Associate Degree In Nursing (ADN) North Florida Community College has a provisional endorsement from the Florida State Board of Nursing to award the Associate in Science Degree for Registered Nursing (RN).
This two-year program is designed to prepare the graduate to take the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion and licensure by the Florida State Board of Nursing, the graduates are eligible to practice as registered nurses in the state of Florida.
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program at NFCC allows a choice of two tracks for completion. Students who are not LPN s (Licensed Practical Nurses) will apply to enter the general track which is 72 credit hours. Students who are currently licensed as LPN s in the State of Florida may apply to enter the six semesters (2 years) track or the LPN-Bridge track which is a five semester (62 credit hours) program.
About The School
North Florida Community College is a public community college founded in 1957 with classes resuming the following year in Madison, Florida, United States.
It is part of the Florida College System that serves six rural counties in North Florida: Madison, Hamilton, Lafayette, Jefferson, Suwannee, and Taylor. It amalgamated with the historically black Suwannee River Junior College in 1966.
The current name was adopted in 1995, and registered nurse program began in 2007. The Public Safety Academy provides correctional officer, EMT, firefighter, EMT, paramedic and law enforcement training.
The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredited North Florida Community College to award associate in applied science degree, arts degree, associate in science degree, as well as career and technical certificates.
The estimated cost is $12,572
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Completion of minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee acceptance into either track. The ADN Program is a limited access program. Once all minimum requirements are met, the student may obtain an application for the ADN Program from the Registered Nursing Program office. Admission to the ADN Program is on a selective admission basis
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Complete and submit to the college admissions office an NFCC application for admission and pay the $20.00 non-refundable fee. Submit high school transcripts and transcripts from previously or currently enrolled colleges to the Registrar. If previously or currently enrolled at NFCC, be in good academic standing. A course in basic computer skills is not required for entering the ADN Program. However, it will be assumed that the applicant has basic computer skills and will be able to demonstrate such ability during the program of study. Completion of placement test and all college preparatory work. The ADN Program applicant must meet the minimum requirements for college ready reading skills per one of the following:
- A) Standard (scaled) score of 83 on the reading subsection of the Florida College Entry Level Placement Test (CPT)
- B) Score of 440 on the reading section of the Scholastic Aptitude Testing (SAT)
- C) Score of 18 on the reading section of the ACT Completion of the following pre-requisite courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better:
- A) ENC1101
- B) BSC 2085 (The student must have successfully completed BIO 1010 prior to enrollment in BSC 2085)
- C) BSC 2086
- D) DEP 2004
- E) MAC 1105 NOTE: BSC 2085, BSC 2086 and MCB 2010 must have been completed within the last (5) five years of enrollment into the ADN Program.
- If it has been more that 5 years but less than 8 years since enrollment in BSC 2085 and BSC 2086, the student may still meet requirements through enrollment and completion of BCS 2084 with a grade of B or better.
- If it has been more than 5 years, but less than 8 years, since enrollment in MCB 2010 the student may still meet requirement for MCB 2010 by completing a refresher course at NFCC with a B or better or complete equivalent MCB course online or at another College or University.
- No more than (2) two failures on any pre-requisite science or math course or a combination of courses.
- If the failures were (8) eight or more years ago, the nursing admission committee may still consider the student s application for admission. If the failures have been within the last (8) eight years, the student is ineligible for the ADN Program. Regardless of the student s cumulative GPA a D in any pre-requisite course is not acceptable for admission into the program. Approximately 4 months prior to the student s anticipated admission into the ADN Program, make arrangements through the Testing Center at NFCC to take the HESI Admission Test.
- A minimum score of 75 must be obtained in order to apply for acceptance into the ADN Program. Information regarding the HESI admission test can be obtained from the Testing Center (after August 1 of the year prior to your anticipated enrollment). Meeting with program director and mandatory attendance at an orientation session to establish nursing file and answer questions. Dates and times will be made available to all applicants.
Address: 325 Turner Davis Dr, Madison, FL 32340, USA
Phone: +1 850-973-2288