Keiser University

Tampa

Have you been looking at colleges in Tampa, Florida?  If you’re interested in obtaining a career-focused education in a growing field, such as Business, Criminal Justice or Nursing, learn more about Keiser University.  Not all Tampa colleges are created equal – at Keiser University, students come first!

Colleges in Tampa FLKeiser University Tampa is conveniently located off of West Waters Avenue, convenient to Interstate 275 and only minutes from Tampa International Airport. Admissions, administration, academic affairs, student services, and financial services departments are available to assist you at this location, which is staffed full time and offers a pleasant academic environment. Amenities include spacious classrooms, computer and medical labs, library with internet-enabled computer workstations, comfortable lounge area, student services information and career center, and on-site parking. Keiser University uses state of the industry instructional equipment which meets program standards and learning objectives. At the Tampa campus of Keiser University, students benefit from the philosophy of combining hands-on practical collaborative learning to their academic experience. At Keiser University “students come first”.

Directions

From St. Petersburg ( 1-275 North ): Take I-275 N. Take EXIT 39 toward Veterans Expwy / Florida 589 N / ​Clearwater / ​Tampa International Airport. Keep LEFT at fork and continue to Veterans Expwy / Clearwater / Tampa Int'l Airport / SR-60 W. Merge onto Veterans Expwy / SR-589-TOLL N ( Partial toll road ). Take EXIT 6A for Waters Ave / Country Rd 584. Turn RIGHT onto Waters Ave. Keiser University is on the RIGHT at 5002 W. Waters Ave is at the corner of Saverese and W. Waters. From North Tampa/Ocala/Land O'Lakes ( I-275 South ): Take I-275 S. Follow EXIT 274 RIGHT toward Airport / Tampa / St Petersburg. Take EXIT 50 merging RIGHT onto E Busch Blvd / FL-580 W. Turn LEFT on N Florida Ave / SR-685 / US-41-BR. Turn RIGHT on W Waters Ave / CR-587A. Keiser University is on the LEFT at 5002 W. Waters Ave is at the corner of Saverese and W. Waters. From Orlando-Lakeland Area ( I-4 West ): Take I-4 W. Take EXIT 7 and turn RIGHT onto Hillsborough Ave ( US-92 W )/ Busch Gardens ( US-301 ). Keep LEFT at fork to US-92 W / Hillsborough Ave. Keep RIGHT at fork to US-92 W / Hillsborough Ave. ENTER RAMP following the sign SR-580 N / Dale Mabry Northbound. Take LEFT on W Waters Ave / CR-584 W. Keiser University is on the LEFT at 5002 W. Waters Ave is at the corner of Saverese and W. Waters.

5002 West Waters Avenue Tampa, Florida 33634
(813) 885-4900
(813) 885-4911

Library Information

Phone: ( 813 ) 885 – 4900
Fax: ( 813 ) 885 – 4911

Library Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM
  • Friday: 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Weekends: Closed

Programs Offered

Graduate Degrees

Bachelors’ Degrees

Associate Degrees

* Denotes programs offered only online.
** Denotes programs offered online and on campus.
H Denotes hybrid programs.

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The Design program at Keiser University was filled with real world learning and hands on instruction… Based on the portfolio I created while a student at Keiser University, I landed a job in Graphic Design for a major online retailer immediately after graduation.

Ty Fitzgerald, Graphic Arts and Design Graduate

The year and a half I spent in the program better prepared me for attaining a job in the field…As a hands-on learner, the project-centered teaching was perfect for me.

Jackson Tejada, Graphic Arts and Design Graduate

Keiser University has given me the opportunity to embrace a career change… It has opened the door for a timely graduation and quick return to the work force…

Dale Caverly, Occupational Therapy Assistant Graduate

Without the education I received at Keiser University, I would not be where I am today!

Meisha Ebanks, R.N., Nursing Graduate

I not only received an excellent education but also encouragement and training that built my self-confidence every day.

Nidia Barrios, Medical Assisting Graduate

I realize the amount of knowledge I gained and feel that the educational experiences have developed me in to a person who can move higher up the career ladder.

Carlos Ramirez Flores, BA in Accounting Graduate

Keiser University’s MBA program has renewed my mind, changed the way I think, and given me a new sense of purpose.  The professors transformed my attitude and behavior, gave me the self-confidence I was lacking, and restored my energy.

Connie Sue Centrella, MBA Graduate

It has been great attending and graduating from Keiser University.  Because of the small class sizes, I was able to build good relationships with classmates and professors.  The PA professors care very much about the progress and success of the students and have been great advisors every step of the way through the program.

Annelise Merriner, PA-C, MS in Physician Assistant Graduate

Attending Keiser University and getting my degree was the best decision I have ever made.  The small class sizes and personalized attention helped me get my degree quickly.  The hands-on experience and the education landed me a job at a neighboring law firm.

Dedrick Saxon, Criminal Justice Graduate

I chose Keiser because it had everything—small classes, caring professors, hands-on learning, and counselors that are really there for you.  I feel like I’m part of a family here, not just a number.

Natalie Dou, Histotechnology Graduate

After being denied for several promotions at my current employer, I decided that I needed to further my education.  Since graduating from Keiser with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I have been promoted and I am able to obtain positions that weren’t available to me before.

Laurie Williams, BA in Business Administration Graduate

Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I have been going to another school before, dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information that I need. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

Nadege Dor, Medical Assisting Graduate

My decision to attend Keiser University has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I chose to enroll in the Information Technology program… The one-class-a-month pace helped incredibly with my self-discipline.

Marla Hadley, Information Technology Graduate

The BA for Business Administration at Keiser has to be one of the best in the nation. Keiser takes the basics that are taught at the Associates level and uses them to strengthen your skills and knowledge.

Vivian R. Howard, BA in Business Administration Graduate

I found that Keiser University’s Nuclear Medicine program of advanced studies and small class size was a perfect fit. I never came across a faculty member who wasn’t truly interested.

Gustavo Gonzalez, Nuclear Medicine Technology Graduate