Degree Overview

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–

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–

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 

(404) 975-5000

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

Program Contact

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