School of Nursing

Earn Your Nursing Degree on Campus or an RN to BSN Nursing Degree Online

Our School of Nursing offers current and future nursing professionals the respected and relevant degree options they need to either start or help advance their nursing careers. With curriculum that is continuously evaluated and updated to include the most advanced and effective patient care procedures, our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to have a memorable and positive impact on the health and well-being of their patients.

Our three nursing degrees prepare you for a successful nursing career at varied levels and throughout your patients’ healing process:

  • Practical Nursing program offered at multiple campuses in Minnesota and Florida
  • Professional Nursing Associate’s degree is offered in Florida at our Fort Myers, New Port Richey/West Pasco, Ocala, and Tampa/Brandon campuses; in Wisconsin at our Green Bay and Wausau campuses; in Minnesota at our Blaine, Bloomington, Mankato, Moorhead and St. Cloud campuses; and in Illinois at our Rockford and Romeoville/Joliet campuses
    • Professional Nursing Mobility Entrance Option is offered in Florida at our Fort Myers, New Port Richey/West Pasco, Ocala, and Tampa/Brandon campuses; in Minnesota at our Blaine, Bloomington, Mankato, Moorhead and St. Cloud campuses, and in Wisconsin at our Green Bay and Wausau campuses.
  • RN to BSN is available completely online to students who have an active RN license and an Associate’s degree or Diploma in nursing. Students in Iowa, Delaware, Idaho, Maryland, and Wyoming are not eligible for enrollment in the RN to BSN program at this time.

The Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate’s degree in Minnesota, Illinois, Florida, and Wisconsin is approved by the Minnesota, Illinois, Florida, and Wisconsin Boards of Nursing. Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more information, please visit ncahlc.org.

Ongoing Events  
Nursing Information Sessions
Information sessions are held regularly. Find out when one is happening near you!
Location:Tampa/Brandon, Ocala, Green Bay, Wausau, Eagan, St. Cloud, Moorhead, Mankato, New Port Richey/West Pasco, Fort Myers, Rockford, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove, Romeoville/Joliet, Land O Lakes/East Pasco


Upcoming Events  
Spring Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

April 7
Spring Quarter 2014 begins
May 26
Holiday — Memorial Day, campuses closed
June 22
Spring Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

April 7
Spring Quarter 2014 begins
May 18
Spring Quarter 2014 ends
Summer Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

July 4
Holiday — Independence Day, campuses closed
July 7
Summer Quarter 2014 begins
September 1
Holiday — Labor Day, campuses closed
September 21
Summer Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

May 19
Early Summer Quarter 2014 begins
May 26
Holiday - Memorial Day, campuses closed
June 29
Early Summer Quarter 2014 ends
July 4
Holiday - Independence Day, campuses closed
July 7
Summer Quarter 2014 begins
August 17
Summer Quarter 2014 ends
Fall Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

October 6
Fall Quarter 2014 begins
November 11
Holiday - Veteran's Day, campuses closed
November 27
Holiday - Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
November 28
Holiday - Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
December 21
Fall Quarter 2014 ends
December 25
Holiday - Christmas Day, campuses closed

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

August 18
Early Fall Quarter 2014 begins
September 1
Holiday - Labor Day, campuses closed
September 28
Early Fall Quarter 2014 ends
October 6
Fall Quarter 2014 begins
November 11
Holiday - Veteran's Day, campuses closed
November 16
Fall Quarter 2014 ends
Winter Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

January 1
Holiday - New Year's Day, campuses closed
January 6
Winter Quarter 2014 begins
January 20
Holiday - Martin Luther King Day, campuses closed
March 23
Winter Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

November 18
Early Winter Quarter 2014 begins
November 28
Holiday - Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
December 25
Holiday - Christmas Day, campuses closed
December 29
Early Winter Quarter 2013 ends
January 1
Holiday - New Year's Day, campuses closed
January 6
Winter Quarter 2014 begins
January 20
Holiday - Martin Luther King Day, campuses closed
February 16
Winter Quarter 2014 ends


Recent Blog Posts

What it Takes to Become a Nurse Manager
How do you make the decision to give up personal care moments for a leadership position? When will you know if you can be successful or if it's right for you? Your questions are answered by experts right here.

Written by Katy Katz on April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments


The 3-Day Workweek & 6 More Marvelous Benefits of Being a Nurse
There are plenty of perks to being a nurse that go beyond the feel-good moments from helping a patient. We talked to nurses in the field to find out some of the other great benefits of being a nurse.

Written by Katy Katz on March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments


25 Best Nursing Apps for Any Stage of Your Career
We surveyed the market and pulled together a list of 25 excellent nursing apps to cover all of your patient care needs.

Written by Katy Katz on March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

 
 
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