Rasmussen University Ocala Campus

Your Local Rasmussen Community in Ocala

Welcome to the Rasmussen University Ocala campus! This campus serves students in the Marion County and nearby areas. The campus is located off Florida State Road 200 and I-75 within a suburban setting for easy access and convenient parking.

Whether you choose an on-campus program or online program, you’ll have a central area of support from the Ocala campus. With 60+ career-focused programs in Nursing, Business, Technology, Health Sciences, Justice Studies, Human Services, Education and Design, you can gain the skills and confidence to help prepare for your next career move.

Our Ocala and Ocala School of Nursing campus locations are merging. Learn more about this transition

Rasmussen University is a National Leader in Nursing Education

Ocala School of Nursing students will experience a centralized location expected by April 2024. The newly expanded campus will feature a nursing skills lab, state-of-the-art nursing simulation labs, new Radiologic Technology and Medical Assisting labs, and nine new classrooms.

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

    Prepare to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) and pursue a fulfilling career changing lives. You can earn your Diploma in as few as 12 months1 and confidently sit for the NCLEX-PN®2 exam.

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

    Whether you’re just entering the nursing field or advancing from an LPN to RN, our Professional Nursing program will help you prepare to become a registered nurse (RN). Experience what it’s like to be an RN and confidently sit for your NCLEX-RN®3 exam through hands-on training in the campus nursing labs and on-site clinicals.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    Our CCNE-accredited4 program is designed to train every nurse at every level earn their BSN degree. Choose your entry track based on your experience:

    • BSN Standard Degree: for those without a degree
    • BSN Second Degree: for those with a Bachelor’s degree who want a career change into nursing

    See Program Details

Online Programs at the Ocala Campus

These programs are available to Florida students, but classes don’t require any on-campus attendance. For any programs that require field experience or in-person practicums, we’ll help you find the right placement.

Use the filter to narrow down the list of degrees. You can filter by school of study, degree level and learning options. Choose from Business, Design, Education, Health Sciences, Human Services, Justice Studies, Nursing and Technology.

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Pharmacy Technician

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Radiologic Technology

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  • On Campus
  • Field Experience
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1227 SW 17th Avenue
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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"We pride ourselves on making each student’s experience personal, meaningful and life changing."

Pete Beasley
Sr. Campus Executive Director

Supporting Local Ocala Communities

By setting students up for success, the Ocala campus is bettering the community. We host fun events, including our annual volunteer day, to bring prospective and current students to the area and get to know nearby communities.

The Ocala campus has clinical relationships across five counties and upholds strong relationships with Florida Hospital Ocala, Ocala Regional Medical Center, West Marion Community Hospital and The Villages Health system.

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Higher Learning Commission

Rasmussen University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

The Medical Assisting Diploma program at the Ocala campus in Florida is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 730
North Bethesda, MD 20852

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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The associate nursing program at Rasmussen University at the Ocala campus (with off-campus instructional sites in North Orlando and Orlando) located in Ocala, Florida, is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

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Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Rasmussen University – Ocala is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; phone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (352) 291-8552 or email [email protected].

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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

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Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

The Radiologic Technology Associate degree program at the Ocala campus in Florida was granted reaccreditation in 2023 for a period of eight years by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
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