Advance your nursing career with a Bachelor's degree


Earn your BSN degree through a qualified nursing program

Many colleges offer qualified nursing degree programs. Take advantage of current nursing job opportunities

Nurses are in demand because the healthcare field is forever increasing. For those who wish to get a BSN (Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing) in the state of Florida, it is required that they go to college four years to obtain their degree. This degree is set up for a person who does not have any nursing experience but registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses are also able to get this degree by taking the RN-to-BSN or LVN-to-BSN completion program.

There are several elements to a BSN degree in the state of Florida. Students must first pass their general education classes. From there, students will start to study core classes pertaining to the nursing field. Classes may be a combination of classwork, testing, and training that is hands on. Future nurses will be required to spend time in the lab and to also work with medical professionals as part of their training. The different aspects of the nursing profession will be taught. Nursing classes use a curriculum that conveys the many techniques that nurses will use in their profession and the many theories that the health care profession is based upon.

Some schools in Florida offer nurses the opportunity to specialize in a particular field of study that they are interested in. These particular areas of concentration could be in pediatrics, prenatal, or heart, among others. It has been found that nurses who are allowed to study in their chosen field are more apt to be content in their nursing profession. Specializing in an area of concentration can offer up new job opportunities in these specialized areas.

Earning a BSN degree does not have to be done at a brick and mortar campus. Today, students have the opportunity to take their classes for nursing online. Online BSN programs are just as recognized as those at a regular campus. Some of these online programs can be less expensive than studying at a campus based college. For those individuals who live very busy lives, online training for a BSN would be a good thing to consider.

A Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Nursing can prove to be very beneficial to a person. With a BSN, a nurse will be able to get a higher paying job. They will also have a better chance at advancement opportunities at their workplace. Prosperous futures can be expected after achieving a BSN degree.

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Online BSN Degree in Florida

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The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

Programs:

  • RN to BSN (licensed RNs only)

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • BS in Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology
  • Are you an RN seeking a degree while still going to work? GCU's 100% online RN-BSN program could be for you!
  • Designed for registered nurses with an associate's degree or diploma in nursing who are looking to further their education and to maximize their career potential in the health care setting.
  • Learn From Leaders – At Grand Canyon University, classes are taught by industry leaders and subject matter experts.
  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu-accreditation).
  • Academic Excellence – Quality academic programs provide the essential knowledge and skills needed to be effective in today's complex health care world.

Programs:

  • B.S. in Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to B.S.N)
  • Flexible, online RN-BSN and MSN programs available
  • RN-BSN program is designed to help registered nurses earn their bachelor’s in as little as 9 months
  • Courses designed to expand on student’s prior knowledge and enhance their patient care skills

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • 100% Online Education Degrees - Ashford University
  • Break new ground in your education career with your BA or MA in Education.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s & Associate's programs to prepare you for the invaluable role of guiding learners or shaping educational initiatives.
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Programs:

  • BA in Health Education
  • BA in Health and Wellness
  • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
  • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
  • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
  • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
  • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
  • Personal support from application to graduation leading to high retention and graduation rates

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.

Programs:

  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Turn your talents into a career. Nationally recognized and accredited Platt College offers degree programs in Graphic Design, Multimedia, IT Networking and Paralegal.

Programs:

  • Healthcare Management

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

Programs:

  • Bachelor's (BBA) - Healthcare Management

Do you want to start working toward a career that actually makes you excited? If so, an education from West Coast University (WCU) could be the perfect choice for you! This accredited, private University has a history that dates back over 100 years. Today, WCU offers health care degrees that will help prepare you and educate you on the current trends and issues within the health industry.

Programs:

  • RN to BSN (Online)

List of CCNE Accredited BSN
Programs in Florida

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