Nursing R.N. (Bridge Option for Paramedics and Licensed Practical Nurses

Associate in Science

Nursing RN

Transition to professional nursing, adult health and mental health

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Nursing (R.N.) (Bridge Option for Paramedics and Licensed Practical Nurse) degree program combines general education and professional courses including lecture, laboratory and clinical education components. Graduates of the program are prepared to function as entry-level practitioners and are qualified to take the NCLEX to become licensed as a registered nurse (RN). Admission to the program is limited and is based on academic performance and other criteria. This track is limited to employed paramedics and practical nurses with a current Florida license who have the equivalent of at least six months of work experience in the last two years as a paramedic or LPN.

Student Outcomes
2018-19  A.S. in Nursing Program Outcomes:
Completion/Graduation Rates: 91.3%

Employer Rate after Graduation: 98.7%

NCLEX-RN Passage Rates: 87.71%


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA, 30326
(404) 975-5000

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Program Information

Program Code:  2335

72 Credits

 Accelerated Program.
12 months to complete.

Start Term

Available Summer 2019


Feb 15

Financial Information

Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Program Fact Sheet  

Academic Degree Plan  

Associate in Science in Nursing Bridge Option Summer 2019 Application  

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 766-6690

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule