Ocala School of Nursing Campus
Welcome to the Ocala School of Nursing!
Rasmussen College has been helping students prepare for successful careers since 1900. The Ocala School of Nursing campus continues this tradition by providing career-focused degrees, quality education at an affordable cost and continuous support to its students and communities. We’re also proud to be the #1 educator of Practical Nursing grads and registered nurses (RNs) in Florida.1,2 In more than 50 programs in seven major areas of study, you’ll gain relevant program skills as well as the transferable skills, or soft skills, that you’ll need in a career.
Many of our programs are available fully online, with additional resources and support on campus. Find the right path to your future career on campus or online. See all online programs.
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Rasmussen College School of Nursing
Prepare to become an experienced and knowledgeable nurse in one of our Nursing degree programs. Hands-on training in the campus nursing lab allows you to practice your skills in an immersive, up-to-date facility. Benefit from utilizing the latest medical technology in the campus medical lab. As the #1 educator of Practical Nursing grads and RNs in Florida, we're proud to provide the resources and experienced instructors you need to be the confident nurse you inspire to be.1,2
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Ocala School of Nursing
1227 SW 17th Ave
Ocala, Florida 34471
- M - TH: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- SA: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- SU: Closed
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Higher Learning Commission
Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
The Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate’s degree program in Ocala (with an off-campus instructional site in Orlando), Florida, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.
Rasmussen College – Ocala is seeking accreditation of a new Physical Therapist Assistant education program from CAPTE. The program is planning to submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage, on June 1, 2019. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the technical phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in technical courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.
Candidacy Contingency Plan:
Rasmussen College has a contingency plan in place should the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program not receive Candidacy for Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Students enrolled in the PTA program are not eligible to start technical courses until Candidacy for Accreditation has been granted by CAPTE. If candidacy is not achieved, students will be notified of the program status and advised of other programs offered at Rasmussen College.
Accreditation Contingency Plan
Rasmussen College has a contingency plan in place should the PTA program not receive Accreditation from CAPTE. Students who are enrolled in the PTA program will be notified if an adverse decision on accreditation is received by CAPTE, and at that point no new students will be enrolled into the program until accreditation can be achieved.
Students enrolled in the PTA program at the time of an adverse decision on accreditation by CAPTE will be offered the option of completing their current coursework. Students will have the option of remaining in the PTA program until a final decision regarding the PTA program accreditation status is received from CAPTE. Students not opting to stay in the program will receive assistance to identify an accredited PTA program for consideration of transfer.
- According to 2016, 2017 and 2018 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training conferrals as reported in IPEDS.
- 659 successful NCLEX-RN attempts in FL in 2018 were from Rasmussen College graduates.