The Department of Nursing

May 2015 MSN Graduates
May 2015 Masters of Science in Nursing Graduates Sarah Chamberas, MSN Graduate, Dr. Janet Chubb, Faculty Member, Dr. Angela Blackburn, MSN Program Coordinator and Faculty Member, Tina Snodgrass, MSN Graduate

Department News

White Coat Ceremony

Junior nursing students will recite and sign the Honor Code pledge. The pledge is their commitment to themselves to the highest academic standards, exercise sound professional judgment, abiding by legal and ethical requirements, report unethical behavior, to consider the welfare of humanity and pledge to support their peers.

Friday, September 25th
UWF Commons Conference Center



The University of West Florida Department of Nursing Welcomes a new Chair

On August 8, 2015 UWF welcomed Dr. Randall Johnson as the new Chair of Nursing. Dr. Johnson received his BSN from Cedarville University, in Cedarville, OH and has been a licensed Registered Nurse since 1985. He holds an MSN from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, with his degree as a Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist, and 2007 he completed his Doctorate in Philosophy in Nursing at the University of Central Florida.

Dr. Johnson has held nursing positions in both clinical and manager roles. He entered academia in 1999 while teaching in an Associates of Science Degree program in Orlando, FL. In 2009 he accepted a teaching appointment in both undergraduate and graduate levels at Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH., and in 2014 was appointed the Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Nursing programs.   

Randall Johnson, PhD, RN
Chair and Associate Professor 


The baccalaureate, and master's programs at The University of West Florida is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.