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Nursing (BSN)

Combine innovative technology and hands-on clinical experiences with traditional classroom learning.

Through your hands-on, clinical experiences you will learn the realities of working with patients, their families, and other medical professionals.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

The integration of theoretical knowledge with clinical practice is a vital aspect of your nursing education at Florida Southern.

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Start Faster

Unlike other schools, which make you wait until your junior year before starting your nursing program, you begin the nursing program in your first year.

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Be Prepared

Graduating from the BSN program prepares you to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses.

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Engaged Learning

Complete your clinical experience at some of the nation's busiest, most technologically advanced hospitals.

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Admission to the BSN Program

The BSN Program is a selective direct-admit program and the minimum criteria must be met to be considered for admission to the program.

Students who apply to Florida Southern College and indicate an interest in pursuing a Nursing degree, and who meet the requirements outlined below, will be automatically considered for admission to the School of Nursing once they have been admitted to the College.

Meeting the minimum requirements, however, does not guarantee admittance into the program.

First-year

  1. Cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  2. Minimum ACT score of 22 with a minimum of 22 score in Math OR Minimum 1080 SAT.

Transfer Waitlist

  1. Enrollment is only available in Fall
  2. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. You must have obtained a grade of “C” or higher in all of the following requisite courses: Anatomy and Physiology I; Biology with lab; Chemistry with lab.

Additional information is available on the Transfer Students page.

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Advanced Facilities

Our Joe K. and Alberta Blanton Nursing Building is a state-of-the-art facility, which houses wireless classrooms, a technologically advanced nursing skills lab, and a treatment simulation laboratory.

Course Information

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Clubs and Organizations

You’ll find a chapter of the Florida Nursing Student Association, which offers opportunities for community service and professional development. Our Pre-Professional Society/AMSA also brings together students who are pursuing careers in the medical field.

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