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  • FIU Nursing was established when Florida International University opened in 1972. Our first program offering was the RN-to-BSN degree, which still exists today.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program was introduced in 1982.
  • The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program was introduced in 1992.
  • The inaugural graduating class from the Anesthesia Nursing Practice unit was in 2003.
  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) was established in January 2012.
  • FIU Graduate Nursing programs have been ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report since 2015.
  • FIU is the only graduate nursing program in South Florida offering a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • More than 12,000 FIU nursing alumni serve across the world.

By the Numbers

  • 20Degree and certificate programs
  • 15Instructional labs and facilities
  • 75Faculty, instructors and staff
  • 1000+Students enrolled annually (across all programs)