- Why is the University of Miami a great place to study?
North and South, East and West converge in Miami-Dade County, creating energy unlike that of any other location. Ours is a place of economic growth, with thriving business and financial district. It is home to a conglomeration of the world’s cultures, offering an unparalleled diversity of ethnic backgrounds, religions, cultural traditions and lifestyles. With temperatures averaging 75-80 degrees year round, we offer a never-ending calendar of events.
- Where do nursing students take classes?
The new, state-of-the-art M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing and Health Studies provides nursing and health science students with a world-class learning environment at the heart of the beautiful Coral Gables Campus.
- Does the School of Nursing and Health Studies have any clinical partners?
Yes. Our nursing program is affiliated with a major academic medical center, a private, acute care hospital, and a public teaching hospital system, the school enjoys a unique network of over 170 clinical partners, including:
UM Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers;
University of Miami Hospital, a private, 560-bed acute care hospital; and
UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital, a 1,567 bed, public teaching hospital in inner-city Miami that serves the largest proportion of Medicaid and indigent clients in Florida.
- Does the School of Nursing and Health Studies offer simulation training?
Yes.The school’s International Academy for Clinical Simulation and Research ranks among the most advanced facilities in the nation designed specifically for nursing and health science education. The Academy’s 4 simulation labs can replicate virtually any condition or setting encountered in health care today—from surgery, critical care, and emergency medicine to obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, and home health care.
- Does the School of Nursing and Health Studies offer any global study opportunities?
Yes. International study opportunities afford students hands-on experience with global health issues in Chile, Haiti, Mexico, and Spain.