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Join the Elite Field of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Join The Best! Get your Bachelor’s in Nursing at Hodges U.

Are you aware that many hospitals are looking for RNs with a BSN? With your Bachelor’s in Nursing from Hodges U, you’ll stay ahead of the competition. Our BSN program has been developed in partnership with local Southwest Florida hospitals. That means you’ll have the skills you need to succeed starting day one.

As a nurse, you can enjoy a rewarding career helping others and it pays well too. Many nurses love the flexible schedule, allowing them to work and raise their family. A critical part of the healthcare team, you will balance medical needs of the patient with recommended treatments to provide top-notch care. In some cases, this care can literally save lives.

Now is a great time to become a nurse! The field of nursing is growing significantly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Registered Nurses job outlook is anticipated to grow 15% in the next decade and pays a median income of approximately $70,000!

The Hodges University Nursing Program is ACEN Accredited

Bachelors in Nursing (BSN)

Why You Should Get Your BSN

  • Gain an understanding of how to clearly communicate in a fast-paced environment with physicians, patients, and their families. 
  • Put your nurturing nature to work by developing trust with patients and their families.
  • Compassion and determination make you an advocate for your patients.
  • Understand how critical it is to portray a calm demeanor so that the healthcare team can assess and deliver patient care.
  • Hospitals are starting to request RNs obtain their BSN.

Why Choose Hodges?

  • Receive interactive learning in our advanced nursing simulation lab.
  • Limited-enrollment nursing program taught by top nurses in the field.
  • Accelerated BSN program, on-campus with classes offered nights and weekends.
  • Finish your degree faster. We pin our nurses in four sixteen-week semesters instead of five.
  • Attend a BSN Informational Session to learn about our nursing program.

How do I Enroll in the BSN Program?

Students must first complete several prerequisite courses before applying to the BSN Program. These courses may be completed individually or as part of an AA degree with a focus in Nursing (See Pre-Nursing Below). Please note that completion of the Pre-Nursing program makes you an excellent candidate for the BSN program, but does not guarantee you acceptance. For detailed Program information, click here to review the BSN Program Fact Sheet. The next step is application to Hodges University. Click the button “First, Apply to Hodges University”. The final step requires application to the BSN Program. Admission to the Program is based on academic performance, TEAS score, and satisfactory completion of other requirements. Click “Then, Apply to the BSN Program” to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.

Hottest Jobs in the Nursing Field:

  • Hospital/Physician Office Nurse
  • Traveling Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Midwifery
  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse
  • Legal Consulting
  • Med/Surg Nurse

*Hottest Nursing Jobs require various levels of nursing education and do not guarantee any particular type of employment. Please consult your local Nursing Board for more information.

Hodges University BSN Nursing Graduates lighting the candle.

Make an impact with a rewarding career as a Registered Nurse.

This is a limited-enrollment program, so Apply Today!

Attend Our BSN Informational Session

13 Nov, 2019

Learn More!

Associate in Pre-Nursing

Get Ready for Our BSN Program

  • Complete your core curriculum before your begin the BSN program.
  • Provides a basis for the advanced Nursing program.
  • Learn the basic skills you need to succeed as a nurse.
  • Begin studying in our lab environment.
  • Seamlessly transition to the BSN program.
  • On-Campus program with some courses available online or blended.
  • Complete 30 credits of the AA in Pre-Nursing to apply for the BSN program.

Career Outlook

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code: 51.3801

Accreditation

Nursing Accreditation Details

The Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Hodges University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

Concerns, grievances, questions, or complaints? Please submit to Hodges University by emailing us for assistance at jpalumbo@hodges.edu.

BSN female graduate from Hodges University

Nursing Admission Requirements

Hodges University BSN Admissions Process and Requirements

We are excited that you are interested in pursuing Hodges University’s BSN program!

Our nursing cohort is an elite, full-time, four-semester accelerated and pre-licensure program for those determined to become a nurse in the most expedient manner possible. Please get your application in early, admissions for the nursing program is exclusive and competitive.

  • You must be admitted to Hodges University in order to submit a secondary application to the BSN Program
  • A 2.75 GPA of all prerequisite course is required for the BSN Program
  • Grades of C or higher in all prerequisite course are required.
  • Applicants must complete Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II with Labs prior to submitting a secondary application.
  • A competitive score on the Test of Essential Academic Success (TEAS) Exam. The TEAS Exam can be taken at any location and can only be taken twice in a calendar with 30 days in between attempts. Registering for the TEAS Exam must be completed at ATItesting.com.
  • Applicants must take all sections of the ATI TEAS and provide scores for all four sections by submitting the form titled, “Individual Performance Profile”, with scores calculated for BSN program applicants. Official scores are to be sent to Maria Vacca at mvacca@hodges.edu

BSN Admissions Procedures

Applications are now open for the January 2020 cohort.

Step 1:  Complete a Hodges University Application

Step 2: Complete the BSN Application

Step 3: Step 3: Submit your official transcripts by mail to 2647 Professional Circle, Naples, FL 34119 or submit online.

Step 4: Submit official TEAS scores to Maria Vacca: mvacca@hodges.edu

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited on campus for an interview in October 2019.

You do not need to complete the BSN application for the AS in Pre-Nursing program. 

Need More Information?

You may also contact us to speak to an admissions coordinator who will guide you through the application and admissions process. To talk with an admissions advisor call us at 1-833-510-1915 (Naples) or 1-833-793-0190 (Fort Myers), use our contact form, email admit@hodges.edu or schedule a one-on-one visit to tour one of our campuses.

Your Admissions Coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the applications, obtain necessary transcripts, and schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the Financial Aid process with a Financial Aid Advisor and refer you to your Student Success Representative to develop your class schedule.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019
Decisions regarding acceptance will be made approximately six weeks after the application deadline.

Hodges University BSN 2019 graduation cap centerpiece from nursing pinning event

Sara Zivich – Hodges University BSN Graduate

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