Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

Full Program
75 weeks – 1,365 hours – 64 semester credits

Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

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Program Objective and Description

The Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program is designed to prepare graduates to become effective nurse clinicians capable of sound clinical judgment in a variety of healthcare settings. The curriculum enables students to acquire principles and knowledge from natural and behavioral sciences and blends this coursework with the art of nursing. The integration of theory and clinical practice is designed to assist the student in the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. The program is designed to prepare the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses.

Graduates will demonstrate safe, competent care and be able to synthesize knowledge from the natural and behavioral sciences to inform the decision making process regarding the clients plan of care utilizing the nursing process. Additionally, graduates will be able to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for individual clients, families or groups, based on teaching-learning needs, and function with accountability and commitment to the practice of nursing in accordance with standards of practice, legal, ethical guidelines and within the scope of practice for a registered nurse.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Provide and direct nursing care that enhances the care delivery set¬ting to protect clients and health care personnel
  2. Provide and direct nursing care of the client that incorporates the knowledge of expected growth and development principles; prevention and/or early detection of health problems and strategies to achieve optimal health
  3. Promote physical health and wellness by providing care and comfort, reducing client risk potential and managing health alterations
  4. Provide and direct nursing care that promotes and supports the emotional, mental and social well-being of the client

Credential Issued
Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

Delivery Mode
This program is offered face to face (onsite) at both campus locations and a hybrid option is available through the Main campus.

Main Campus
700 S. Royal Poinciana Blvd.
Miami Springs, FL 33166
Phone: 305-442-9223
Fax: 305-442-8723
info@mru.edu
Miami Springs Branch Campus
4475 NW 36 Street
Miami Springs, FL 33166
Phone: 305-826-9155
Fax: 305-557-2135
info@mru.edu

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements and procedures, applicants wishing consideration for admission to the Associate of Science Degree in Nursing program must:

  1. Complete a program application
  2. Interview with Associate Dean of Nursing or Designee
  3. Complete Assigned Topical Essay
  4. Complete the Wonderlic SEL with a minimum score of 16
  5. Complete the Wonderlic WBST with a minimum scores in each areas:
    Section Minimum Score
    Quantitative 210
    Verbal 200

Prerequisite for Nursing Concentration (Core) Courses
All students must have a GPA of 2.5 (letter grade of C) or higher on a 4.0 scale in each of the following college level courses prior to starting nursing concentration (Core) courses:

  1. English Composition I
  2. College Algebra
  3. Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab
  4. Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab
  5. General Psychology

Additional prerequisites may apply. Please review the course descriptions for more information and requirements.

NCLEX Examination Requirements
Miami Regional University encourages applicants and students of this program to periodically visit the Florida Board of Nursing website for updated information on the licensure application and instructions for the NCLEX examination, since these rules are subject to change. The direct link to the licensure application form and instructions is http://www.doh.state.fl.us/MQA/nursing/ap_licensure-RN-LPN.pdf. The home page for the Florida Board of Nursing is: www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/nursing.
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Program Disclosures
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Have Questions? Want more information? Call Us Today!
Contact us at 305-442-9223, via email at admissions@mrc.edu, or by completing the online request information form. One of our admissions representatives will gladly assist you with any questions you may have. They will also provide you with an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program Outline with information such as admissions requirements; transfer of course credits policy, course descriptions, and the school calendar.

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