Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Orlando, Florida

Earn your BSN degree in Orlando, Florida – in 3 years or less

Take your career to the next level with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. A BSN is increasingly becoming the educational standard for registered nurses. Herzing University’s BSN program in Orlando is built for nursing students of all kinds:

  • New nursing students with no collegiate degree
  • New nursing students with a degree in a prior field looking for a second career in nursing
  • Registered nurses looking to earn their BSN

Earn your BSN degree at Herzing University and you may accelerate into graduate nursing programs and onto advanced practice, management or nursing faculty positions.

Orlando BSN program highlights

  • No wait list
  • CCNE-accredited (details)
  • Complete the program in 3 years or less (depending on transfer credit or prior learning)
  • High-fidelity simulation to enhance learning opportunities
  • Academic resources and support to help you succeed
  • Learn from credentialed faculty with real-world hospital and patient care experience

Our purpose is to empower you to succeed in your career and continue to get better at what you do. The Herzing Orlando campus program fully prepares you to grow into a successful nursing professional.

Classes start January 6.
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Jasmin Hernandez Earns her BSN Degree

Jasmin Hernandez is a first-generation college student who's on her way to graduate with her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. She knows her parents are going to be so happy to see her walk down that stage with her nursing degree.

Jasmin Hernandez Earns Her Nursing Degree

Why Herzing

Career pathways to becoming a BSN-prepared RN

Herzing University is your partner throughout your nursing career, from your very first class to graduating with your master’s degree in nursing (should you choose to pursue it!).

The Orlando BSN degree program offers three options depending on where you are now:

I am new to nursing

Our traditional pre-licensure program is built for new nursing students with no current degree. The pre-licensure program takes 3 years or less depending on prior transfer credit.

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I am an RN

The RN to BSN completion option is for students who have earned an associate or diploma in nursing and are an active, licensed RN. Complete the program on campus in Orlando, FL or online.

Online RN to BSN Program

I have a BS degree in another field

We offer an accelerated option for students who already have a bachelor's degree in another field. Learn more about our accelerated BSN nursing program in Orlando, Florida.

Accelerated BSN Option

Options for veterans, LPNs/LVNs and students with other healthcare licensure

You may be able to receive credits for prior learning so you can accelerate your education and earn your bachelor’s degree in nursing faster through our Orlando, Florida Bridge to Bachelor in Nursing program. The bridge to BSN program is designed for:

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses (LPN/LVN)
  • Graduates of the Army Practical Nurse Program (68W-M6)
  • Paramedics
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Cardiovascular Technicians

Earn dual credit towards an MSN degree

Qualifying students may be eligible to complete up to four graduate-level courses as part of their BSN or RN-BSN program plan at Herzing University. We offer three specialty tracks in our MSN program:

Curriculum

The Orlando BSN program curriculum is a concept-based learning model focused on helping you pass the NCLEX exam after graduation. Our program is designed to help you succeed in your new career.

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Classes

You’ll take one class at a time, each lasting 8 weeks. Learning is highly practical, with a conceptual introduction in a lecture and reinforcement in select simulation labs for real-time practice.

Clinicals

Typically, students will spend 2 days in the classroom and 1 day in a clinical or lab. Clinical sites include acute care clinics, long-term care, community-based facilities and major healthcare providers in Orlando.

Job prospects

With 180 hours required at a clinical site for your practicum, consider your clinicals one long job interview. Many Herzing students graduate and receive job offers from their clinical site given their experience on site.

Laying the foundation for ongoing growth

Conceptual instruction combined organically with clinical experience in many healthcare settings provides a broad, holistic understanding of what it means to be a professional nurse. A solid framework is built that you may continually build from as a practicing registered nurse.

Herzing University’s BSN pre-licensure plan is accredited by the Florida Board of Nursing and prepares students to sit for the NCLEX-RN to earn RN licensure upon completion.

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BSN Degree Requirements Orlando Florida

Requirements

Prerequisites for the Herzing University 3-year BSN degree program in Orlando include:

  • CA high school or college grade point average (GPA) of *2.5 or higher.
  • TAchieve at least a composite score of 58 on the most current version of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS); TEAS score must be from within two years of anticipated date of matriculation

*NOTE: If an applicant has completed less than 12 semester credit hours (SCH) or equivalent quarter hours of college courses, the high school GPA is used in the calculation. If an applicant has completed 12 semester credit hours or more of college courses, the college GPA is used in the calculation. An applicant that has a GED and less than 12 semester credit hours of college credits is considered to meet the GPA requirement.

Careers

Your career as a registered nurse

Ranked #15 Best Health Care Jobs of 2018 according to U.S. News & World Report

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) with a bachelor’s degree opens many doors to advance your nursing career. There are all sorts of different types of nurses and you will have greater opportunity to pursue the nursing specialty of your choice.

How much do BSN-prepared RN’s in Florida make?

The average salary for a registered nurse in Florida as of 2018 is $66,210 per year ($31.83 per hour), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nurses with a BSN can have a better chance of earning a higher salary on average given their further education. Learn more about how much a BSN makes on average.

RN job outlook

Due to demographic changes in coming years, the demand for registered nurses is projected to increase. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15% increase in employment from 2016 to 2026, meaning you have the chance to join a rapidly growing healthcare industry and position yourself for many job opportunities after graduation.



Career as a BSN Prepared RN in Orlando Florida

Tuition

Cost of tuition for the Orlando BSN degree program

With Herzing University in Orlando, you are never alone. An affordable, career-focused education is within your grasp. It’s our goal to make college as affordable as possible for everyone. Financial aid options include:

  • Loans. Student & secured loans offer a way to pay all or part of your tuition.
  • Scholarships. View the different scholarships we award to eligible students.
  • Clinical partner grants. We partner with clinical facilities all over the United States.

You can find a tuition estimate for the Herzing University BSN program by using our tuition wizard.

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Disclosures

* The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Herzing University Orlando is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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Visit Us

Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN Degree Program Orlando Florida

Come visit our Orlando campus for a personalized look at our BSN program to get a feel for the school and our learning environment. We are located on the northeast side of Orlando just off Semoran Boulevard.

Orlando Campus

1865 SR 4360
Winter Park, Florida 32792

 (407) 641-5227

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