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

Browse our active list of schools in Florida that currently offer an online BSN program

  • You could go from RN to BSN in as few as 9 months at CTU
  • CTU's RN to BSN program is accredited by CCNE with online courses that are 5 1/2 weeks long
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List of CCNE Accredited BSN
Programs in Florida

Complete list of Florida colleges and universities that offer CCNE accredited BSN programs:

Barry University
1501 Corporate Dr, Ste 230
Miami Shores, FL
(561) 364-8220
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL
(561) 297-0777
BSN Degree
MSN Degree
DNP Degree

Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL
(239) 590-1000
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Florida International University
Miami, FL
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Florida Southern College
1010 Monroe St
Lakeland, FL
(863) 680-4100
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Florida State University
3618 Highway 98
Tallahassee, FL
(850) 697-9535
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL
(904) 256-7015
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Northwest Florida State College
805 E James Lee Blvd
Niceville, FL
(850) 689-7911
BSN Degree

Nova Southeastern University
4125 Carlton Inlet Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL
(941) 748-3256
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

Palm Beach Atlantic University
4700 Millenia Blvd, Ste 100
West Palm Beach, FL
(407) 226-5955
BSN Degree

Remington College of Nursing
Lake Mary, FL
BSN Degree

St. Petersburg College
Pinellas Park, FL
BSN Degree

University of Central Florida
1653 NW 34th Ave
Orlando, FL
(352) 338-7527
BSN Degree
MSN Degree
DNP Degree

University of Florida
29415 NW County Road 241
Gainesville, FL
(386) 462-0589
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

University of Miami
5500 34th St W
Coral Gables, FL
(941) 753-9957
BSN Degree
MSN Degree

University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL
BSN Degree
MSN Degree
DNP Degree

University of South Florida
3433 Winter Lake Rd
Tampa, FL
(863) 667-7000
BSN Degree
MSN Degree
DNP Degree

University of West Florida
1170 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Pensacola, FL
(850) 863-6569
BSN Degree

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Florida Board of Nursing

4042 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (850) 488-0595

Accredited Online BSN Programs

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