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Addendum to 2016-2017 College Catalog (A.S. Degree - Registered Nursing)


Program Degrees and Certificates

B.S.N. - Bachelor of Science in Nursing*

NFCC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed for Registered Nurses who have completed an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ADN-RN) and desire to enhance their credentials with a baccalaureate degree. To be eligible for the BSN program, students must have a current RN license and an ADN-RN degree.

A.S. Degree - Registered Nursing*

Applications accepted July 1-Oct. 1; Classes begin in January (Spring Term)
Graduates of our Registered Nursing Program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Achievement of a passing score on this exam and licensure by the Florida State Board of Nursing will enable the graduate to seek employment as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida.

A.S Degree - LPN to RN Bridge Program*

Applications accepted March 1-June 1; Classes begin in August (Fall Term)
Take the next step. Become a Registered Nurse. The LPN to RN Bridge Program at NFCC is a one year/three term accelerated bridge program leading to an Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) for individuals holding a current degree and licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Graduates of NFCC’s LPN to RN Bridge program are well prepared for careers and employment as Registered Nurses.

LPN to RN Articulation*

Applications accepted July 1-Oct. 1; Classes begin in May (Summer Term)
Students who currently hold an unencumbered LPN License in the state of FL issued within three years of program start date or have completed a Florida Practical Nursing Program and hold an unencumbered LPN License in the state of Florida within five years of program start date are eligible to articulate 10 credit hours toward the ASRN.

Practical Nursing (LPN)

Applications accepted Feb. 1-May 1; Classes begin in August (Fall Term)
The Practical Nursing Program at NFCC is designed to prepare students to function as members of the health team in the prevention of illness and in the care and rehabilitation of the sick and injured. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to the Florida State Board of Nursing to take the National Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses for licensure as an LPN in the state of Florida.


*This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Contact info: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, ACEN; 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326; Phone: (404) 975-5000; Fax: (404) 975-5020; Email: info@acenursing.org; Web: www.acenursing.org.


Admission, program and degree requirements are subject to change. Contact the NFCC Nursing and Allied Health Advisor or NFCC Admissions for the most current information.