The programs of the FIU Nursing department of the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences are elevating every level of the profession through culturally competent, evidence-based practice and research. From the bedside to the boardroom, the classroom to the community, FIU Nursing graduates are paving the way to make lasting improvements to healthcare delivery practices and policies.

We offer several bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral nursing programs to help you discover all the opportunities of this dynamic profession. As a graduate, you can change lives by caring at bedsides, leading in classrooms and communities, and discovering culturally competent healthcare solutions through research and policy-making.

As one of the six departments of the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences, FIU Nursing promotes effective interprofessional collaboration across fields, advanced research in healthcare delivery and evidence-based practice, as well as significant engagement with communities and partners around the world.


Helping Healthcare Evolve

FIU Nursing evolves to keep in step with the demands of society. Whether creating a culturally competent curriculum to care for diverse patient populations, preparing nurses skilled in veteran-centric care, or promoting innovations in clinical instruction and interprofessional practice, we continuously work to redefine nursing education for generations to come.

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Cultural Curriculum

As a leader in multicultural education and practice, we integrate cultural competency into every program of study.

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Hi-Tech / Hi Touch

We combine technology and simulation education to recreate real-world teaching scenarios that prepare graduates for the workplace.

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Pioneering Education

We created the nation’s first-ever foreign-educated physician to nurse education program.


Public Notice of CCNE Accreditation

The Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences (NWCNHS) at Florida International University (FIU) is undergoing a reaccreditation with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) that will include an on site visit from November 16 - 18, 2022 for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs, as well as the Post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certificate programs.

One of the requirements during this process is that the program notify their community constituents of the opportunity to submit “written third-party comments” to the CCNE. The FIU NWCNHS extends the invitation for students, alumni, faculty, colleagues, other program constituents, the practice community, and interested parties to submit comments concerning the aforementioned academic programs and our qualifications for accreditation, such as quality and satisfaction of the same. All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE's policy on Conduct of Business in English and only signed comments are accepted by CCNE. During the review process, the CCNE evaluation team will consider all third-party comments that relate to the CCNE Standards of Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs.  

Please note that comments are only shared with the CCNE evaluation team assigned to the review of the Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing programs, and at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the programs. These third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on-site  evaluation visit. Therefore, all third-party comments regarding the FIU NWCNHS Nursing programs will be accepted by CCNE until October 25, 2022.

If you would like to submit a third-party comment for a program currently under review, please submit to Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) to
Subject: Third-Party Comments

Or, if you prefer, mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001


The Baccalaureate degree program in Nursing, Master’s degree program in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Florida International University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 


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The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice is accredited by the CCNE and:

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All FIU nursing programs are approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing | 4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN CO2, Tallahassee, FL 32399 | Ph: 850-245-4125

Contact Us

FIU Nursing
Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Modesto A. Maidique Campus – AHC 3 Building 
11200 SW 8 Street | Miami, Florida 33199