Graduates of this program will be prepared to advance into administrative and supervisory positions in the nursing and health care fields. The program is designed as a "2+2" program, where program applicants must have earned an associate degree in Nursing from an accredited school and have a current Florida licensure in Nursing. The curriculum in the program follows the state prescribed articulated curriculum for advancement of A.S. degree nurses into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The lower division requirements include 84 credits, including general education, nursing courses and common prerequisite courses. The upper division courses include 36 credit hours of course work that focuses on leadership, management, advanced care concepts, research, and contemporary issues in nursing. The program culminates in a capstone course that synthesizes the concepts learned throughout the program.
Total program semester hours: 120
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus, Loxahatchee Groves campuses and online.
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