The graduate will receive the Associate in Science Degree in Nursing and be prepared to pass the Florida State Board Examination to assume the role of the entry-level registered nurse. The associate degree nurse will use the nursing process to assist clients with actual or potential commonly recurring health problems. The graduate will function as a member of the healthcare team and assist clients to meet their bio-psychosocial and spiritual needs. The graduate will be prepared to practice in entry-level registered nurse positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
The following dates represent the application deadlines for Seminole State's nursing programs. Prospective students must submit their completed nursing application and meet all Seminole State general admission requirements by the posted deadline to be considered for admission.
|Program Type||Program Start Date||Application Submission Dates|
|Generic RN and Concurrent (Spring)||January 2018||Aug 28 - Sep 1, 2017|
|Generic RN and Concurrent (Summer)||May 2018||January 8 - 12, 2018|
|Generic RN and Concurrent (Fall)||August 2018||May 4-10, 2018|
Students who have previously attended a Nursing program at another college/university must have earned a grade of "C" or better in all nursing coursework and submit a letter of good academic standing from the Dean of Nursing to be considered for admission.
For additional information, please review the program information packets and the Frequently Asked Questions site.
All students entering a healthcare program with a clinical component are required to complete a criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening upon provisional acceptance to the program. Students must be free of offenses that could potentially disqualify them from working in a healthcare environment (Florida Statute 400.211). Admission into clinicals is at the discretion of the clinical agencies.
All of the 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. Students should visit the Seminole State eLearning website for minimum computer requirements and a tutorial on Canvas, Seminole State's learning management system.