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WE ARE...

...six disciplines:

  • Nursing
  • Athletic Training
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Health Services Administration
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy

...with more than 1,800 students currently enrolled

...and more than 9,000 alumni serving throughout South Florida and the nation

...committed to one vision:

To be globally recognized for the achievements of its alumni and faculty in healthcare, education, leadership, and research with a focus on the needs of the undeserved populations.




OUR STUDENTS...

mirror the spirited multicultural South Florida community, with about 70% of our students originating from Hispanic, African-American, and Asian backgrounds.

OUR NAME...

the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences was named by Dr. Herbert Wertheim in honor of his companion of 44 years, his beloved wife Nicole. Click HERE for full story.

OUR GRADUATES...

play critical roles in overcoming the healthcare challenges of an ever-changing world. Entering the workforce, they are exceptionally prepared to excel in their responsibilities and work with other health professionals as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team providing patients with a complete continuum of care.




FIU NWCNHS IS WORLDS AHEAD...

  • Helping the undeserved and vulnerable
  • Creating leaders to face our healthcare challenges
  • Providing multi-cultural solutions for learning and practice
  • Embracing technology and research in education
  • Engaging communities to actively care for people during the learning process
  • Pursuing innovation to solve problems and create opportunities

FIU NWCNHS AT A GLANCE...

Students enrolled (2014-2015): 2,473

Student Make-Up:

  • 63% Hispanic
  • 21% African-American
  • 8% Caucasian
  • 6% Asian/Pan-Pacific
  • 1% Other
  • 75% Female
  • 25% Male

Full-Time Faculty: 75

Alumni:11,500+

Degrees awarded annually: 500 approx.




LOCATIONS

The College is headquartered in the Nursing & Health Sciences Building located on the Modesto Maidique Campus in Southwest Miami-Dade County. We also have a satellite site on the Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, which is home to the award-winning Foreign-Educated Physician to Nursing program.

Modesto Maidique Campus

11200 SW 8 Street
AHC3 Building
Miami, FL 33199

Biscayne Bay Campus

3000 NE 151 Street
ACII Building
Miami, FL 33181