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You will be awarded an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing.
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You must complete - with a grade of "C" or above - 72 credits to be awarded the AS degree.
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There are two entry-level programs into Nursing for a Registered Nurse.
  1. Generic Nursing Program
  2. LPN-RN Transition Nursing Program. Each of these entry level paths establishes students eligible to apply with the State Board of Nursing for approval to sit for the State Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN).
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Available is the Online program considered as a Hybrid method of delivery or the Traditional Classroom method of delivery.
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The Generic program is five (5) semesters in length. It is considered a two-year curriculum (20 academic months). The LPN-RN Transition Program is five (5) semesters in length, consisting of 17 academic months.
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At the three campus locations, admission is limited to available seats in the program.  Applications time frames for the application period are posted on the Health Science Admissions web page and FAQ nursing webpage. Confirmation of a student’s acceptance into the program is confirmed within 3 weeks after the deadline for applications and review of the applicant pool is completed.
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Yes. The Student Financial Services office located on each campus can offer financial counseling to you and may be able to provide needed funds.
 

Sponsorship opportunities are also available in which a local hospital will pay your tuition and costs in return for service after graduation a job is provided at the health care institution providing the scholarship/sponsorship.
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General education courses are taught at varied times (days, evenings, weekends) at all campus locations.   All NUR theory courses are offered during the day only. NUR theory courses are scheduled for students enrolled for a specific campus program you select at North Campus, Central Campus and South Campus.  All NUR courses are to be registered for at one program location for the Nursing program. Clinical/Labs are scheduled for one to three days per week for various shift hours that would include day, evening and day through evening hours.
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Yes. As part of the clinical practicum curriculum, you will be required to attend several clinical rotations at various Broward County Health Care Agencies. The clinical agencies vary with the campus registered for the nursing program.
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The total cost of the program is estimated to be approximately $11,694 for in-state residents and $29,848 for out-of-state generic program applicants.  The LPN-RN Transition program total cost of the program is estimated to be approximately $10,312 for in-state residents and $26,509 for out-of-state applicants. Health Sciences Program Prerequisites Chart
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YES.  There is a required lab uniform for all clinical/laboratory sessions which is available for purchase at the bookstore. Prior to attending clinicals, you will be required to purchase uniforms through the College bookstores.
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Yes. To practice nursing in the State of Florida, you must have a RN license. Historically, the program has exceeded the national average with regard to pass rates on the licensing examination.  
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There is data that indicates a shortage of RN’s will be increasing in the job market.  The outlook for Registered Nurses as the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics now indicates.

Department of Labor   

Florida Central for Nursing
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YES. The ADN nursing curriculum provides some of the needed prerequisites required for admission with the AS degree and your RN License into a post-licensure baccalaureate nursing program. Please check with the university of interest for specific admission requirements
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The national median 2010 annual wage of registered nurses was $64,690 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half of the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $44,190 and the top 10 percent earned more than $95,130.
The Florida annual wages for Year 2012 nurses at entry level is $49,049, the average wage is $65,127 and the experienced nurse annual wage is $73,166.
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YES.  The Associate Degree Nursing Program offered by Broward College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (FBN).  Broward College is accredited through the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB).
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Yes. Locate information for the Health Science Continuing Education website at http://www.broward.edu/academics/ce/health/Pages/default.aspx
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No. The program does not offer any type of job placement.  Affiliation with local Health Care Systems offer sponsorship opportunities through the Broward Health Care System and the Memorial Health Care system that provide job placement for scholarship recipients in their clinical facilities.  Also the Job posting of employment opportunities at Broward College Job Board
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