Tampa/Brandon School of Nursing Campus

330 Brandon Town Center Drive, Brandon, FL 33511

Welcome to the Tampa/Brandon 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.

Prepare to become an experienced and knowledgeable nurse in one of our nursing programs in the Tampa area. Start or advance your nursing education from the #1 educator of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) in Florida in 202116 and the #1 educator of Associate degree in Nursing (ADN) graduates in the country.2

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Tampa/Brandon School of Nursing

330 Brandon Town Center Drive
Brandon, FL 33511



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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$71,300 Mean annual wage of RNs in Tampa (2020)

$47,010 Mean annual wage of LPNs in Tampa (2020)

+14,000 Projected annual job openings for RNs in Florida (2018–2028)

^16%5 Projected RN job growth in Florida (2018–2028)

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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 grant9
    • Graduate in as few as 12 months10
    • 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®7 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®8 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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"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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Campus Updates

Tampa/Brandon School of Nursing Campus News and Events

  1. 128 successful NCLEX-PN® attempts in FL in 2021 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  2. According to Associate Degree Registered Nurse conferrals from 2016–2020 as reported in IPEDS.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_45300.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. Labor Market Employment Outlook Statistics reported through CareerOneStop, [employment information accessed July 27, 2021] https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Careers/Occupations/occupation-profile.aspx?keyword=Registered Nurses&onetcode=29114100&location=fl&onet=29114100. Job growth represents Florida-specific projected growth for the occupation listed.
  6. 937 successful NCLEX-RN® attempts in FL in 2021 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  7. NCLEX-PN is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  8. NCLEX-RN is a registered trademark of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
  9. Students who enroll in the Rasmussen University Practical Nursing Diploma program and begin their program in August or October 2022 may be eligible for the following toward their degree at Rasmussen University:
    • A grant worth up to $2,000 to be equally divided across an eligible student’s first four (4) quarters in the Practical Nursing Diploma program.
      • Students will be billed at the standard tuition rate plus applicable fees before the grant is applied. Student is responsible for all applicable book fees. 
      • Eligibility will be verified by the Admissions/Financial Aid Office before the grant is awarded.

    For additional terms and conditions, visit the LPN Care Grant page.

  10. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
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