Strategic Planning

College of Nursing Strategic Planning

Florida State University College of Nursing is embarking on an exciting period of growth and transformation. With our 2017-2022 strategic plan at its end, we are moving forward on our 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, Boldly Rising. Stay tuned for more information as we get ready to launch! 




Key 2017-2022 Initiatives

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Expand enrollment of BSN program
  • Launch Student Success Center
  • Expand and modernize Nursing Simulation Center
  • Strengthen partnership with healthcare system partners
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Doctorate in Nursing Practice

  • Expand FNP, AGACNP, PMHNP programs
  • 2 New Programs Tracks: Executive Health Systems Leadership & Lifestyle Medicine
  • Expand DNP projects to include quality improvement projects with healthcare system partners
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  • Significant growth in tenure track faculty and NIH funding
  • 2 New research centers : Institute on Digital Health and Innovation, Brain Science and Symptom Management Center
  • PHD in Nursing Science expected Fall 2023, pending BOG approval
  • Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity awarded only Nursing-led 14.5 million NIH FIRST grant
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion

  • Expand outreach and BSN diversity pipeline program
  • 14.5 Million NIH Grant: Florida FIRST dedicated to recruit and support diverse and underrepresented research faculty for success in health sciences research
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Reputation and Rankings

  • #50 Overall DNP*; rose 27 spots 
    #36 DNP Among Public Institutions 
  • #67 Overall BSN*, rose 29 spots
    #48 BSN Among Public Institutions

*2022 US News and World Report