College of Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Nursing

    From BSN and NP, through to our PhD in Nursing, Barry offers the full spectrum of nursing practice, including preparation for future nursing faculty.

  • Anesthesiology

    Prepares the APRNs at the doctoral level to deliver safe, competent, and ethical anesthesia for surgical procedures.

  • Laboratory Sciences / Clinical Biology

    Clinical Biology describes occupations with responsibility for facilitating or complementing physicians in delivering healthcare services to patients.

  • Biomedical Sciences

    Our MS in Biomedical Sciences is for students who wish to improve their overall academic profile to become more competitive for admission into professional school.

  • Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapy programs prepare students to become health and rehabilitation professionals helping people develop skills for independent functioning.

  • Health Services Administration

    Health Services Administration programs are designed to prepare students for leadership roles in organizations that provide health care services.

  • Sport and Exercise Sciences

    Sport & Exercise Sciences facilitate the transformation of human potential through sport and physical activity.

  • Physician Assistant

    The Physician Assistant program enables students to develop competencies required to meet the health care needs of contemporary society.

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.


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


11300 NE 2nd Ave Miami Shores, FL 33161



421 North 21 Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020



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



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



1415 Sligh Blvd, Orlando, FL 32806

Palm Beach


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

St. Petersburg Pinellas


9200 113th Street N Seminole, FL 33772

St. Petersburg Physician Assistant Program


7200 66th Street North Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Shands at University of Florida Clinical Site


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

Broward General Medical Center Clinical Site


1600 South Andrews Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Broward Health Imperial Point Clinical Site


6401 North Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Broward Health Coral Springs Clinical Site


3000 Coral Hills Drive Pompano Beach, FL 33065

Broward Health North Clinical Site


201 E Sample Rd Pompano Beach, FL 33064

Tampa General Hospital Clinical Site


1 Tampa General Circle Tampa, FL 33606

Tampa Community Hospital Clinical Site


6001 Webb Rd Tampa, FL 33615

Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Clinical Site


12902 Magnolia Drive, SRB4 - BMT Tampa, FL 33612

Advent Health Ocala Clinical Site


1500 Southwest 1st Avenue Ocala, FL 34471

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center Clinical Site


20900 Biscayne Blvd Aventura, FL 33180

Mercy Hospital Clinical Site


3663 S Miami Ave Miami, FL 33133

Mount Sinai Medical Center Clinical Site


4300 Alton Rd Miami Beach, FL 33140

Orlando Health System Clinical Site


52 W Underwood St Orlando, FL 32806

Nemours Children's Hospital Clinical Site


13535 Nemours Pkwy Orlando, FL 32827

Osceola Regional Medical Center Clinical Site


700 W Oak St Kissimmee, FL 34741

Good Samaritan Medical Center Clinical Site


1309 N Flagler Drive West Palm Beach, FL 33401

JFK Medical Center Clinical Site


5301 S Congress Ave Atlantis, FL 33462

Jupiter Medical Center Clinical Site


1210 South Old Dixie Highway Jupiter, FL 33458

Palms West Medical Center Clinical Site


13001 Southern Blvd Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470

Morton Plant Hospital Clinical Site


300 Pinellas Street Clearwater, FL 33756

1700 South Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL Clinical Site


1700 South Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34239

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota Clinical Site


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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