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September 2019 - Volume 16 - Issue 3


Nexus University Offers Unique Approach

Offering both undergraduate and graduate online programs in nursing, Miami-based Nexus University provides a transformative process for its students. The result: not mere graduates, but professionals within the context of a global world and the norms of scientific rigor.

With an approach that focuses on academic excellence with a student-centric philosophy, Nexus bridges intellectual pursuit with faculty and staff outreach and engagement with students. The environment is one that stimulates ethical behavior, as well as an attitude of enterprise, innovation, leadership and respect for cultural and social diversity.
The unique RN to BSN Program at Nexus allows licensed registered nurses, whether associate degree or diploma, to earn a baccalaureate degree in nursing in three sequential semesters. The online theory instructional format allows working nurses the flexibility needed to tie their available hours to a career-building opportunity.
The Master of Science – Clinical Nurse Leader program prepares nurses to take on leadership roles in specializations such as Healthcare Informatics and Executive. The program meets the educational needs of nurses who already are working in leadership positions or are seeking to transition to higher-level roles. The course of study is 36 semester hours with 400 clinical hours and can be completed in five sequential semesters. Upon completion of the program, the student can apply to take the Clinical Nurse Leader certification exam.
A highly qualified and experienced faculty apply a technology-driven curriculum that actively engages a small student cohort with individualized attention. Nexus provides a faculty approachable atmosphere and caring concern for each student from admission to graduation.
Nexus was established in Downtown Miami in 2017 and is a branch campus of Universidad Mayor, a private institution established in Santiago, Chile, in 1988. UMayor boasts a 30-year tradition of sustained growth and service. Nexus, as a branch campus of UMayor, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Also, Nexus is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education.
Nexus combines all the tools needed for nursing students to transform by building a solid foundation for their career future.

Dr. Janie Bailey is Director of School and Health Science and Nursing and Interim Director of Academic Affairs, at Nexus University. For more information, visit

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