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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed to prepare graduates of Associate in Science in Nursing (ADN) degree programs, who already hold a registered nursing (RN) license, to obtain additional skills in management, leadership, theory and research to succeed and be promoted within the nursing profession.

Nurses who have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), utilize critical thinking methods in the management and delivery of quality health care that is patient centered. These nurses are highly organized and use problem solving methods to improve health outcomes for individuals, groups and community populations. They also build on their knowledge base of health sciences and previously learned skills to establish the beginning framework of professional practice focusing on leadership, management and research.  


The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Pasco-Hernando State College is a new applicant pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036; 202-887-6791. New applicant status is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.


The purpose of this program is to qualify Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates for expanded career advancement opportunities in leadership, management and education.


Prerequisite courses for this program may be taken at any PHSC campus.


This program is offered entirely online.