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Registered Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

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About Us

Program Mission

The PBSC Registered Nursing (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program:

  • Seeks to prepare the registered nurse intellectually, professionally and culturally for the health care field
  • Is designed to provide the registered nurse with the necessary education that allows progression in their careers
  • Prepares students with the necessary research skills to engage in evidence -based nursing care

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Program Philosophy

The RN-BSN Faculty at PBSC believe that nursing education needs to provide opportunities for the successful integration of knowledge to enhance the ability of the nurse.

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Program Values

  • Excellence in aspiring to create and implement transformative strategies with daring ingenuity.
  • Integrity by respecting the dignity and moral wholeness of every person without conditions or limitation.
  • Ethical reflective consideration of personal, societal and professional values, principles and codes that shape nursing practice.

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Achievements & Accreditation

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Palm Beach State RN-BSN program graduates will:

  1. Exhibit an understanding of the importance of professional development as it relates to accountability, responsibility, values and ethical conduct which impact health care delivery.
  2. Evaluate nursing leadership skills within health care organizations which influence health care policies and delivery systems to improve the quality of health for diverse populations.
  3. Synthesize knowledge from the disciplines of nursing, the sciences, arts and humanities as the foundation for critical thinking to enhance patient outcomes.
  4. Explore the impact and influences of trends and issues affecting nursing roles and access to the health care delivery systems.
  5. Illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of health care delivery systems to promote cultural, spiritual and ethical quality care to individuals/communities/populations.
  6. Examine the utilization of technology and information systems in health care to facilitate decision-making and enhance collaboration in a patient-centered environment.
  7. Evaluate nursing care based on nursing theory, research and practice to promote optimal health & wellness across a variety of health care settings.


Student Achievement Outcome Data
Employment at 6 months post-graduation 100%
Graduation Rate - Fall 2016 100%
Retention Rate - Fall 2016 51.7%
Licensure Pass Rate NA



The Palm Beach State College RN-BSN program is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)   [formerly NLNAC]
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Telephone: 404-975-5000

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Request Information

Fill out the online form to get more program information.

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Attend an Information Session

February 21 & March 21
Lake Worth campus - Room CBP 101
4:00 - 5:00pm

  • Meet and speak with faculty members and academic advisors.
  • Find out more about program content, admission requirements, application process and deadlines.
  • Get tips on applying for financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
  • Ask questions and get answers!

Information sessions are free and no registration is required, simply join us!

2018 Program Start Dates

Spring 2018 Session Start Date
January 5, 2018

Application Deadline
November 15, 2017

All Supporting Documents Due
January 30, 2018

New Students Orientation
January 4, 2018

Semester Length
16 weeks

Summer (C) 2018 Session Start Date
May 14, 2018

Application Deadline
April 15, 2018

All Supporting Documents Due
May 31, 2018

New Students Orientation
May 10, 2018

Semester Length
12 weeks

Fall 2018 Session Start Date
August 23, 2018

Application Deadline
August 1, 2018

All Supporting Documents Due
September 15, 2018

New Students Orientation
August 22, 2018

Semester Length
16 weeks

2019 Program Start Dates

Spring 2019 Session Start Date
January 4, 2019

Application Deadline
November 15, 2018

All Supporting Documents Due
January 30, 2019

New Students Orientation
January 3, 2019

Semester Length
16 weeks

Summer (C) 2019 Session Start Date
May 15, 2019

Application Deadline
April 15, 2019

All Supporting Documents Due
May 30, 2019

New Students Orientation
May 13, 2019

Semester Length
12 weeks

Fall 2019 Session Start Date

Application Deadline
August 1, 2019

All Supporting Documents Due
September 16, 2019

New Students Orientation
August 21, 2019

Semester Length
16 weeks

Contact Advisors

RN-BSN Academic Advisor

Hilary Ashmen, Bachelor's Academic Advisor  |  Phone: 561-868-4113

Not an RN yet?

Consider Palm Beach State for your complete nursing education. The B.S.N. works seamlessly with the College’s Associate in Science degree in Nursing. Learn more about the A.S. degree now.

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