• “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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  • 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.

    SPC’s College of Nursing is crossing borders to South America

    In September, Dr. Susan Baker of the St. Petersburg College of Nursing and BSN faculty member Dr. Dorothy Nulty visited the Universidad El Bosque in Bogota, Colombia. The intent of their visit was to meet with Dr. Read more.

    Nursing students at SPC partner with the Bay Pines VA

    St. Petersburg College of Nursing has partnered with community leader Bay Pines Veteran Affairs Healthcare Systems. This partnership strengthens nursing students hands-on skills in the medical field. Nursing students are prepared through the clinical rotations at the Bay Pines facility to meet the demand for passionate nurses. Watch this story. Read more.

    BSN Student Impacts Community

    Kelley Huelle is the recipient of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Outstanding Student Project for the graduating class of Summer, 2015. In the BSN program, students are provided the opportunity to become acquainted with the nurse’s role in the community through our Community Nursing course. Read more.