Utica College’s Accelerated BSN Program in Florida

If you have the drive to become a nurse, our accelerated BSN program in Tampa Bay leverages your previous academic experience—a minimum of 65 college credits required—so you can earn a BSN in 16 months.

The full-time program combines a rigorous blend of online coursework and hands-on learning, giving you the wherewithal to graduate a well-prepared nurse who stands out with healthcare employers.

As a student of our CCNE-accredited nursing program in Florida, you can anticipate:

  • A nonprofit college that always puts the needs of students first.
  • Hands-on skills practice during nursing simulation labs and clinical rotations within BayCare.
  • Top-notch faculty who provide guidance and support throughout the program.

Great Expectations

You can expect to graduate from our Accelerated BSN program in Florida with the knowledge and skills required to pass the NCLEX-RN for nurse licensure. In fact, 94% of our 2015 ABSN graduates passed the NCLEX-RN on the first try, which is above the national average.

You’ll also find our accredited ABSN curriculum meets the hiring requirements of today’s healthcare employers. So, not only does our program give you the means to quickly enter the job market, you will join the workforce a confident nurse who knows how to provide safe, competent, and ethical care.

Get Started ASAP

Our healthcare ties with BayCare and three program start dates per year allow us to enroll more qualified students in our program than other local nursing schools.

Students who meet the program’s eligibility requirements also stand to benefit from our early admissions prerequisite program (PREP).

When you agree to complete your prerequisites through Utica College, we grant you provisional admission into the ABSN program, with the caveat you must complete each prerequisite course with a “C” grade or higher.

Take the first step toward a successful nursing career, contact Utica College today.

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