Orlando School of Nursing Campus

385 Douglas Avenue, Suite 1000, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714
407-635-8200

Welcome to the Orlando School of Nursing!

Orlando is among the top destinations in central Florida, but it is home to so much more than just theme parks. The Rasmussen University Orlando campus offers opportunities for real-world, hands-on programs that stand out among nursing schools in Orlando, Florida.

Prepare to become an experienced and knowledgeable nurse in one of our nursing programs in the Orlando area. Start or advance your nursing education with the #1 educator of Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN) graduates in the country.7 We are proud to also be the #1 educator of Registered Nurses (RNs) in Florida in 2020.2

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Orlando School of Nursing

Address
385 Douglas Avenue
Suite 1000
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714

Phone
407-635-8200

Fax
407-635-8282

Hours
M–TH: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
F: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SA: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
SU: Closed

Orlando campus building

Orlando School of Nursing Campus

Orlando classroom interior
Orlando classroom interior
Orlando classroom interior

Your Future as a Nurse in Florida

Nursing Careers Are Located in Orlando

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    Ready to advance your nursing skills or start your career as a nurse in Orlando?

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$67,3303 Mean annual wage of RNs in Orlando (2020)

$46,3903 Mean annual wage of LPNs in Orlando (2020)

+14,0004 Projected annual job openings for RNs in Florida (2018–2028)

^16%4 Projected RN job growth in Florida (2018–2028)

How to Become a Nurse in Florida: Your 7-Step Guide

If you've started any research, you realize there's a lot that goes into the process. To make it less overwhelming, we're breaking it down into smaller steps. By the time you reach the end of this article, you'll have a much better handle on what it takes to become a nurse in Orlando.

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Nursing Programs at Our Orlando Campus

We have a variety of nursing options at our Orlando campus, from the ADN/RN to BSN, RN to BSN, MSN and DNP degrees.

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  • Practical Nursing - Diploma
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    Our Practical Nursing program can help you take the first step toward becoming a nurse and prepare for an in-demand role as an LPN. You’ll get set for the NCLEX-PN®5 exam in a small class size with a big support system. Develop real-world skills while you earn your degree and seek LPN licensure.

    This program is offered at the Central Pasco, Fort Myers, Ocala and Tampa/Brandon campuses.

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  • Professional Nursing - Associate's Degree (ADN/RN)
    • Orlando on-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    For students just entering the field or advancing from an LPN to an RN. This program prepares you to sit for the NCLEX-RN®6 exam and to be a registered nurse (RN). You’ll receive immersive, hands-on training in a range of clinical settings. Getting started starts right here.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Bachelor's Degree
    • Orlando on-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    Our standard entry option is for students without a Bachelor's degree, and our accelerated second-degree entry option is for students with a Bachelor's degree who want to make a career change into nursing. Our BSN offers robust support, tutoring assistance and small interactive classes to help you earn the licensure you need to become a BSN-credentialed RN.

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  • RN to BSN - Bachelor's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Practicum experience in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    Perhaps you are already a licensed RN, one who wants to continue onward and upward. You can broaden your skills with a BSN degree built around strategic leadership and best practices. It’s a program that fits flexibly into your busy life. And it positions you to seek leadership roles at your next level.

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  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Master's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Practicum experience in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    For nurses ready to seek leadership roles. You’ll prepare to lead, take on more responsibility and seek new career growth. Our MSN program features three specializations: Nursing Leadership and Administration, Nursing Education, and Healthcare Technology, Simulation and Informatics. Through online learning and in-person practicum experiences, you’ll hone your skills at a higher level.

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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Doctoral Degree
    • Online classes
    • Practicum experience in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    For nurses called to lead at the highest levels in healthcare and public health and policy. You’ll be guided by distinguished nurse faculty who are invested in your success and your future as a leader. Choose from two specializations: Executive Leadership or Public Health and Policy.

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Nursing Information Sessions at the Orlando Campus

Still have questions about our Nursing programs in Orlando? Join us for an upcoming nursing information session on campus or online. There’s nothing like a firsthand view to see what separates Rasmussen University from other Nursing schools. Our admissions advisors are ready to answer your questions and help make your admissions process smooth.

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“The skills I learned definitely prepared me to be a strong nurse. I take everything I learned in nursing school with me to every single assignment I do. My strong foundation as a nurse is all thanks to Rasmussen.”

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"Earning your degree is a short-term sacrifice for a long-term gain as education is the greatest equalizer."
—Sharon Richardson

  1. 123 successful NCLEX-PN® attempts in FL in 2020 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  2. 857 successful NCLEX-RN® attempts in FL in 2020 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data, May 2020 and accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_36740.htm. BLS salary data represents averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions may vary.

  4. Labor Market Employment Outlook Statistics reported through CareerOneStop, [employment information accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/StateAndLocal/ProjectedEmployment.aspx?soccode= 291141&location=fl. Projected Annual Job Openings in Florida for the occupation listed refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.
  5. NCLEX-PN is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  6. NCLEX-RN is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  7. According to Associate Degree Registered Nurse conferrals from 2016–2019 as reported in IPEDS.
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