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Why Jersey College?

Academic Excellence  ·  Community Engagement  · Diverse Student Experience  · Adaptation to Change

Jersey College is dedicated to excellence in nursing education. We are devoted to providing quality nursing education and to bridge the labor gap in the nursing field. As a nursing student at Jersey College, you will receive:

  • Individualized attention and support for our students
  • Experience the Jersey College family atmosphere
  • Learn the art and science of nursing from within the hospital environment
  • Interact and engage with hospital leadership and nurse managers
  • Benefit from the NurseLife Financial Assistance Program sponsored by ShorePoint Health 

Curriculum

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  • LEVEL I
  • LEVEL II
  • LEVEL III
  • ANY LEVEL COURSES

^ Normal time in the Professional Nursing program includes the additional time associated with the passing the comprehensive assessment and completing assignments needed for licensure recommendation by Jersey College. 

* Students with an active and unencumbered Practical Nursing license may request advanced placement and receive 8.0 credits (6.0 theory and 2.0 lab) for prior learning. In such case, these students will be provided with credit for HSC205 (Human Body in Health and Disease I), HSC206 (Human Body in Health and Disease II), and HSC207 (Human Body in Health and Disease III) and be required to undertake NUS214 (Transitions and Health Assessment) instead of NUS211 (Healthcare Foundations).

**Students who are required to undertake NUS211 (Healthcare Foundations) are not requested to take NUS214 (Transitions and Heath Assessment)

Investing in your nursing career

Jersey College is ranked as a top 100 College in the United States According to a report by Georgetown University’ Center on Education and the Workforce, entitled “Ranking 4,500 Colleges by ROI (2022)” for 15-year Net Present Value.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Campus: Program:

How to Finance your Education

Jersey College participates in the Federal Student Aid program offering Pell Grants and Stafford Loans to those who qualify

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • When are exams scheduled?
  • How long is the program?
  • Are transfer credits accepted?

    All students who wish to transfer from an external institution must meet all admission requirements at Jersey College. Credit-bearing coursework from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be eligible for transfer credit at Jersey College. Coursework may not be transferred into the Practical Nursing program. For information on the transferability of credits, visit our Transfer Portal.

    Learn more about our Transfer of Credit policy.

  • What do I need to do to apply?

Accreditations & Licenses

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The Port Charlotte campus is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, license number 7817. The Professional Nursing program is licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing. Jersey College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Effective November 1, 2021, the Professional Nursing (Associate Degree) Program at Jersey College at the Port Charlotte campus is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on November 1, 2023.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 

3390 Peachtree Road NE,
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

http://www.acenursing.com/candidates/candidacy.asp

Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.​​​​​​​

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