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  • The Graduate Nursing unit of the FIU Nursing department was established in 1992 with the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.
  • FIU Graduate Nursing began offering the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in January 2012.
  • FIU Graduate Nursing has been ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report since 2015.
  • FIU Graduate Nursing transitioned its stand-alone MSN degree programs into post-baccalaureate, direct-to-DNP programs for 2018.
  • FIU is the only graduate nursing program in South Florida offering a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • All FIU Graduate Nursing programs are based at the FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus in southwest Miami.
  • Coursework is delivered in classrooms and online.
  • No GRE required for admission.
  • More than 12,000 FIU nursing alumni serve across the world.

By the Numbers*

  • 391Annual student enrollment (all programs)
  • 70%Female students
  • 30%Male students
  • 51%Hispanic students
  • 19%Black non-Hispanic students
  • 18%White non-Hispanic students
  • 8%Asian/Pacific Islander students
  • 4%Other ethnicities
  • 95%Graduaition rate
  • 20Full-time faculty

*For the past academic year