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Nursing - RN to BSN

Registered Nurse? It is time to take the next step in your nursing career.

Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida 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, January 7, 2019

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

Complete the Online Application

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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.

Additional International Requirements

  • Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
  • Bank Verification of Funds
  • Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Score***

** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved agency.

*** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.

Flexible Delivery Options

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

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On-Campus

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Online

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Hybrid

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A Best Value in Central Florida

Florida Southern College is one of the most affordable private RN to BSN programs in central Florida. You can save thousands of dollars a year by choosing to get your degree from Florida Southern!

Top Reasons

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CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Florida Southern College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org)

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Accelerated Terms

Our seven-week terms enable full-time students to complete up to 48 credit hours during an academic year.

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Flexible Schedule

All core and major requirements are available online. General education requirements and elective courses (if needed) have online and on-campus options.

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Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees

Base Required Fees Cost
Tuition Per Credit Hour $390
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

Curriculum

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
or
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

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Monday, January 7, 2019

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

Complete the Online Application

Apply Now

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.

Additional International Requirements

  • Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
  • Bank Verification of Funds
  • Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Score***

** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved agency.

*** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.

Program Contact

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Kimberly Smith

Admission Counselor and Nursing Advisor
863.680.3090