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Nursing Schools in Florida

Nursing Schools in Florida

The high demand for nurses in Florida has made a career in the nursing field appealing to many people.

Health Career Institute offers two campus locations and online courses for students interested in nursing schools in Florida. Take courses in Fort Lauderdale or West Palm Beach, or start your nursing education through our online course options.

The nursing school at HCI


The two-year Associate of Science degree in Nursing (an ASN) provides an entry-level credential to become a Registered Nurse. HCI’s nursing school in Florida has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.

Nursing students will gain classroom, simulated, and real-life experience that prepares them for the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX) and state licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse. Theory and technical skills will be developed so that the graduate is well-equipped to handle all the duties and responsibilities of being a nurse in a hospital or other medical facility.

The program consists of 72 credit hours of combined theory and hands-on instruction. Simulated labs and field work in the form of clinicals means that students at HCI’s nursing school in Florida receive a thorough education that qualifies them for state licensure and for working in the field as a Registered Nurse.

Graduates can work in hospitals, emergency rooms, nursing homes, home health care, corporate medical facilities, and more. A holistic approach concentrates on patient care as well as on the medical aspect of the nursing field. Providing high-quality care for patients is an important part of being an RN.

The nursing school in Florida at HCI is designed to create educational and clinical experience to qualify for entry-level employment as a Registered Nurse. Students will learn theory and gain experience in professional nursing, pharmacology, psychiatric nursing, medical-surgery nursing, and maternity and newborn nursing. Hands-on experience culminates what students learn in the classroom.

General education courses in English composition, general psychology, liberal arts mathematics, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology provide a well-rounded education for the professional nurse. Critical thinking skills play a vital role throughout one’s nursing career.

Contact us today to learn more about HCI’s nursing school in Florida!




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