Student Connections

Student-Centric Learning

FIU Nursing graduates exceptional PhD-prepared nursing leaders poised to improve the health status of diverse patient communities and contribute to the advancement of nursing science locally and globally. 

As a doctoral nursing student at FIU, you will pursue individualized courses of study under the mentorship of research-active faculty. You will engage in active, self-directed learning. And you will have opportunities to evaluate existing and new evidence-based nursing practices, contribute to growing scientific knowledge bases, and expand your critical thinking skills to respond to the rapid changes of 21st Century healthcare delivery within complex environments.

Our student-centered teaching philosophy, coupled with the cultural and ethnic diversity of our student body, manifests in a unique doctoral learning experience to develop innovative, creative, compassionate, caring, and evidence-based approaches in every facet of nursing care.

Sigma Theta Tau International: Phi Alpha Chapter-383

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society LogoSigma Theta Tau International Honor Society (STTI) offers membership to nursing students and professionals to recognize superior achievement, develop leadership qualities, foster high professional standards, encourage creative work, and strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession. The society offers rewarding connections with nurses at the local, regional and international levels who share your need to make a difference in global healthcare.

Graduate and doctoral nursing students are eligible for membership to FIU’s STTI Pi Alpha Chapter-383 provided they have completed at least one-quarter of the nursing curriculum and achieved academic excellence (i.e., minimum 3.5 GPA at institutions that use a 4.0 GPA grading system). Invitations to join STTI Pi Alpha are extended solely by the Chapter Eligibility Committee.

Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Audrey Miller
MMC-AHC 3, Rm. 525A