If you have the drive to become a nurse, our Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs near Fort Lauderdale and Tampa Bay leverage your previous academic experience—a minimum of 65 college credits required—so you can earn a nursing degree in 16 months.
The full-time programs combine a rigorous blend of online and experiential learning, giving you the wherewithal to graduate a well-prepared nurse who stands out with healthcare employers.
As a student in our CCNE-accredited nursing programs in Florida, you can expect:
You can expect to graduate from our accelerated nursing programs in Florida with the knowledge and skills necessary to sit for the NCLEX exam for registered nurse licensure. In 2016, Utica College St. Petersburg graduates had an ABSN NCLEX-RN first-time pass rate of 94%, which exceeds the national average.
You’ll also find our accredited ABSN curriculum meets the hiring requirements of today’s healthcare employers. So, not only does Utica College give you the means to quickly transition into a nursing career, it can help you join the workforce with confidence.
Our ABSN programs offer start dates in January, May and August at campus locations in St. Petersburg and Miramar, along with ample clinical education opportunities at healthcare facilities in the Tampa Bay and Miami-Fort Lauderdale areas, respectively. This makes it possible for us to enroll a higher number of qualified students than many other accelerated nursing schools in these areas. So, when you are ready to become a nurse, we are here for you.
Plus, if you are eligible for our ABSN program and agree to complete your prerequisites through Utica College, we can grant you early admission into our accelerated nursing programs in Florida, as long as you meet the specified requirements.
Contact Utica College today to take the first step toward a successful nursing career.