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School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Florida Southern provides a quality, personalized learning experience and exceptional faculty.

Whether you are just entering a health care profession or advancing your career, Florida Southern has a program to meet your individual needs.

ranked a top three regional university by U.S. news and world report
2018-2019 College of Distinction badge for the field of Nursing
rated a top return on investment school by forbes

Florida Southern College was chosen as a "College of Distinction" in the field of Nursing for our innovative programs and engaged learning approach to education.

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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree in nursing at Florida Southern College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Our direct-entry undergraduate Nursing students excel on the NCLEX!

Florida Southern boasts a 100% first-time National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rate—nearly 20% higher than the national average.

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The Highest Standards of Education

Preparing health professionals to provide quality care for diverse populations.

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Faculty Expertise

The effectiveness of our faculty to teach and inspire our students is based on the fact that we understand the ever-changing requirements for success facing health care professionals.

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Clinical Experience

Hands-on experiences begin in the 200-level courses, so you can apply theoretical knowledge early and make sure nursing is the career for you. Internships and clinical work occur in diverse settings across central Florida.

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

Students work with patient simulators in the treatment simulation laboratory in a 8,600 square-foot, high-tech facility featuring wireless classrooms, a technologically advanced nursing skills lab, and student lounges.


Questions? Contact

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Rose Pagano

Executive Assistant to the Dean

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Dr. Linda Comer

Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

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Erica Garza

Administrative Assistant
MSN Program


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Elizabeth "Beth Ann" Noles

FSC Clinical


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Linda Metts

Administrative Assistant
EXS Program


Program Options

We offer a wide range of programs to propel our students forward in their career objectives.

Pursue your MSN

Take your nursing career to the next level. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepares nursing professionals to function at the full scope of nursing practice in the health care environment.

Learn More about our MSN program