12 months
655 USD/credit 27510 USD/year
655 USD/credit 27510 USD/year
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The Nursing program of The University of Tampa prepares advanced practice nurses for roles such as primary care providers and clinical leaders.


Key Features

The Nursing program of The University of Tampa emphasizes the importance of holistic assessment, cultural congruency and patient inclusion and collaboration in health care. UT's Department of Nursing is committed to helping meet the nation's growing demand for advanced practice nurses.

The department maintains formal affiliations to more than 200 Tampa Bay area health care facilities, providing students with expanded and broad clinical exposure. In addition, experienced preceptors assist students in fine-tuning essential skills for clinical practice. Preceptors are actively engaged in community practice settings and provide real-world lessons and advice about the scope of practice available to graduates. Opportunities in a variety of health care settings position graduates to enhance access to excellent health care for all.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scholarly and Professional Communication in Nursing
  • Professional Issues and the Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning
  • Knowledge Generation and Validation in Advanced Practice
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Families and Communities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are evaluated for fall, spring and summer terms on a rolling basis. Qualified students are admitted until spaces are full for the relevant term.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Florida
  • Official transcripts from each university or college attended; must show a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 credit hours 
  • Two letters of recommendation completed by individuals that attest to the applicant’s professional background and academic potential
  • Professional résumé
  • Personal statement (500-1,000 words)
  • A minimum of one year direct patient care RN experience within the past five years is required
  • Students who have graduated from a country where English is NOT the official language are required to submit test scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 655 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 655 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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