Tampa/Brandon Campus

Rasmussen University Tampa/Brandon Campus

Welcome to the Rasmussen University Tampa/Brandon campus! First opening in 2010, the Rasmussen University Tampa/Brandon location sits just off Interstate 75 and the Brandon Boulevard exit with ample parking, so getting to and from campus is a breeze. The campus features large, high-tech classrooms, updated labs and plenty of study space to better serve the growing student body.

Whether you choose an on-campus program or online program, you’ll have a central area of support from the Tampa/Brandon’s campus services. With 50+ 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.

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Nursing lecture room at the Rasmussen University Tampa/Brandon location.
Medical practice settings in Tampa/Brandon.
Comfortable study space available to the student body at the Tampa/Brandon location.

In-Person Programs at the Tampa/Brandon Campus

Health Sciences and Nursing students will experience a top-of-the-line Simulation Center and updated labs, including a labor and delivery room, an ICU and a medical-surgical simulation room that give students the opportunity to learn in a safely controlled but realistic setting. Attached to these simulation rooms are “control rooms,” where instructors and students can observe. As a Rasmussen student, you will be able to better prepare for working in today’s complex healthcare environments.

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

    Through our Practical Nursing program, you’ll gain the experience to take the NCLEX-PN®1 and become a safe, practicing licensed practical nurse (LPN). You’ll learn from compassionate experts online and in the updated campus labs and on-site clinicals. You also may be eligible to save up to $2,000 on your Practical Nursing tuition with our LPN Care Grant.2

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

    Prepare to become a registered nurse (RN) through our Professional Nursing program. This program is for students who are just starting in the nursing field or continuing from an LPN to RN. Practice your skills with hands-on training in the state-of-the-art campus labs and on-site clinicals in order to confidently sit for the NCLEX-RN®1 exam.

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

    No matter where you are in your nursing journey, there is a BSN pathway for you. Our CCNE-accredited3 and accelerated BSN program has two on-campus entry tracks to help you get started. Practice your skills in an immersive, up-to-date facility and small class sizes to give you the support you need. 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

    Already an RN? Check out our online RN to BSN program.

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  • Medical Assisting
    • On-campus and online classes
    • Field experience
    • Self-directed assessments (optional)

    Quickly start your healthcare education journey with your Medical Assisting Diploma. Build your experience of direct patient care, administrative office skills and employer-requested transferable skills for in-demand CMA or RMA certification exams, among others.4 The Tampa/Brandon campus is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)5 so you can confidently pursue your medical assisting career.

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Online Programs at the Tampa/Brandon 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.

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330 Brandon Town Center Drive
Brandon, Florida 33511
M–TH: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
F: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SU: Closed
SA: Closed

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Tampa/Brandon Campus Executive Director

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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 Tampa/Brandon 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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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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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The associate nursing program at Rasmussen University at the Tampa/Brandon campus located in Tampa, 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 Initial Accreditation.

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The Rasmussen University – Tampa/Brandon campus wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 12:30pm EST on Tuesday, October 17th, 2023, in room 102 of the Tampa/Brandon campus located at 330 Brandon Town Center Drive, Brandon, FL 33511 or virtually at: Join the meeting or call in (audio only) +1 618-437-6508 (685091604#).

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Dr. Nell Ard, Interim Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3390 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Or email: [email protected]

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by October 3, 2023.

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