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 the skills necessary to prepare for leadership and administrative roles in coordinating and directing nursing practice and management of care teams.
Review the guided degree pathway where you will find a detailed plan for your courses and other requirements each semester that prepare you for graduation and your transfer goals.
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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.
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:
*All BS/BAS degrees must satisfy the statewide Civic Literacy, foreign language, and general education core requirement for graduation. Please see the catalog. Please call our Advisement office at 386-754-4222 to discuss the general education requirements
Career Advancement Opportunities:
Lower Division Nursing (1000-2999) Courses: 42 Credit Hours
Prerequisites Earned in ASDN Degree: 30 Credit Hours (Should have been completed as part of ASDN Degree)
One of the following:
BSN Prerequisites: 9 Credit Hours
BSN Courses: 31 Credit Hours (sequence depending on start date)
Nursing, B.S. Total 121 Credit Hours
Course Progression – Fall Admission Full & Part-time
Course Progression – Spring Admission Full & Part-time
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