Bachelor of Science
(120 Credit Hours)
For more information about the program contact:
Dr. Beverly Hindenlang, D.N.P., R.N., C.N.E.
941-363-7267 Lakewood Ranch
941-408-1300, ext. 67267 Venice
Program Description and Goal
The RN to B.S.N. Program is designed primarily as a 2+2 program for current Florida registered nurses (RN) who would like to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This program incorporates prior nursing education and experience in nursing practice, theory and concepts. B.S.N. coursework addresses topics related to leadership and management, informatics, community and public health, nursing theory and research. This program is approved by the Florida State Department of Education and is accredited by NLNAC accreditation (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. NLNAC’s phone number is (404) 975-5000).
The RN to B.S.N. Program further expands the RN’s knowledge base, enhancing his or her professional and leadership skills, which will meet the future health care needs of the community.
- A 2.0 GPA on a scale of 4.0;
- A current, unencumbered, unrestricted Florida RN license or eligible for Florida RN licensure.
- Completion of at least 45 hours with at least 32 hours of prerequisite courses listed below (with a grade of C or better).