ADN-RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Online Degree Program

  • Application DEADLINE is Thursday, Aug. 3; class begins Aug. 16, 2017

Program Description:

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.

The ADN-RN to BSN Program is designed to further the development of the professional role of associate degree prepared Registered Nurses (RN) by building on knowledge from liberal education, biophysical sciences and associate degree nursing curriculum. The curriculum incorporates critical thinking and evidence-based scholarship to prepare baccalaureate nurses for system leadership with quality and safety as priorities. For effective inter-professional collaboration, communication and patient advocacy students will explore healthcare policies, regulatory agencies and financial responsibilities of the baccalaureate nurse. The program also promotes the use of technology in delivering professional nursing practice and management of health information to prevent illness and promote health among diverse patient populations and communities.

Admission Requirements
  1. NFCC Bachelor of Science degree application
  2. Associate in Science degree in Nursing
  3. Completion of all prerequisite courses with C or better
  4. Current, unencumbered RN license from the state in which the applicant resides and/or is practicing
  5. Foreign language requirement, as defined in Rule 6A-10.02412, F.A.C. (ADN-RN graduates will be required to demonstrate foreign language competence before or after baccalaureate program admission.)
  6. Gordon Rule requirement as defined in Rule 6A-10.30.F.A.C.

Program Cost: $4,148.00

  • Total cost of the one year online program is approximately $4,148.
  • Includes: tuition, name badge, and NFCC Admissions Application fee.
  • Does Not Include: books or course related resources following the completion of the program.

*NOTE: Program requirements and costs may change. Please check with program advisor or director for most current information.


General Education Coursework


Students must complete General Education coursework by August of the year of anticipated enrollment.

  • ENC 1101 Freshman English I
  • ENC 1102 English II
  • BSC 2085C Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BSC 2086C Anatomy & Physiology II
  • CHM 1033C Survey of Chemistry - or-
  • CHM 1045 General Chemistry I
  • STA 2023 Statistics and Math (choice)
  • MCB 2010 Microbiology
  • HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
  • PSY 2012 General Psychology
  • DEP 2004 Human Development
  • HUMANITIES Any two FL General Education Humanities (2 classes or 6 credits)
  • ELECTIVES Any FL General Education Electives

Total RN License/ADN 42 hours
Total: 88 Credit Hours

BSN Nursing Degree Courses

  • NUR 3069 Advanced Assessment 3 hours
  • NUR 3805 Professional Roles 3 hours
  • NUR 4826 Ethics 3 hours
  • NUR 3047 Culture Care 3 hours
  • NUR 3125 Pathophysiology 3 hours
  • NUR 4145 Pharmacology 3 hours
  • NUR 4870 Informatics 3 hours
  • NUR 4675 Rural Nursing 3 hours
  • NUR 3082 History, Issues, and Trends 2 hours
  • NUR 4636 Community Nursing 3 hours
  • NUR 4169 Evidence Based Research 3 hours

Total BSN Nursing 32 hours
Total: 120 Credit Hours


How to Apply
Initial application process:

  1. Schedule appointment with advisor:
    Allied Health Advisor Debbie Bass
    (850) 973-1662 or bassd@nfcc.edu.

  2. Complete NFCC Admissions
    Application; pay non-refundable $30 application fee.

  3. Submit high school transcripts or GED and college transcripts.

  4. Submit complete program application during designated application period to Allied Health Advisor.

Reference: Pursuant to Section 456.0635 Florida Statutes


Each course offered in the BSN program will have a maximum student to teacher ratio of 30:1

*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.