• “SPC is truly my alma mater. The program is well structured, challenging at times, but very informative, educational and interesting. The online program gave me an opportunity to complete my studies on my own time, which was tremendously helpful in combining work and education.”
    Maryana Pavlyshyn-Dady, graduate of the A.S. and B.S. nursing programs

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  • As technology advances and aging baby boomers require more health services, the future for registered nurses is bright. SPC’s Nursing programs help meet the demands of the changing health care industry.

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    Nursing Degrees

    Our bachelor's degree in nursing can help you move up in your nursing career. Our associate in science degree gets you started.

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    The mission of SPC's College of Nursing is to maximize opportunities for student learning and success to provide care for a diverse society by:

    • Integrating challenging educational opportunities
    • Utilizing innovative teaching and learning technologies
    • Promoting a culture of inquiry and lifelong learning.
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  • BSN Orientation Session to Promote Student Success

    On January 6, 2015, over 80 new students admitted to the RN-BSN Nursing Program attended orientation. Each fall and spring semester, the BSN nursing faculty plan an orientation day for all of their new admissions, online and blended learners. Read more.

    BSN Leadership Luncheon – Recognizing Graduating students, Leadership preceptors, and our Community partnerships

    At the completion of Spring and Fall terms, the SPC Nursing program recognizes our graduating BSN students and the contributions of our preceptors in the Leadership practicum course. Preceptors share their time and expertise with our students to foster their growth as future nursing leaders. Read more.

    “Show Me Your Stethoscope”

    It all started at the Miss America pageant. Miss Colorado, Kelley Johnson, is a nurse. She showcased her talent dressed in scrubs, telling a story about an Alzheimer’s patient for whom she was caring. Read more.

    International partnership with the Universidad El Bosque

    This month, the St. Petersburg College Health Education Center hosted a reception for Dr. Rita Cecilia Plata de Silva from the Universidad El Bosque in Bogota, Colombia, as part of an initiative to develop an international partnership between the SPC College of Nursing and the Universidad  El Bosque nursing program. Last month, Dr. Read more.

    Nursing program offers flexibility for career advancement

    Nursing program graduate, Alex Kanaan, elevated his career through St. Petersburg College’s program flexibility and his employer. As a current nursing professional, Kanaan was able to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with ease. The college of nursing supports current and future healthcare professionals with the opportunity for advancement through their transitional programs. Read more.