University of Miami Florida

Degree Type

Master of Science in Nursing, Post Master’s Certificate.

Program Length

28 months, full time

Credit Hours

42 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

Application online will be available starting November 1st. For early admission, the deadline is December 1st. For rolling admission, the deadline is April 1st.

Program Requirements

BSN from an NLN or CCNE accredited program of nursing is preferred. Baccalaureate degree in a related field of study will be considered.

Current, unrestricted Florida RN license or the state or territory of current practice. Florida license must be obtained once admitted.

Minimum of 2 years RN experience in critical care within the last 5 years. You need to have experience caring for the critically ill who have required vasoactive drips, mechanical ventilation and/or invasive monitoring. Acceptable critical care experience includes: Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Pediatric ICU, or Other ICU.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 is recommended.

GRE scores of 1000 or better are most competitive.

Needed Certifications: BLS (Basic Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

Course Prerequisites: Introductory Statistics within 5 years. To improve your chances of getting accepted, The University of Miami Florida recommends that applicants take a graduate level science course or a graduate level statistics course.


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