Nursing students working with state-of-the-art training equipment

Nursing Programs


Are you thinking of becoming a nurse? Nursing offers an exciting challenge for men and women who wish to serve others through a career in health care.

By combining a values-oriented education in the liberal arts and science with theoretical knowledge and clinical experience, Florida Southern prepares you to make important professional contributions while experiencing limitless opportunities for personal and professional growth.

As a nursing student at FSC, you will be challenged to develop your:

  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Teamwork & team building skills
  • Communication skills
  • Mastery of technical skills & procedures
  • Creativity, and
  • General understanding of human nature

Which program is for me?

Florida Southern’s Nursing Department offers a variety of options either to begin or further your education in nursing. Use the table below to determine which program best suits you.

If you have a.. and are interested in... You should consider...
high school diploma or some college credit, becoming a Registered Nurse. BSN program
diploma or Associate’s degree in nursing (and are a RN) earning a Bachelor's degree in nursing. RN-to-BSN program
Bachelor's degree in nursing (and are a RN), becoming a nurse practitioner, becoming a clinical nurse specialist, nurse educator, or earning an advanced nursing degree. MSN program
Bachelor's degree outside of nursing becoming Registered Nurse. BSN program
Nurse helping patient


Please don’t hesitate to contact us at 863.680.3951 if you have any questions.

FSC’s holistic view on health care means our graduates are prepared far beyond basic skills. They emerge ready to take on the challenges of providing the broadest overall care for patients, with an emphasis on both prevention and treatment.