Associate in Science

Nursing – Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate Degree Nurse Bridge, A.S.


Nursing is a rewarding career for individuals dedicated to helping others. The LPN to ADN Bridge Nursing program is designed to assist the motivated Florida-licensed LPN with the transition into the role of the registered nurse. The bridge program is three semesters (one calendar year). Full-time classes begin in May.

This is a limited access program, with additional requirements beyond the general CF admissions process. Qualified applications are accepted during a specified period.

Career outlooks for nursing are excellent, with the approximate average starting salary for someone with an Associate in Science degree in Nursing ranging from $31,000 to $47,000.

The associate degree nursing program at the College of Central Florida at the Ocala campus located in Ocala, 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 is continuing accreditation.

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CF is ranked in the top 1% for affordability across the United States, with low tuition rates and more than $1 million in scholarships awarded every year. More than 87% of students receive financial aid.

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$112.92 per credit hour*