Degree Overview

The Nursing, Associate in Science (ASN) Degree is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Florida Board of Nursing. 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.

The Nursing, Associate in Science Degree is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone: 404-975-5000, Fax: 404-975-5020

Nursing RN Tracks

Accreditation

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

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, 407-975-5000- LSSC Program of Associate Degree Nursing- www.acenursing.orgStatus:
– Accredited (since 2010)
– Next Site Visit: Spring 2023

Program Contact

Deborah Dunlap Email: DunlapDA@LSSC.EDU

Deborah Dunlap (MBA in Leadership) has served the LSSC nursing program for over 15 years. Deborah manages the selection process and handles all operations within the program, acting as a bridge between academics and students. She is a member of the American Mini Pig Association and raises a mini-pig with her husband.