A Career in Nursing

Nurses are invaluable members of any health care team. As mediators between doctors and patients, nurses are often the ones who help patients better understand their health and treatment options, in addition to providing emotional support during distressing times.

About the Associate Degree in Nursing Program
The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing is designed to prepare an individual for a career as a registered nurse. The program's mission is to prepare competent, compassionate, and culturally sensitive entry-level nursing graduates whose professional practice encompasses legal and ethical decision-making in the promotion of health in the community.

The student who meets all educational and institutional requirements for an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Broward College is eligible to have their name submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). The Florida Board of Nursing is the state agency authorized to determine if the applicant qualifies to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure as a registered nurse. For licensure requirements, refer to sections 464.008 and 464.009, Florida Statutes (F.S.), Rules 64B9-3.002 and 3.008, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).

Student Achievement Data
NCLEX Pass Rates: 96.44%; Source: FBON, NCSBN Report 2019
Job Placement: 97%; Source: FETPIP Report 2018

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INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

The SACS-COC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. The Commission's mission is the enhancement of educational quality throughout the region and it strives to improve the effectiveness of institutions by ensuring that institutions meet standards established by the higher education community that address the needs of society and students.

Additional Program Accreditation

The Associate of Science, nursing program at Broward College at the Central Campus, located in Davie, Florida is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate of Science, nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

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North Campus
Building 46 | Room 252
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Central Campus
Building 8
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL 33314

healthscience@broward.edu

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