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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

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

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

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CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Florida Southern College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (

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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.

View the Nursing (BSN) Brochure

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.

The nursing curriculum is set up as a four year consecutive sequence. Students regardless of college credit earned will need to spend four years at FSC to complete their BSN.

  1. Cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 or higher AND
  2. Minimum ACT score of 22 OR
  3. Minimum 1100 SAT (M+CR)

Program Contact

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.

Program Details

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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