Graduate Catalog: 2021-22



USF’s practice-oriented doctorate will prepare you to lead and serve in a critically-important area of today’s health care system: Population Health. As such, you will acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience to enhance clinical outcomes, promote public health, and manage a variety of healthcare programs.

For those who already hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree, completing the part-time program can be accomplished in 24 months. The structure of the low-residency program allows the student to maintain their current nursing position, while preparing for an advanced position.

Mission of the Department of Nursing

Rooted in Franciscan Values, faculty engage a diverse community of learners to serve society holistically as compassionate, professional nurse leaders.