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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Daytona State's registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program is for newly licensed or working nurses interested in career advancement. The program focuses on leadership and clinical skills that can lead to career advancement. Full-time and part-time class schedules add to the program's flixibility and convenience. Classes are held on the Daytona Beach Campus, with clinical practice at six area hospitals.

Save over 30 percent on the cost of tuition compared to the most price-competitive area BSN program.

Entrance Requirements

  1.  Download and complete an application.
  2. Include the following documents with the College Application:
    - Unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing License
    - Two professional letters of recommendation (one from a current or prior employer)
  3. Submit official copies of all high school, GED, and higher education transcripts to: Daytona State College, Admissions Office, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  4. Apply for financial aid if desired
  5. Requirements for admission to this program include:
    - An earned Associate of Science (AS) or Diploma in Nursing (Diploma must equate to the AS nursing degree)
    - A minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
    - Unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing License
    - Two professional letters of recommendation (one from a current or prior employer)
  6. Upon receipt of the baccalaureate application and prior to completion of the application packet an acknowledgement letter will be sent
  7. Once the application packet is complete students will receive an acceptance letter
  8. Upon acceptance to the BSN program students will meet with academic advising to develop a curriculum plan (full or part time status)
  9. If MAC1033 or ENC 1101 are not complete consult with an admissions advisor

Graduation Requirements

Requirements for graduation from the Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) program are:

  1. Students must successfully complete 120 hours of college-level credit courses in the degree program, including the lower-division associate degree and the 48 hours of BSN program.
  2. Students must successfully complete 36 hours of general education as established by Daytona State College for its Associate of Arts degree program.
  3. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for all BSN, plus complete each BSN course with a grade of "C" or higher.
  4. Students must have completed the Florida foreign language requirement prior to the completion of the bachelor's degree. The requirement may be met by taking two years of the same foreign language in high school or eight credits of the same foreign language in college.
  5. Students must complete 25 percent of the overall degree requirements, 25 percent of program-specific classes and 25 percent of the upper-level program-specific credits at      Daytona State College.
  6. Students must meet all other Daytona State graduation policies and deadlines.

Contact

Linda Vought, Office Assistant, 386-506-3250, voughtl@DaytonaState.edu

Linda Miles, Chair, School of Nursing, 386-506-3720, milesl@daytonastate.edu

Judith Valloze, Assistant Chair, 386-506-3723, vallozj@daytonastate.edu

For more information, please visit the School of Nursing home page.

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Daytona State College 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114 (386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is an equal opportunity institution.

Last updated: 2014-08-04T21:10:52.836Z