Nursing B.S. Degree prepares you for in demand jobs

An increasingly complex health care system requires better educated nurses. Getting your Nursing B.S. Degree from SPC gives you a solid foundation for advancing your career and improving your skills. Many employers prefer hiring nurses who are skilled in critical thinking, quality improvement, systems management and team leadership. If you're already an R.N., you can take our flexible program online.

Need for nurses with Nursing B.S. Degree

Nurses with their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are in high demand. The Institute of Medicine calls for BSNs to make up 80% of the nursing workforce by 2020. At SPC, you can take our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program completely online. Our eight-week classes focus on leadership, management, theory, research and community and public health. You complete your clinical practicums where you choose.

Features of the BSN

  • Builds on your current R.N. credential, education and experience
  • Fits your schedule
  • Takes four semesters to complete attending full time
  • Opportunity to take courses one at a time or up to four courses each semester in fall and spring
  • Option to take your classes online or in the classroom
  • Ability to complete your practicum hours at approved agencies in your community
  • Focuses on leadership, management, theory, research and community and public health
  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. St. Petersburg College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award selected bachelor's degrees in science and bachelor's degrees in applied science; associate degrees in arts, associate degrees in science, and associate degrees in applied science; as well as certificates and applied technology diplomas. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of St. Petersburg College.

Important information

Accreditation

The baccalaureate program at St. Petersburg College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

St. Petersburg College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award selected bachelor's degrees in science and bachelor's degrees in applied science; associate degrees in arts, associate degrees in science, and associate degrees in applied science; as well as certificates and applied technology diplomas.

Nursing B.S. Degree Curriculum

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