About the University of West Florida
The University of West Florida (UWF) has a central mission: to empower every individual with the opportunity to responsibly and creatively contribute to a complex world. Founded in 1967, UWF is recognized for a commitment to academic success.
Our students receive individualized assistance from a world-class faculty, and our learning environment fosters creativity and empowerment. Our campuses (in Florida and online) offer bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree programs.
Top reasons to enroll at UWF:
- 100% online – flexible and convenient
- Affordable tuition –less than 1/3 the cost of similar programs
- Complete your degree quickly, in as few as 12 months, with no traditional clinicals
- No prerequisites required, and no expiration on previously earned credit
Earn your RN to BSN online
Our CCNE- accredited online RN to BSN curriculum was created to meet the specific needs of working RNs. At a fraction of the cost of other programs, you’ll complete your degree quickly and be able to apply what you learn to your nursing practice from day one.
In our nationally recognized program, you will:
- Learn skills that immediately benefit your daily practice
- Build solid critical thinking, research and leadership skills
- Positively impact client care outcomes
Earn your MSN online
Earn one of Florida’s most respected nursing degrees online in as few as 24 months with the University of West Florida.
Since our MSN program is 100% online, it offers you the flexibility to study while you work. Nursing professionals like you emerge with the competencies and credentials you need to pursue leadership positions, advanced practice nursing roles, doctoral studies and opportunities in academia.
Program and University Accreditations
The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC™) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of West Florida.
The baccalaureate and master's programs at the University of West Florida are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.