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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who can apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program?

This program is designed for the Registered Nurse (RN) and Broward College Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) Graduate, who wants to obtain a bachelor’s degree. The RN must have a license to practice nursing in the state of Florida, and Broward College ADN Graduate must have a license to practice within 90 days of graduation. The have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA in order to apply to the RN-BSN program. RN Diploma and non-regionally accredited program graduates holding a Florida registered nurse license must obtain an associate of science degree before making application to the RN-BSN Program. This one hundred twenty (123) credit hour program incorporates the AA and AS lower division coursework as the foundation of the baccalaureate program. If you are not a nurse and wish to pursue this career choice, you can apply to the Associate in Science Nursing Program housed at Broward College’s Health Science Building.

When is the deadline for applications?
Spring term - Application deadline April 18, 2020
Summer term - Application deadline July 17, 2020
Fall term - Application deadline
November 13, 2020
When will admission letters be mailed?
Recomendation letters will be emailed upon receipt of approvals by the BSN Admission's committee.
How long is the program?
The core nursing curriculum length is approximately 4 semesters (12 months) for full time students and 16-18 months for part time. ​
Is this a full-time or part-time program?
We offer both. Speak with your advisor for more information.
How much will the current program cost and can I get financial aid for this program?
College tuition cost per credit hour is $91.79 in-state and $476.51 out-of-state (this does not include other college fees).
These rates are subject to change before the program starts. Please refer to the College’s website for the most current rates: http://www.broward.edu/tuition/Pages/default.aspx
Can I work full-time while I am enrolled in this program?
​Yes, the RN-BSN Program was designed specifically for the working RN. We also offer student advising before beginning the program to further discuss work schedules and attending school full-time.
Many of our current BSN students have family responsibilities and most work full or part-time while in the program.  Some students may need to make adjustments to their schedule during the practicum courses. We also offer a part-time and fully online track for students who are unable to attend our face-to-face full-time program.
Can I get financial aid for this program?
​Yes, Broward College programs are affordable and the costs are considerably lower than University costs. There are many options available through the student financial aid office for those who qualify. For more information, go to: http://www.broward.edu/financialaid

Is student advisement available?

Yes, the RN-BSN program has a student advisor that is specifically designated for this program. The program requires three mandatory advisement meetings. These take place before you start the program, half way through the program, and before graduation.

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