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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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  • Health Sciences

    Nursing (BSN)

    The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a high quality program that prepares individuals to be responsible and respected nursing professionals.

  • Health Sciences

    Athletic Training (BS)

    Acquire the theory and hands-on clinical experiences needed to become a certified Athletic Trainer and prepare for career opportunities involving the care, prevention, assessment, and rehabilitation of sport-related injuries.

  • Health Sciences

    Clinical Biology (BS)

    If you have an associate's degree and certification as a medical laboratory technician, histotechnician, nuclear medicine technician, ultrasound technician or respiratory technician, you can advance your career as a health care professional by earning a bachelor's degree in clinical biology.

  • Health Sciences

    Physician Assistant

    The Physician Assistant program prepares students to become well-trained health care providers who will extend and complement the capabilities of physicians in the delivery of health care.

  • Health Sciences

    Health Services Administration (MS)

    Health care executives are the health professionals who most directly impact health care delivery and are responsible for ensuring patient access to treatment, promoting quality, and increasing staff morale on a day-to-day basis.

  • Health Sciences

    Health Services Administration (MS) / Master of Public Health (MPH) Dual Degree Program

    This dual-degree program is structured to include coursework in a number of health disciplines so students can have numerous opportunities in a variety of managerial and administrative positions within health administration and public health.

  • Health Sciences

    Biomedical Sciences (MS)

    Prepare for acceptance to medical or dental school or for a dynamic career in a professional research environment with a master's in biomedical sciences.

  • Health Sciences

    Human Performance and Wellness (MS)

    The MS in Human Performance and Wellness program offers four areas of specialization: athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, and Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology.

  • Health Sciences

    Nursing Practice (DNP) - Post Baccalaureate DNP, specialization in Anesthesiology

    This program is designed for registered nurses seeking to enter the nurse anesthesia profession.

  • Health Sciences

    Occupational Therapy (MS)

    The Occupational Therapy Program at Barry University offers an innovative curriculum that leads to a Master of Science degree, and prepares you for certification as a registered occupational therapist.

General Information About the College

Healthcare education in the Dominican intellectual tradition has been a part of Barry University since its early beginnings in 1940. Our College features nationally recognized undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in a variety of health care specialties. By using multiple classroom innovations, technology-rich curricula and small group discussions as appropriate, our diverse faculty members encourage active learning and strive to produce graduates who are committed to lifelong learning, providing healthcare, and promoting social justice for all.

At some point in our lives, each of us will access health care services. The quality of the care we receive is a direct reflection of our health care professionals. Barry University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences has a long history of preparing compassionate health care practitioners who are committed to excellence in practice.

Our faculty, supported by an outstanding staff, are dedicated to preparing self-directed graduates who can make a difference in the community as highly competent, caring, culturally-sensitive, health care professionals.

Our College features nationally recognized undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in a variety of health care specialties. Our motto, “Study, Reflect, Act” affirms our Catholic and Dominican intellectual tradition. We also believe our values and understanding of the world are enriched by ecumenical and interfaith dialog. We offer a university experience that fosters individual and communal transformation where learning leads to knowledge and truth, reflection leads to informed action, and a commitment to social justice leads to collaborative service.

Message from the Dean Our Mission

You can expect excellence from our faculty. And we will expect excellence in your health care practice.

What makes us unique:

    Classes

    Small class sizes

    Program Flexibility

    Program Flexibility

    Experiential Learning

    Hands-on Experience

    Books School

    Academic Support

  • Classes

    Small class sizes

  • Program Flexibility

    Program Flexibility

  • Experiential Learning

    Hands-on Experience

  • Books School

    Academic Support

Core Commitments

  • Collaborative Service

    Collaborative Service

    Barry is committed to serving local and global communities through collaborative and mutually productive partnerships. The University accepts responsibility to engage with communities to pursue systemic, self-sustaining solutions to human, social, economic and environmental problems.

  • Small Class Sizes

    Experiential Learning

    As a highly diverse multicultural student body based in a vibrant international city, we emphasize the importance of connecting to the larger community through active involvement both on and off campus.

  • Inclusive

    Inclusive Community

    Barry is a global, inclusive community characterized by interdependence, dignity and equality, compassion and respect for self and others. Embracing a global world view, the University nurtures and values cultural, social and intellectual diversity, and welcomes faculty, staff, and students of all faith traditions.

  • Knowledge And Truth

    Knowledge and Truth

    Barry promotes and supports the intellectual life, emphasizing life-long learning, growth and development. The University pursues scholarly and critical analysis of fundamental questions of the human experience. In the pursuit of truth, the University advances development of solutions that promote the common good and a more humane and just society.

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News

Top Stories

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    A Father and Daughter Graduation for the DeLeon Family July 13, 2021

    In the DeLeon household, this spring’s Barry Graduation called for twice the celebrations.

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    Biomedical Sciences Grad Markus Mosley Earns His Pick of 5 Top Dental Schools April 28, 2021

    Having earned acceptance at five of the country’s top dental schools, 2021 graduate Markus Mosley will be attending East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, in Greenville, North Carolina. “Go Pirates!” Mosley says.

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    Barry Grad Cameron Nicholson, PA-C, is Changing the Health Care Space for LGBTQ+ Patients April 13, 2021

    Cameron Nicholson knows firsthand the health care hurdles LGBTQ+ patients face. As a transgender man, he has been refused treatment by providers and found himself educating physicians about his care.

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    2020 Graduate Olubukola (Bukky) Durojaiye Earns Top Fellowship February 17, 2021

    Growing up in Nigeria, Olubukola Durojaiye — Bukky to her friends and colleagues — dreamed of embarking on a career that merged her two greatest passions. “I had always loved the healthcare space as well as technology,” she says. 

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    Meryl Barns Ziglia Award Honors the Student Who Inspired Many December 08, 2020

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    Barry’s Nursing School Will Launch Ventilator Management Simulation Training Program Thanks to Florida Blue Foundation November 11, 2020

    Barry University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) will soon launch a Ventilator Management Simulation Training Program thanks in part to a generous gift from the Florida Blue Foundation.

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    A Day in the Life of a Histotechnologist October 05, 2020

    The journey that led 27-year-old Raymond Hall to histotechnology started in his hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    The Trauma Guy: Luis DeRosa, RN, EMT July 13, 2020

    Part catharsis and part inspiration, DeRosa’s social media presence illustrates the qualities that serve him well as a trauma nurse—quick thinking, a team-oriented focus, a sense of humor and humility, and compassion.

  • Nursing & Health Sciences

    A Student on a Mission: Mikara Palacious July 13, 2020

    Originally from Freeport, Bahamas, Palacious feels driven to bring her skills back home, where she plans to open her own private lab.

Locations Miami is not the only location!

Main Campus

Address

11300 NE 2nd Ave Miami Shores, FL 33161

Hollywood

Address

421 North 21 Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020

Tampa

Address

5650 Breckenridge Park Dr, Suite 108, Tampa, FL 33610

Ocala

Address

1101 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 202, Ocala, FL 34471

Orlando

Address

1415 Sligh Blvd, Orlando, FL 32806

Palm Beach

Address

9123 N. Military Trail, Suite 206, West Palm Beach, FL 33410

St. Petersburg Pinellas

Address

9200 113th Street N Seminole, FL 33772

St. Petersburg Physician Assistant Program

Address

7200 66th Street North Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Shands at University of Florida Clinical Site

Address

2000 SW Archer Road, Suite #4164 Gainesville, FL 32608

Broward General Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

1600 South Andrews Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Broward Health Imperial Point Clinical Site

Address

6401 North Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Broward Health Coral Springs Clinical Site

Address

3000 Coral Hills Drive Pompano Beach, FL 33065

Broward Health North Clinical Site

Address

201 E Sample Rd Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tampa General Hospital Clinical Site

Address

1 Tampa General Circle Tampa, FL 33606

Tampa Community Hospital Clinical Site

Address

6001 Webb Rd Tampa, FL 33615

Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Clinical Site

Address

12902 Magnolia Drive, SRB4 - BMT Tampa, FL 33612

Advent Health Ocala Clinical Site

Address

1500 Southwest 1st Avenue Ocala, FL 34471

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

20900 Biscayne Blvd Aventura, FL 33180

Mercy Hospital Clinical Site

Address

3663 S Miami Ave Miami, FL 33133

Mount Sinai Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

4300 Alton Rd Miami Beach, FL 33140

Orlando Health System Clinical Site

Address

52 W Underwood St Orlando, FL 32806

Nemours Children's Hospital Clinical Site

Address

13535 Nemours Pkwy Orlando, FL 32827

Osceola Regional Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

700 W Oak St Kissimmee, FL 34741

Good Samaritan Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

1309 N Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33401

JFK Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

5301 S Congress Ave Atlantis, FL 33462

Jupiter Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

1210 South Old Dixie Highway Jupiter, FL 33458

Palms West Medical Center Clinical Site

Address

13001 Southern Blvd Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470

Morton Plant Hospital Clinical Site

Address

300 Pinellas Street Clearwater, FL 33756

1700 South Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL Clinical Site

Address

1700 South Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34239

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota Clinical Site

Address

5731 Bee Ridge Rd Sarasota, FL 34233

Academics Program Offerings

There are about as many paths through life as there are people, so if you're uncertain about your major, that's understandable. It's also okay to change your mind; a degree is a major commitment (no pun intended). Along the way, you'll find subjects that really intrigue you.

Uncovering your passions, and figuring out how to turn them into a rewarding career is what college is all about. We'll help you figure out how to capitalize on your interests and to select the most appropriate degree - after all, we have over a hundred to choose from.

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College of Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty and Staff

The odds are definitely in your favor at Barry University. Our student-faculty ratio is only 15:1. That means you get personal attention and guidance, and nobody gets lost in the shuffle. Even more impressive, over 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise.

We seek out professors who are not only great teachers, but who love what they do. Their passion, enthusiasm, and inspiration are contagious, and there's no better way to keep young minds excited about learning and discovering. Beyond each teacher's area of expertise, our faculty is committed to promoting equality, social justice, altruism, diversity, and humility. Through education, everyone can have a voice.

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College of Nursing and Health Sciences Accreditation

Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees.

Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Barry University.

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