Miami, Florida Nursing Schools and Programs

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While Miami isn’t Florida’s largest city, it is the largest city in the South Florida metropolitan area. So if South Florida is where you want to be, and you want to have a career in nursing, Miami should be on your list of places to live. Interestingly, Forbes magazine recently ranked Miami as “America’s Cleanest City”, due to its well maintained streets and public areas, expansive green spaces, high quality air and clean drinking water.

Miami is a major domestic and international center of finance, business, commerce, entertainment, media and trade. It is also major hub for travel and trade between the United States and Latin America, and is home to a large hispanic population. Next to El Paso, Texas, Miami is the largest city in the U.S. with a Spanish-speaking majority.

Best of all, Miami has a vibrant and stable health care community. This is good news if you’re a nurse looking to live and work in Miami. Hospitals are plentiful, retirement centers dot the landscape, home health service companies are growing and they’re all hiring nurses. Again, if you want to enjoy the warm, sunny weather of South Florida, and work in a stable job market, then you should really consider making Miami your destination.

To become a practing nurse in Miami you’ll need to earn a diploma, associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program. There are several reputable nursing schools in Miami, including the University of Miami School of Nursing, Mercy Hospital College of Nursing and Florida International University that can prepare you for a career in nursing.

Search Miami, FL Nursing Programs

Search our database of online and campus based Nursing programs in Miami, FL. If you’re interested in a program in a specific location make sure to enter your zip code before performing your search.

Browse Miami, Florida nursing schools:

  • Mercy Hospital College of Nursing
    Location:
    Miami, FL
    Student Enrollment: 110
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Diploma, LPN-to-RN, LPN
    www.mercymiami.org

  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools
    Location:
    Miami, FL
    Student Enrollment:
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: LPN
    www.healthscience.dadeschools.net/practical-nursing.htm

  • Miami-Dade Community College
    Location:
    Miami, FL
    Student Enrollment: 47,100
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Associate, LPN

  • University of Miami School of Nursing
    Location:
    Coral Gables, FL
    Student Enrollment: 15
    Type of School: Private
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: BS/BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN, Nurse Educator, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, PhD (Doctoral), DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice)

  • Florida International University
    Location:
    Miami, FL
    Student Enrollment: 26,300
    Type of School: Public
    College Accredited: Yes
    Offers Online Programs: No
    Degree Programs: Accelerated BSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, PhD (Doctoral)


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