Registered Nurse – Associate Degree in Nursing Program
Are you looking for a career in registered nursing?
Schiller’s nursing program is designed to provide courses, that when successfully completed, award graduates an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). Graduates are then eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion of the NCLEX-RN and licensuraze by the Florida Board of Nursing, graduates are employable as registered nurses.
Graduates may find these opportunities in a wide variety of settings, including, but not limited to acute care in hospitals and long term care facilities, outpatient clinics, physicians’ offices, home health care agencies, private or governmental industries, schools and hospice programs.
Nursing Program Accreditation and Approval
Schiller’s Associate Degree Nursing Program has full approval by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Information about approval and/or accreditation may be obtained from the following:
Florida Board of Nursing
Department of Health
Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4223
We have the faculty, the resources, the courses and the support to help you succeed. And, you may qualify for financial aid assistance.
Pre-Entrance Exam Required for Registered Nursing.
All students who wish to pursue an associate degree in nursing from Schiller International University (SIU) must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS®) proctored assessment prior to admission to SIU. A minimum score of 55 is required, and students are allowed two (2) attempts to achieve this score. Testing is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday, and a Saturday exam is scheduled once per month. Admissions staff members notify prospective students of the TEAS requirements and where/how to locate study assistance on the ATI site. Please call 855-787-2262 for exam registration and a complete list of testing dates.
RN Program Admission Requirements
- The RN program will admit students into the nursing occupational courses four times per year: January, April, July, and October.
- Students must complete all general education courses with an overall 2.5 GPA prior to the admission date. * All science courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C.
- Students must complete the Level 1 criminal background check and all health screenings before enrolling in NU 111 Basic Concepts of Nursing.
Associate of Science Nursing:
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The Associate of Science Registered Nursing program at Schiller International University- Tampa Bay- has been placed on a student achievement show-cause directive by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) due to material noncompliance with its licensure pass rate stand of 60% required by (ACICS).