Honors in Nursing Program

The Honors in Nursing Program provides a highly select group of students an enriched learning experience. The program focuses on the enhancement of research and communication skills required for nursing students. Nursing is now recognized as a STEM program, so students need to seek opportunities in consultation with their faculty mentors to conduct or participate in original research. The Honors in Nursing Program culminates in a completed thesis and dissemination of the student’s work. 

Admission Requirements

Eligible students in the Freshman Direct Admit Track apply during their sophomore spring semester. 

  • Applicants must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA; 
  • must successfully complete NUR 4165, Nursing Research, with an “A-” or better; and 
  • submit a competitive onsite essay.

Honors in Nursing Program Application

Students who are interested in applying to the Honors in Nursing Program, please contact Advisor Mr. Javaris Hammond at hammondj@health.fau.edu