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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Florida

There are eight Florida schools offering nurse practitioner programs. 126 students graduated with degrees from Florida nurse practitioner schools in 2010. 109 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 16 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 99 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing every year. This accounts for 2% of nurse practitioner students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, one student graduated with nurse practitioner certificates, 109 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

Eight nurse practitioner schools are located in Florida. And out of these, eight schools are private. Private nurse practitioner school tuition varies from $10,680 to $37,836.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $24,515. While the highest tuition for nurse practitioner programs, which is $37,836 each year, is at the University of Miami, the lowest tuition in this southeastern state is at the University of Phoenix-North Florida.

Florida nurse practitioner schools offer certificates, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 99 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing every year. This accounts for 2% of nurse practitioner students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, one student graduated with nurse practitioner certificates, 109 with a degree at the master's level, and 16 with a doctorate level degree.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Master 2006: 67
  • Master 2007: 68
  • Master 2008: 70
  • Master 2009: 81
  • Master 2010: 109
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 16

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 14 nurse practitioner programs. Of these programs, about 78.6% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 2
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21980
  • 25th Percentile: 27390
  • Median: 33900
  • 75th Percentile: 57170
  • 90th Percentile: 95010

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31850
  • Median Salary 2007: 32160
  • Median Salary 2008: 30740
  • Median Salary 2009: 33800
  • Median Salary 2010: 33900
  • Total Employed 2006: 2390
  • Total Employed 2007: 1430
  • Total Employed 2008: 1680
  • Total Employed 2009: 1730
  • Total Employed 2010: 1880

Florida vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Florida vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 3.374% (1880)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Florida

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1. The University of Phoenix - Central Florida

2290 Lucien Way- Suite 400
Maitland, FL 32751-7001
(407) 667-0555

The University of Phoenix-Central Florida is located in the suburbs of Maitland, Florida and UOPX offers one program in advanced nursing. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Florida offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

2. The University of Phoenix - South Florida

600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500
Plantation, FL 33324-1393
(954) 382-5303

The University of Phoenix-South Florida is in the suburbs of Plantation, Florida and UOPX offers one program in advanced nursing. 2,208 students seek degrees in 43 programs at UOPX, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering advanced nursing.

3. The University of Phoenix - West Florida

12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200
Temple Terrace, FL 33637-1920
(813) 626-7911

The University of Phoenix-West Florida is located in the suburbs of Temple Terrace, Florida and it offers one program in advanced nursing. Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this very small school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Florida offering advanced nursing.

4. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers three programs in advanced nursing. More specifically, students are offered two nurse practitioner degrees at the master's level by it and one doctorate level degree in advanced nursing. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the third largest institution in the state of Florida offering advanced nursing.

5. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. UT offers four nurse practitioner programs. Of those, this school offers two nurse practitioner certificates to students and two degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. 6,427 students pursue degrees in 66 UT programs, overall. This school is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

6. The University of Phoenix - North Florida

4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200
Jacksonville, FL 32216-0959
(904) 636-6645

The University of Phoenix-North Florida, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jacksonville, FL and Phoenix offers one program in advanced nursing. UPX is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in advanced nursing.

7. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and NSU offers one nurse practitioner program. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. This research university is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering nurse practitioner programs.

8. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami offers one nurse practitioner program and the U of M is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. The U of M is a 4-year research institution. The U of M is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering advanced nursing.