Nursing, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) (RN-BSN)
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program is offered online and is designed for the associate of science degree nursing (ASDN) graduate who has a current Registered Nursing (RN) license. Consistent with the mission of Florida Gateway College (FGC), the mission of the RN-BSN program is to prepare registered nurses with an affordable, high quality, generalist baccalaureate nursing education to meet the present and future healthcare needs of their community and engage in life-long learning to advance the nursing profession. The program allows ASDN graduates to develop skills necessary to prepare for leadership and administrative roles in coordinating and directing nursing practice and management of care teams. Students could choose to enroll full-time (3 semesters) or part-time (6 semesters). There are 10 upper-division nursing courses totaling 31 credit hours. These courses include nursing theory, pathophysiology, health assessment, cultural diversity in healthcare, pharmacology, ethical and legal aspects of care, research and informatics, leadership, health care policy and economics, and community health.
Florida Gateway College (Nursing and Health Sciences at 149 S.E. College Place Building 103 Lake City, Fl. 32025-2007)
To be officially considered for admission into this program, a student must:
This program is online. Semester sequence may vary based on full or part-time status and fall or spring entry.
The national average beginning salary is $77,000, and the average beginning salary in Florida is $68,000.
The online RN to BSN program from the Florida Gateway College is designed for registered nurses who are ready to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree for career advancement and increased earning potential. BSN graduates will be qualified for supervisory positions such as nurse managers and patient unit coordinators.
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In order to graduate with the BSN degree, students must complete the following BSN program graduation requirements in addition to the Bachelor of Science Graduation Requirements:
Career Advancement Opportunities:
Lower Division Nursing Courses: 42 Credit Hours
Prerequisites Earned in ASDN Degree: 30 Credit Hours
These courses were completed as part of the ASDN degree:
Any Gen Ed SPC course 3 credits
BSN Prerequisites: 9 Credit Hours
Prerequisite courses must be completed before taking any 3000 or 4000 level NUR courses.
BSN Corequisites: 9 Credit Hours
Corequisite courses may be completed prior to entering the Nursing Program.
Gen Ed Humanities Group 1 or Group 2 course (Individualized per student) 3 credits (*Must take a different humanities group course than the group you completed in your ASDN program.)
First Semester Core Courses: 6 Credit Hours
Second Semester Core Courses: 12 Credit Hours
Third Semester Core Courses: 13 Credit Hours
Nursing, B.S. Total 121 Credit Hours
*Semester sequence may vary based on full or part-time status and fall or spring entry
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