AECP Program


The application process has closed for this year.  It will reopen in April 2017.

Application Packet



UWF's 2015 NCLEX score is 93.58%.

Credit hour requirements prior to admission to UWF Nursing Program are a minimum of 62 hours.

Completion of two years High School foreign language or two semesters of the same language at the college level prior to admission to UWF Nursing Program.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all common course prerequisites and nursing courses. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for consideration for acceptance into the upper division nursing courses.

Completion of the TEAS exam with a score of 75% or higher.

Completion of all statewide common course prerequisites with grade of "C" or better by the end of Spring 2016 for admission to upper division nursing program for the Fall of 2017 start date.

Upper division nursing core courses, Students must earn a grade of "C" or better to progress:

 Semester I

  • Health Assessment
  • Patient Centered Care I
  • Patient Centered Care I Lab/Clinical
  • Pharmacology
  • Professional Concepts

 Semester II

  • Achieving Professionalism I
  • Patient Centered Care II
  • Patient Centered Care II Lab/Clinical
  • Mental Health Nursing Care
  • Mental Health Nursing Care Lab/Clinical
  • Health Care Informatics

Semester III

  • Achieving Professionalism II
  • Patient Centered Care III
  • Patient Centered Care III Lab/Clinical
  • Patient Care of Families
  • Patient Care of Families Lab/Clinical
  • Evidence-Based Practice Research Essentials

Semester IV

  • Nurse as Care Leader/Manager
  • Care of the Community
  • Care of the Community Lab/Clinical
  • Patient Centered Care IV
  • Patient Centered Care IV Clinical Practicum

Additional consideration may be given in the selection process if the applicant has completed any or all of the following recommended, elective courses by Spring of 2016:

  • Pathophysiology (HSC 3555)
  • Medical Terminology (HSC 3535)
  • Both Psychology (PSY 2012) and Sociology (SYG 2000)