Amanda Finley, PhD, RN | UMSL

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Amanda Finley, PhD, RN

Amanda Finley Amanda Finley, PhD, RN
Executive Director for Undergraduate Programs, Assistant Teaching Professor 

203 Nursing Administration Building
College of Nursing, South Campus

Phone: 314-516-7085
Fax: 314-516-7082

Amanda Finley is the Executive Director for Undergraduate Programs and an Assistant Teaching Professor. She received her BSN, MSN, and PhD from the UMSL College of Nursing and has worked in critical care and staff development. She joined the faculty of the College of Nursing in 2007 and has taught Health Assessment, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, and Adult Health Nursing. She has also worked with students in the Simulation Center. Dr. Finley currently serves on the College’s Executive and Undergraduate Committees as well as the campus Recruitment, Admissions, Retention, and Student Financial Aid Committee. Dr. Finley obtained her PhD in nursing in 2020 with research interests in stress management and health promotion for nursing students and newly graduated nurses.


  • BSN - University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2002
  • MSN - University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2007 [Nurse Educator]
  • PhD - University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2020

Teaching Areas

  • Health Assessment
  • Adult Health I - clinical
  • Adult Health II - clinical
  • Pharmacology