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Ann Blanton Edwards
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.

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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program 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 graduates boast a 96% first-time National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rate on a three year 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 the Blanton Nursing Building, a 8,600 square-foot, high-tech facility featuring wireless classrooms, a technologically advanced nursing skills lab, and student lounges.


In the News

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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

Questions? Contact

Rose Pagano

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Dr. Linda Comer

Dean of The Ann Blanton Edwards School of Nursing and Health Sciences and The Keith R. Berend Endowed Chair of Nursing

Elizabeth "Beth Ann" Noles

FSC Clinical Placement


Linda Metts

Administrative Assistant
EXS Program


Sonia Dryden

Administrative Assistant II Graduate Nursing Programs
EXS Program