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The demand for nurses and allied health workers in Florida is expected to rise dramatically as the state's population grows older. Florida's nursing shortage could have a "crippling" effect on the state in 10 years if the issue is not addressed, according to a report by the Florida Center for Nursing. The study found that the current state shortage of 11,000 registered nurses could increase to 52,000 by 2020 and cause problems in state health care within six years if the issue is not addressed. Nursing school officials say that efforts to raise the number of nursing graduates have been affected by a lack of hospital space for training and a critical shortage of Nurse Educators.Long-term, health care experts still say the overall nurse shortage will soar to more than of 1 million by 2020, with nurses needed replace an aging work force and deal with long-term care needs of an aging population. In order to meet the increasingly complex demands of today's health care environment, many healthcare agencies prefer or require a minimum of a bachelor's degree for their nursing staff, so now is the perfect time for LPN's to enroll in an online LPN to RN program, or LPN to BSN degree program, for RN's to take an online RN-BSN degree completion program, or RN to MSN bridge program, and for BSN nurses to earn a MS in Nursing degree.

Average Nursing Base Salaries:

Nursing Assistant: $23,545 - $28,726 Licensed Practical Nurse: $35,193 - $42,408
RN Staff Nurse: $55,018 - $66,775 Nurse Practitioner: $74,729 - $88,083

Find Nursing Schools and Allied Health Programs In Florida

Browse accredited nursing schools and allied health programs that accept students from Florida, then request free information from any or all schools offeringprograms that match your needs:


This list also contains online schools that accept students from Florida

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South University, Online Programs
Online

As a student at South University, Online Programs, you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

Visit www.southuniversity.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Savannah
  • Savannah
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Kaplan University
Online

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Visit http://go.kaplanuniversity.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Lauderdale
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Grand Canyon University
Online

There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!

Visit GCU.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Phoenix
  • Phoenix
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Keiser University Campus
Campus

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Daytona Beach
  • Daytona Beach
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Liberty University
Online

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Lynchburg
  • Lynchburg
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Colorado Technical University Online
Online

Specialized, industry-current degree programs in Health Administration Services, Healthcare Management and Nursing.

Visit www.ctucomm.com

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Colorado Springs
  • Colorado Springs
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Florida Career College
Campus

Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Boynton Beach
  • Boynton Beach
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Bradley University
Online

Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Peoria
  • Peoria
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Southeastern College
Campus

Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern a great choice for busy working adults. Small classes ensure personalized attention for each student.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • West Palm Beach
  • West Palm Beach
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