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Bachelors in Nursing at Hodges University (BSN)

Why Nursing?

  • Gain an understanding of how to clearly communicate with physicians and other healthcare professionals, patients, and their families in a fast-paced environment.
  • Put your nurturing nature to work by developing trust with patients and their families.
  • Compassion and determination make you an advocate for your patients.
  • Develop critical thinking skills that are essential to assess and deliver patient care.
  • Employers increasingly prefer RNs to hold the BSN degree.

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Why Choose Hodges?

  • ACEN Accredited Program
  • Our Accelerated BSN program is a 16-month program with no breaks, and follows the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education to get the students through the program faster and on the job with BSN preparation.
  • BSN is offered on-campus with classes offered nights and weekends.
  • Engage in interactive learning in our advanced nursing simulation lab.
  • Competitive enrollment and small class sizes in this nursing program taught by top nurses in the field.
  • Finish your degree faster. Most students complete in continuous four, 16-week semesters instead of the traditional five semesters.

Attend a BSN Informational Session to learn about our nursing program.

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How Do I Enroll in the BSN Program?

Students must first complete several prerequisite courses before applying to the limited-enrollment BSN Program. These courses may be completed individually or as part of an AA in Health Sciences. Please note that completion of the AA in Health Sciences program at Hodges U makes you an excellent candidate for the BSN program, but does not guarantee your acceptance.

For detailed Program information, click here to review the BSN Program Fact Sheet . The next step is to complete the application to Hodges University. Click the button “ First, Apply to Hodges University “. The final step requires an application to the BSN Program. Admission to the Program is based on academic performance, TEAS score, and satisfactory completion of other requirements. Click “Then, Apply to the BSN Program” to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.

Important Dates

Mark your calendars and start early to make sure you are ready for this year’s BSN cohort.

- BSN TEAS Test Deadline: November 12th, 2021 (For this deadline the TEAS will need to be taken by November 12th and scores presented to sniles@hodges.edu).

- BSN Application Deadline: November 15th, 2021

- BSN Interview Dates: November 2021

Hodges University is offering the TEAS Exam Virtually and face-to-face (at HU) on:

August 10th from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

September 9th from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

&

October 12th from 8:30 – 1:30 pm

Register today at https://www.atitesting.com/

Join the Trusted Field of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Join The Best! Get your Bachelor’s in Nursing at Hodges U.

Are you aware that many hospitals are looking for RNs with a BSN ? With your Bachelor’s in Nursing from Hodges U, you’ll stay ahead of the competition.

As a nurse, you can enjoy a rewarding career helping others and it pays well too. Many nurses love the flexible schedule, allowing them to work and raise their family. A critical part of the healthcare team, you will balance the medical needs of the patient with recommended treatments to provide top-notch care. In some cases, this care can literally save lives.

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Nursing Accreditation Details

The Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Hodges University located in Fort Myers, Florida is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400

Atlanta, GA 30326

(404) 975-5000

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

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program by clicking here.

Concerns, grievances, questions, or complaints? Please submit to Hodges University by emailing us for assistance at mbagby@hodges.edu.

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Nursing Admission Requirements

Hodges University BSN Admissions Process and Requirements

We are excited that you are interested in pursuing Hodges University’s BSN program!

Our nursing cohort is an elite, full-time, four-semester accelerated, pre-licensure program for those determined to become a nurse in the most expedient manner possible. Please get your application in early, admissions for the nursing program is exclusive and competitive.

  • You must be admitted to Hodges University in order to submit a secondary application to the BSN Program.
  • A 2.75 GPA in all prerequisite courses is required for the BSN Program.
  • Grades of C or higher in all prerequisite courses are required.
  • Applicants must complete Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II with Labs prior to submitting a secondary application.
  • A competitive score on the Test of Essential Academic Success (TEAS) Exam. The TEAS Exam can be taken at any location and can only be taken twice in a calendar year with 30 days in between attempts. Registering for the TEAS Exam must be completed at ATItesting.com.
  • Applicants must take all sections of the ATI TEAS and provide scores for all four sections by submitting the form titled, “Individual Performance Profile,” with scores calculated for BSN program applicants. Official scores are to be sent to Skyler Niles, sniles@hodges.edu.

BSN Admissions Procedures

Applications are now open for the next cohort.

Step 1: Complete a Hodges University Application

Step 2: Complete the BSN Application

Step 3: Submit your official transcripts by mail to 4501 Colonial Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL 33966, or submit online.

Step 4: Submit official TEAS scores to Skyler Niles, sniles@hodges.edu.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited on campus for an interview.

First, Apply to Hodges Then, Apply to the BSN program

*You do not need to complete the BSN application for the AA in Health Sciences program.*

Need More Information?

You may also contact us to speak to an admissions coordinator who will guide you through the application and admissions process. To talk with an admissions advisor call us at 1-888-920-3035, use our contact form, email admit@hodges.edu or schedule a one-on-one visit to tour one of our campuses.

Your Admissions Coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the applications, obtain necessary transcripts, and schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the Financial Aid process with a Financial Aid Advisor and refer you to your Student Success Representative to develop your class schedule.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

Now Taking Applications!

Decisions regarding acceptance will be made approximately six weeks after the application deadline.

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