School of Nursing
You have a compassionate heart and a strong desire to help others. If you want to turn those attributes into a rewarding career in nursing, Palm Beach Atlantic University offers one of the top nursing programs in Florida—and the only Christian nursing program in the state nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Our nursing graduates achieved a six-year average pass rate of 94 percent on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Equally impressive is the high percentage of PBA nursing graduates who receive full-time job offers in their field of study upon graduation.
As a student in PBA’s nursing program, you may:
At PBA, you’ll:
Your Courses & Classes
|Associate Dean of Nursing Dr. Patrick Heyman instructs nursing students.|
You’ll learn in a nursing lab that features state-of-the-art technology, such as patient and childbirth simulators.
You’ll learn from professors who bring a lifetime of experiences to the classroom — and who are men and women of faith who share their Christian values with you as they mentor you.
You’ll gain confidence in your skills through internships and externships at hospitals and medical centers throughout South Florida. You can bond with fellow students and sharpen your leadership skills through getting involved in organizations such as the Palm Beach Student Nursing Association and the Nurses Christian Fellowship.
Speaking of PBA...
“The students at PBA are the most competent, caring and committed students I’ve seen. The education they receive really gives them an understanding of what it is to provide holistic care in patients.”
--Andi Brenn, former chief nursing officer, Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Fla.