Nursing Program in Jacksonville, Florida: a Hands-On BSN
At Chamberlain’s nursing school in Jacksonville, you will have hands-on training in our SIMCARE CENTER™ and in our on-site clinical setting. As you train with other students, faculty, mentors, and seasoned registered nurses, you gain vital skills in direct patient-care nursing. The SIMCARE CENTER™ features many kinds of simulated care, and the center’s high-tech patient manikins will help you learn important nursing skills. Patient simulators have bodily functions and show vital signs, and they demonstrate a wide range of symptoms. The SIMCARE CENTER™ provides a secure health care settingwhere you can hone your nursing craft before advancing to human patients in the clinicals portion of the Chamberlain Jacksonville curriculum.
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What kind of support do professors offer at Chamberlain’s nursing program in Jacksonville?
“There were a few times where my daughter was sick and I wasn’t able to make it to campus. All of my professors were supportive, flexible and willing to make adjustments in their own schedules to help me out.”
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Student Support FAQs
As a BSN student at our Jacksonville nursing college, you will have the tools and resources you need to get ready for the NCLEX®. Assessments, extra help, simulations, and tutorials are readily accessible and proven effective. Passing the NCLEX® is one of the final hurdles to jump before becoming a registered nurse.
Our BSN program in northeast Florida has many tutoring and academic support services. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the Jacksonville campus offers academic support, personal time with tutors, extra study materials, workshops, and more.
Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is designed to cultivate students' ability to retain and apply fundamental knowledge of nursing practice. The primary focus is on conceptual learning so that students can then gain the ability to translate theory into practice in a clinical setting.
Hands-on practice in both the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER™, along with on-site clinical experiences, allow nursing students to work side-by-side with faculty, mentors, peers and registered nurses as they hone their direct patient-care nursing skills.
Our Jacksonville, FL nursing program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.
Online general education and nursing courses may be offered within the BSN curriculum plan. In order to assist in successful completion of online coursework, an online readiness assessment is an integral part of the admission process. Based upon the outcome of the online readiness assessment, skill building activities may be required.
Get involved - Student groups
Grow beyond the classroom by participating in student groups at our BSN program in Jacksonville.
Connect with other students at Chamberlain Jacksonville through social activities, student and study groups, volunteer events, and much more.
Chamberlain Jacksonville has created a quality nursing education specially tailored for members of our nation's military community: the Military to BSN option. Students in the Military to BSN option first take specific courses that bridge the gap between military and civilian knowledge and service. After completing those courses, students get additional proficiency credit hours through Chamberlain’s College Military Articulation Plan (CMAP), allowing them the opportunity to earn their degree in as few as six semesters. Those eligible for the Military to BSN option include:
Active duty, National Guard, or Reserve service members
Spouses of active duty/ veteran/ retired military
Department of Defense Employees
Veterans' Affairs Employees
Accredited Nursing School in Jacksonville
Learn more about our accredited nursing school in Jacksonville, Florida
Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post graduate APRN certificate program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE). For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.
Jacksonville Campus FAQ
Our student nurses at Chamberlain Jacksonville have many scholarship opportunities from which to choose. Request more information to learn which financial aid options fit your situation best.
The Jacksonville BSN program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.
View the BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan to see what credits are required.
Prospective Jacksonville nursing students apply for admission by completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain Jacksonville admissions representative. When all admission criteria are met, prospective students are told in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and cycle. Learn more about Chamberlain University’s bachelor nursing program in northeast Florida.