’re facing a growing shortage of nurses as many phase into retirement and as the fight against a global pandemic continues. At NSU Florida, we aren’t just creating nurses, we’re providing students with an edge who can tackle the demands of healthcare with confidence. 

Whether you’re aspiring to work in health care or looking to elevate your current position, getting a degree in nursing will prepare and position you to make a difference. 

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