The RN to BSN programs outlined below are designed for Florida licensed registered nurses who have associate’s degrees and wish to obtained bachelor’s degrees in nursing to improve their knowledge and career opportunities. Since these programs are designed for individuals who are already in the job field, many of the programs below can be completed online, except for any clinical practicums. The normal time frame for these programs is a year or a little more. However, depending on how many credits you already have and what CLEP tests you can pass, you could complete a program much more quickly. Also, you could enroll part time and take longer than a year if your schedule demands.
Adventist University offers an online RN to BSN program that can be completed in two years. You need to submit two letters of recommendation and have a GPA of at least 2.5
To be admitted to this 15 month RN to BSN program in Miami, you need to have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
Bethune Cookman University
BCU’s RN to BSN program can be completed in one year. It is an online program.
Florida Atlantic University
The RN to BSN program at FAU can be completed in 3 semesters full-time or 5 part-time. Classes are offered at the Boca Raton, Davie and Harbor Branch campuses as well as online. You need a 2.75 GPA to be admitted.
Florida International University
FIU offers a fully online program for registered nurses to get their BSN.
Florida State College at Jacksonville
This affordable RN to BSN program offers evening and weekend classes.
Florida Southern College
For current RNs to obtain their BSN at Florida Southern College in Lakeland students will need 124 total credit hours. Sixty-four can be transferred from your community college with an additional 30 upon verification of a valid Florida Registered Nurse License.
Indian River State College
IRSC in Fort Pierce offers a BSN program for individuals who are currently ADN.
Jacksonville University offers an online RN to BSN program.
Miami Dade College
To be admitted to the Miami Dade College RN to BSN program you need a GPA of at least 2.5
Northwest Florida State College
This RN to BSN program in Niceville starts all three semesters of the year and is mostly online.
Nova Southeastern University
Nova offers a 5 semester long RN to BSN program. You need a 2.6 GPA to be admitted.
St. Petersburg College
This online program offers you flexibility with where you complete your clinical practicums, however certain states are excluded.
South University offers an online RN to BSN program that can be completed in 18 months.
University of Central Florida
This program is entirely online.
University of Miami
An RN to BSN program offered by the School of Nursing & Health Studies at the University of Miami.
University of North Florida
UNF’s RN to BSN bridge program offers both an on-campus and online format from which you choose one.
University of South Florida
This fully web-based online program can be completed in 5 semesters part time or 3 semesters full time. Also, you can choose from three areas of focus:
- Leadership/Management or
- Patient/Staff Education or
- Clinical Excellence
University of Tampa
This RN to BSN program requires 57 credit hours in nursing and 67 credit hours in general education. To be admitted you need a cumulative GPA of 2.75
University of West of Florida
UWF’s RN to BSN program is an online program.