Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Orlando campus offers a BSN program in a traditional 16-week daytime format. This program will allow students who have successfully completed their science requirements to enter upper-level nursing courses and complete the program in 5 semesters. Our school of Nursing is 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).
You’ll engage in a proven curriculum and train with state-of-the-art simulation facilities. And you’ll be prepared to deliver a higher level of patient care.
Our upper-level nursing program offers students a holistic approach to the nursing profession and where you’ll have abundant opportunities to apply what you learn in local hospitals, clinics and community outreach programs. Upon the successful completion of the second semester of your first year, you’ll qualify to work as a nurse technician at most local hospitals.
Course Work Required for Admission
In order to be accepted into Upper Division Nursing, you must have the following prerequisite coursework completed:
- Lifespan Development (Human Growth and Development) *
- Principles of Chemistry and lab (not intro) *
- Anatomy and Physiology, I & II both with a lab*
- Microbiology with lab*
- Biology (preferred)*
- General psychology
*Sciences (Need to have been taken in the last 5 years)
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