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Nursing Program

Named No. 1 Nursing program in Florida for Citrus Campus by

Nursing education provides unlimited opportunity for careers in health care. College of Central Florida’s Nursing program utilizes state-of-the-art training equipment and the latest health care methodologies to ensure graduates are well prepared to enter the workforce as top-notch nurses.

All nursing programs are limited access. Attendance at an Information Session will assist students in the application process and is required before submitting your application to any of CF’s nursing programs.

The nursing office highly recommends reading “Preparing to Enter a Nursing Program” so that students are aware of the rigor of successfully completing any nursing program.

Find out more about the Nursing program application process, program requirements and more by attending a virtual information session. Attendance at an information session is mandatory before applying to CF’s Nursing program.
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Nursing Scholarship Opportunity

The College of Central Florida Foundation and the Citrus County Hospital Board have partnered to establish what is now an $11.7 million endowment to be used in support of nursing education for Citrus County students. Beginning August 2024, Citrus County residents who have been officially admitted into the Associate Degree Nursing program at CF will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of in-state tuition and lab fees throughout the program.

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The associate degree nursing program and the baccalaureate program at the College of Central Florida at the Ocala campus located in Ocala, Florida and the Citrus campus located in Lecanto, Florida is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program and the baccalaureate program is continuing accreditation.

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