Practical Nursing

Career Certificate


Prescription for success

About Practical Nursing (C.C.)

What does it take to be a health care provider? Among other things, it takes compassion, patience, knowledge and skills. FSCJ offers comprehensive training on campus by medical professionals with hands-on clinical experience in a variety of hospitals and medical centers throughout the area.

From hospitals and physicians’ offices to nursing homes and home care, the Practical Nursing Career Certificate (C.C.) will provide you with many career options. You’ll learn basic nursing and clinical skills as well as medical terminology, computer literacy and medication administration. In addition, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure examination to become a licensed practical nurse.

Program approved by Florida Board of Nursing.

Click here for additional admissions information.

Program Requirements

Outcomes and Career Outlook

Student Outcomes

2020-2021 Practical Nursing Program Outcomes

Completion/Graduation Rates: 93.8%

NCLEX-PN Passage Rates: 2021-79.07% | YTD 2022- 95%

If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers.

Resources and Documents

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Fact Sheet


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Program Information

Limited Access 

Program Code:  5657

Academic Roadmaps

Next Start Term

Fall, Spring, Summer


May 15, Feb. 15, Sept. 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $3,942*
 Financial aid is available, if qualified
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Payment Plans

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 766-6581

*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

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