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RN Programs in Florida

RN Programs in Florida

RN Programs in Florida

RN programs in Florida can lead to great careers in the future. The medical field always has a demand for registered nurses because of the growing populations and the problems that come along with them. As a registered nurse, an individual can work with patients on a regular basis to conduct basic medical procedures, and he or she can assist a doctor in any needs he or she may have. Becoming an RN is a wise choice for anyone who wants to help other people in the future and have financial security.

The amount of money an individual must pay for an RN program in Florida will vary by school and degree requirements. Luckily, there are always financial aid options to help an individual pay for school. Schooling for the nursing field can last up to four years for a bachelor's degree if a student attends school full time. An associate's degree can be completed in two years.

Becoming an RN by Examination in Florida

In Florida, individuals are eligible to take the RN examination if they are:

  • Registered nursing graduates of state-approved nursing programs
  • Graduates of an MSN or higher program (if they received equivalent education)
  • Individuals who have completed coursework that is equivalent to practical nurse training in a registered nursing program
  • Registered nurses from Canada who passed the Canadian Nurses Association Testing Service Examination after August 8, 1995.

To take the NCLEX examination, all applicants must register and pay the $200.00 fee.In order to become licensed by endorsement in Florida, one must have an active license in another state or jurisdiction. He or she must have worked as an RN for 2 of the past 3 years.

Additional Resources

The Best RN Schools in Florida

By offering the most complete directory of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps Florida residents find the best local RN programs, as well as the best online RN schools whose accreditation is accepted by the Florida Board of Nursing.

Why Online RN Classes?

Being a registered nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an registered nurse have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local nursing schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their RN classes online.

Online nursing programs allow each student to fit their education into his or her already busy schedule. Online students can participate in discussion forums and take exams when it's convenient for them. RN nursing students can access their virtual classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

Also, taking RN courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get an RN degree, without interfering with their current professional and personal life.

Florida RN Resources

63 RN Schools in Florida

South Florida Community College

Palm Beach Community College – Belle Glade

  • 1977 College Drive Belle Glade, FL 33430
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (561) 868-3350

Florida Atlantic University

State College of Florida

Pasco Hernando Community College

  • 11415 Ponce De Leon Boulevard Brooksville, FL 34601
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (352) 796-6726

Brevard Community College

University of Miami

Bethune – Cookman College

Daytona State College

Edison State College

Florida Gulf Coast University

Broward Community College

City College

  • 2000 W. Commercial Boulevard, Suite 200 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (954) 492-5353

Nova Southeastern University

Indian River Community College

Santa Fe College

University of Florida

Florida State College

Jacksonville University

Keiser College

University of Florida

University of North Florida

Florida Keys Community College

  • 5901 College Road Key West, FL 33040
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (305) 296-9081

Florida Gateway College

Palm Beach State College

Keiser College

Central Florida Community College

  • 3800 S. Lecanto Hwy. Lecanto, FL 34461
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (352) 746-6721

Lake Sumter Community College

  • 9501 U.S. Highway 441 Leesburg, FL 34788
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (352) 787-3747

North Florida Community College

  • 325 NW Turner Davis Dr. Madison, FL 32340
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (850) 973-2288

Chipola College

Dade Community College

Florida International University

Keiser University

Saber Inc.

  • 3990 West Flagler Street Suite 103 Miami, FL 33134
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (305) 443-9170

Pasco Hernando Community College

Northwest Florida State College

Central Florida Community College

Webster College

  • 4414 SW College Road Suite #942 Ocala, FL 34474
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (352) 861-9330

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

University of Central Florida

Valencia College

St Johns River Community College

  • 5001 St. Johns Avenue Palatka, FL 32177
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (386) 312-4200

Brevard Community College

  • 250 Community College Pkwy. Palm Bay, FL 32909
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (321) 632-1111

Gulf Coast State College

Pensacola Christian College

  • 250 Brent Lane Pensacola, FL 32523
    Programs: BSN, RN
    1(800)722-4636

Pensacola Junior College

  • 418 West Garden Street Pensacola, FL 32502
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (850) 484-1374

University of West Florida

St Petersburg College

South University

Seminole State College

Galen Health Institute of Tampa Bay

Florida A&M University

Florida State University

Keiser University

Tallahassee Community College

Hillsborough Community College

South University

University of South Florida

University of Tampa

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Polk State College

Herzing College