Nursing (B.S.N.)

General Information and Costs

Our Students

Students in the B.S.N. program are practicing RNs who desire to advance their professional career.

B.S.N. students complete a part-time program of study in four (4) semesters with 6-9 credit hours each semester.

B.S.N. courses are offered on weekday evenings (6-9 p.m.) and Saturdays during the day.

B.S.N. course delivery is blended/hybrid to enhance student access and flexibility.

B.S.N. students learn to enhance professional skills in:

  • communication and critical thinking
  • leadership and management
  • evidence based practice
  • teaching and learning

The B.S.N. program at Florida State College at Jacksonville is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, GA 30326; (404) 975-5000, fax (404) 975-5020.

Our Faculty and Staff

The B.S.N. faculty and staff are prepared to assist you with your baccalaureate education.

Dr. M. Kathleen Ebener is the Associate Dean of Nursing, B.S.N.

  • B.S.N., Illinois Wesleyan University
  • M.S.N., Andrews University
  • Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Florida

Dr. Rachel Thomas, ARNP, is a full-time B.S.N. faculty member.

  • B.S.N., Jacksonville University
  • M.S.N., University of Florida
  • Ph.D. in Nursing, University of Florida

Dr. Susan Schultz, DNP, is a full-time B.S.N. faculty member.

  • B.S.N., Marycrest College
  • M.S.N., University of Florida
  • D.N.P., University of North Florida

Ms. Julie Homeyer is the Administrative Specialist supporting the Associate Dean, B.S.N., B.S.N. faculty and B.S.N. students.

Ms. Wanda S. Montgomery is the B.S.N. Advisor III supporting B.S.N. students and applicants.

Our Graduates

Graduates of the B.S.N. program are prepared to:

  • Provide care for increasingly complex patients, families and communities
  • Design, manage and coordinate care using evidence-based practice
  • Actively participate in professional nursing issues

Estimated Program Costs

Costs are effective July 2011 and subject to change. Tuition and fees are subject to change by action of the District Board of Trustees. Current tuition and fees will be posted at the time of registration.

Application Fee
This is a non-refundable processing fee. The $25 application fee includes certain legal immigrants and visa holder. An $80 application fee is assessed to (F-1) international students.
$25.00
Official Transcript from A.D.N. program
Actual cost may vary depending on the academic institution. FSCJ students can request their academic transcripts for free.
none
Current CPR Certification
Most practicing RNs already have this documentation.
none
Current Malpractice Insurance
Actual cost may vary depending on insurance provider.
up to $100.00
Tetanus Vaccination
Vaccination must have been within the past ten years. Most practicing RNs already have this documentation.
none
Titers for Rubeola, Rubella, Varicella, Mumps and Hepatitis B
Proof of immunization is acceptable. Most practicing RNs already have this documentation.
none
Completed Physical Examination
Actual cost may vary depending on health provider and health insurance coverage.
up to $100.00
Term I*
   Tuition and fees (9 credit hours)
   Textbooks (new in bookstore)

$1,030.68
$364.15
Term II*
   Tuition and fees (9 credit hours)
   Textbooks (new in bookstore)

$1,030.68
$253.90
Term III*
   Tuition and fees (9 credit hours)
   Textbooks (new in bookstore)
   Clinical lab coat and college patch

$1,030.68
$255.89
$22.00
Term IV*
   Tuition and fees (6 credit hours)
   Textbooks (new in bookstore)

$687.12
$145.98
Total Estimated Cost $5,080.08

*Tuition and fees are stated for in-state residents. Non-residents will be charged a higher rate (learn more about tuition and fees). Textbook costs will vary depending on source.