Tampa/Brandon Campus - School of Nursing

330 Brandon Town Center Drive, Brandon, FL 33511
813-246-7600

Welcome to the Tampa/Brandon Campus – School of Nursing!

The Rasmussen University Tampa/Brandon campus is located in Hillsborough County, close to the bay, and offers a wide variety of learning options. This fast-growing community is attracting top talent and Rasmussen is proud to play its part with real-world, hands-on programs that stand out among nursing schools in and around Tampa, Florida.

Interested in earning your Practical Nursing Diploma? At our Tampa/Brandon and Central Pasco campuses, you can take weekend courses Friday through Sunday, providing a better work-life balance during the week.

Prepare to become an experienced and knowledgeable nurse in one of our Nursing programs in the Tampa area. Start or advance your nursing skills from a national leader in nursing education.

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Tampa/Brandon School of Nursing

Address
330 Brandon Town Center Drive
Brandon, FL 33511

Phone
813-246-7600

Fax
813-246-7697

Hours
M–TH: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
F: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SA: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
SU: Closed

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Tampa/Brandon School of Nursing Campus

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Your Future as a Nurse in the Tampa Area

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    Now is the time to start or advance your nursing education in the Tampa area.

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$47,0101 Mean annual wage of LPNs in Tampa (2020)

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Nursing Programs at Our Tampa/Brandon Campus

We have a variety of nursing options at our Hillsborough County campus, from Diploma to Doctoral degree and everything in between. 

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  • Practical Nursing - Diploma
    • New weekend schedule for working students
    • Up to $2,000 LPN grant4
    • Graduate in as few as 12 months5
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Practice your skills in real healthcare settings
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    Looking to take the first step into becoming a nurse? Our Practical Nursing program at the Tampa/Brandon campus will start preparing you for the NCLEX-PN® 6 exam from day one. Small class sizes provide a supportive environment and personal instruction. Balance your work and school schedule with weekend classes Friday through Sunday. Clinicals will develop your skills through various work environments and hands-on experiences before earning your Diploma and seeking licensure.

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

    Whether you're just entering the field or working to move from an LPN to RN, this program prepares you through immersive, hands-on training in a variety of clinical settings and simulations so you'll have the tools necessary to sit for the NCLEX-RN®7 exam.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Bachelor's Degree
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (available for standard degree)

    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 an RN.

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  • RN to BSN - Bachelor's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Online Empowered Learning: learn by doing real-world projects and manage your pace
    • Practicum experience in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    Already a licensed RN? You can further your education and earn a BSN degree that focuses on strategic leadership and practices to enhance your knowledge and skills. This program is built with your busy schedule in mind and prepares you for leadership roles.

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  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Master's Degree
    • Online classes
    • Online Empowered Learning: learn by doing real-world projects and manage your pace
    • Practicum experiences in your local community
    • Campus support and resources (optional)

    You've made an impact on patients, now it's time to impact fellow nurses and shape the future of healthcare by earning your MSN. The program features three specializations; Nursing Leadership and Administration, Nursing Education, and Healthcare Technology, Simulation and Informatics, so you can gain specialized skills through innovative online learning and in-person practicum experiences.

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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Doctoral Degree
    • Online classes
    • Online Empowered Learning: learn by doing real-world projects and manage your pace
    • Practice experiences 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. Choose from two specializations: Executive Leadership or Public Health and Policy.

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Nursing Information Sessions at the Tampa/Brandon Campus

Still have questions about our Nursing programs or processes? Join us for an upcoming Tampa/Brandon campus nursing information session. You’ll see firsthand what separates Rasmussen University from other Florida Nursing schools. Our admissions advisors are ready for your queries and can even help you get started on the admissions process.

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Nursing Information Sessions video

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Speaker 1 (00:01):

Rasmussen knows nursing.

And the first step in charting your future in the field is joining us at a Nursing Information Session.

Speaker 2 (00:09):

And we just go over all the program details. So, breaking down classes, costs, credit transfer, clinicals, scheduling, hours and expectations, different financial aid options, and then discussing the enrollment process and qualifying.

Info sessions are held, you know, during daytime hours. So, it's a great opportunity for prospective nursing students to actually see our current nursing students.

Speaker 3 (00:32):

I think a Nursing Information Session is great because you actually can come to the campus. You can see what the classrooms look like. Uh, they tour through the SIM lab. Like, days when I'm running SIM they'll, you know, they'll, they say, “Hey, can we come walk through your SIM lab?” And so they get to see what it looks like. They get to look behind the scenes and see this is where the teacher sits.

Speaker 2 (00:54):

Um, there's a chance that it'll be in one of our labs. Um, and then what we do is if there aren't classes going on in our SIM labs, we do try to get the tour of that so that prospective nursing students can actually see the SIMs.

Speaker 3 (01:07):

It's a safe learning environment in that it's okay to make mistakes. Um, where students were learning. No, nobody ever said nursing school would be easy, but it's always worth it at the end that being able to be a nurse—function as a nurse. Um, it's just such a fun career.

Speaker 2 (01:26):

Um, we just assure our students that we do have steps in place. We have internal discounts, um, so corporate partner discount, military discount, and then we have a Change A Life scholarship. So, if a student refers somebody else, that new student whose life is being changed by going to school—maybe for the first time—can receive a scholarship.

Speaker 3 (01:43):

I think people realize that it's the career to be in. It's the career. It's, it's a great career to be in. And I think that's what drives people to go back.

Speaker 2 (01:52):

Just keeping in mind that there's a variety of programs here. There's no one set path that is right. It's just students need to figure out which is gonna be the best path for them.

Speaker 1 (02:02):

Take the next step and join us at a Nursing Information Session. Regularly offered at many Rasmussen campuses.

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"Rasmussen’s teaching methods definitely lay a foundation to help a student become a successful nurse and also be able to build on those blocks for future nursing education."

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