Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

A traditional bachelor's degree in Nursing. The curriculum in the Nursing program prepares students to become clinical generalists who are leaders, managers, and life-long learners who integrate research findings into their nursing practice. The graduate is prepared to plan health care for individuals, families, and groups.

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Program Description

This is a limited access program and acceptance to the University does not constitute admission to the upper division Nursing Program. A separate application must be made to the department.

Students must have completed the common prerequisites for nursing and either:

  • Completed the General Studies requirements at the University of West Florida.
  • Earned an Associate of Arts degree from a Florida public institution.
    or Earned the equivalent from another college or university.

A minimum grade of "C" is required in all major and major related courses.

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Program Contact

Genia Taylor
(850) 473-7757


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Program Application

The Nursing Department admits 50 students once a year for the Bachelor of Nursing 4-year degree.

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The baccalaureate, and master's programs at The University of West Florida is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.