Students accepted into this limited-access program study a broad range of subjects from sciences, nutrition, and medical terminology to courses in medical-surgical, mental health, maternal-newborn, and pediatric nursing. Additionally, required clinical experiences take place at area hospitals, extended-care facilities, and community health organizations. Graduates are qualified to take the national licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) to practice as registered nurses.
Nursing RN Tracks
Florida State Board of Nursing (BON)- Program approval since 1983– www.floridasnursing.gov
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lake-Sumter State College. LSSC accredited since 1966– www.sacs.org
The associate nursing program at Lake-Sumter State College located in Leesburg, Florida is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm
Karen Kirkley Email: KirkleyK@LSSC.edu