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Nursing (RN to BSN)

Time to take the next step in your Nursing career?

Florida Southern College provides unique opportunities for personal and professional growth for registered nurses seeking career advancement.

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How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Monday, March 12, 2018

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

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Admission Requirements

  • Current Active Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida
  • Official transcripts of all academic work

If less than 60 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, official high school transcripts are also required.

Flexible Delivery Options

Scheduling of classes is flexible. Mix and match delivery types to maximize your schedule as needed.

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Our Students Excel on the NCLEX

Florida Southern boasts a 94% first-time National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rate—nearly 12% higher than the national average.

Top Reasons

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CCNE Accredited

Florida Southern College meets the high standards of accreditation by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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Accelerated Learning

Our seven-week terms enable full time nursing students to complete 36 to 48 credit hours a year.

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Flexible Schedule

Courses are arranged conveniently on campus for the working registered nurse professional.

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Program Contact

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Kimberly Smith

Admission Counselor and Nursing Advisor

Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees

Base Required Fees Cost
Tuition Per Credit Hour $375
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled $25 to $100

Additional Required Fees

Additional Required FeeCost
Castle Branch All-Inclusive Package (FL44)$210
Blanket student nursing liability insurance policy$20


Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
A. General Education Requirements 40 hours
B. Major Requirements 40 hours
BUS 2217 Principles of Management
CHE 2110 Physiological Chemistry
MAT 2022 Elementary Statistics
MAT 2032 Biostatistics
NUR 3102 Conceptual Foundations of Nursing
NUR 3104 Applied Pathophysiology
NUR 3106 Basics of Health Assessment
NUR 4110 Evidence Based Health Care
NUR 4570 Community Health Nursing Care
NUR 4590 Leadership & Management
NUR 4999 Capstone Seminar in Nursing
C. Electives 44 hours
E. Total 124 hours