Nurses with BSN degrees are in high demand, better prepared to manage the increasing complexity of 21st century healthcare, and better positioned for advancement in clinical and leadership roles.

Earn Your BSN Degree at UCF

UCF educates the most newly licensed registered nurses (RNs) in the State University System of Florida. Whether you’re attending college for the first time, switching careers to nursing, or already practicing as an RN seeking to advance your career, UCF offers a BSN program for you. Click on the links below to learn more.


Why UCF College of Nursing

  • Accredited bachelor’s degree in nursing programs.
  • Degree options from on campus in three Central Florida locations, online BSN for RNs, accelerated Second Degree program, and concurrent ASN to BSN programs.
  • Educational excellence with recent graduates earning a 92% NCLEX-RN first-time pass rate – consistently exceeding state and national averages.
  • Hands-on learning in an internationally recognized healthcare simulation center.
  • 100+ scholarships are awarded to BSN and graduate nursing students annually.
  • Opportunities to get involved, including our award-winning Student Nurses’ Association chapter, the UCF Honors Thesis Program, and more.
  • Welcoming environment for all. UCF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Learn more here.


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BSN Program Objectives

The BSN graduate will be able to:

  • Integrate concepts from liberal education with nursing curriculum to enhance critical thinking and implementation of quality care.
  • Integrate principles of leadership and management through intra- and inter- disciplinary collaborations to address client needs and outcomes.
  • Foster scholarship in nursing practice through identification of emerging health care problems, appraising current evidence, and its potential for application to improve outcomes.
  • Demonstrate effective professional communication as part of an interdisciplinary team, collaborating to provide for optimal health outcomes.
  • Analyze the health care policy process for the improvement of health care for all.
  • Demonstrate competence in the management of information and the application of technology to deliver quality care.
  • Develop health promotion and disease prevention interventions at the individual and population level to improve health.
  • Actualize professional values such as altruism, autonomy, integrity, social justice, and respect for human dignity.
  • Provide the highest quality of nursing care across the lifespan and continuum of healthcare environments.

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There’s a graduate program available for you. Licensed RNs who have completed an AS in Nursing or diploma nursing program and have earned a non-nursing bachelor’s degree may apply to an MSN or DNP program with prerequisite courses.