Nursing (RN)

Nursing Info Sessions

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Prepare for your RN license by earning your Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Nursing from Seminole State.  Our program has one of the best NCLEX-RN licensure pass rates in the nation.  In 2020, 97.0 percent of our graduates passed on their first attempt, compared with a 68.8 percent statewide average and an 86.6 percent nationwide average.  In addition, our graduates have a 94.9 percent job-placement rate.

For the busy working professional, we also offer a part-time option for earning your associate degree in nursing. Our full-time and part-time programs seamlessly transfer into our RN-to-BSN program.

ACEN Accredited - Accreditation commission for Education in Nursing


Seminole State's A.S., Nursing degree is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and fully approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. Our RN-to-BSN program is also fully accredited by the ACEN.

Why Seminole State Nursing?

  • Affordable tuition: Seminole State offers a quality education at significantly lower costs than Florida's state universities.
  • Convenience:  Students have the option of a full-time day program or a part-time program designed for working professionals.
  • Industry-experienced faculty: Our dedicated professors are licensed healthcare professionals.
  • Seamless transition: A.S., Nursing graduates can easily transfer into our RN-to-BSN program.
  • Job placement: Seminole State's nursing program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation and boasts a near-perfect job-placement rate for its graduates.
  • Industry-driven curriculum: Our program was developed with direct input from Central Florida healthcare partners.
  • Web-enhanced courses: All nursing courses are web-enhanced and use the internet as a means of communication. Students are required to view videos, submit assignments and review important notices using the online portal.


Visit the nursing frequently asked questions webpage for additional information for all of Seminole State's nursing programs.

Nursing News

CTE Month aims to raise awareness of the role that CTE has in readying learners for college and career achievements.
Seminole State College is working hard to address the shortage of nurses, respiratory therapists and other health professionals, and maintain quality health care in Central Florida through valuable partnerships.
Seminole State’s nursing education program has been awarded $2,151,163 from Governor Ron DeSantis in recognition of the College’s high-performing nursing education program.
Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Seminole State's Sanford/Lake Mary Campus on Monday, May 16, to announce $125 million in funding for nursing education in Florida.
Several reports, including ones by the Florida Hospital Association, the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida, and the Florida Healthcare Association, show that the Sunshine State is projected to be short 59,100 nurses by 2035. Seminole State is working hard to do our part to address the nursing shortage to maintain quality healthcare here in Central Florida and the state.


Nursing Program
Nursing Department
407.404.6196 | Fax: 407.404.6207
Altamonte Springs-ALT-301A