Military Program (MECP)

Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program

  • Eligible to active duty military students
  • May receive provisional acceptance up to one year in advance
  • Four-semester, full-time Second Degree BSN program
    • Starts Summer term on UCF Orlando campus
  • Five-semester, full-time Traditional BSN program
    • Starts Fall term on UCF Orlando, Cocoa, and Daytona campus

 MECP Policies and Procedures

Obtaining the RN License to Practice—NCLEX-RN®

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is accredited nationally by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education and meets the educational eligibility criteria for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Florida. Graduates of UCF’s Traditional and Second Degree BSN programs are eligible to sit for the National Council for Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) to obtain their license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Florida.

When comparing equivalent baccalaureate programs in Florida, UCF College of Nursing has some of the highest pass rates in the state—and routinely exceeds the state and national averages of all first-time NCLEX-RN candidates. 

Due to varying requirements, UCF is unable to confirm the RN licensure requirements of other states, territories, or foreign entities. If you intend to pursue such credentialing in your state or elsewhere, we advise you to contact the applicable state credentialing authority to familiarize yourself with its specific requirements and determine if our program meets its eligibility criteria.

You are welcome to contact your respective program director with questions in this regard and we will do our best to assist you in your career planning.  

Please note: students who are enrolled in a Concurrent ASN-BSN program will take the NCLEX-RN after successfully completing the ASN portion of their program (and prior to enrolling in their final BSN courses at UCF).

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