Florida

NURSING PROGRAMS- FLORIDA 

Associate in Science (ASN)  in Nursing- program/82 credits/units Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)- program/120 credits/units Practical Nursing  (PN/VN) Program 1455 Clock Hours  
RN TO BSN Program- 120 credits Bachelor of Science in Nursing Nurse Practitioner- 37 semester credits  Master of Science in Nursing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) 33-semester credits Master of Science in Nursing 3 tracks: Educator Informatics Leadership and Administration  

Quest Nursing Education Center 
7402 North 56th Street, Suite 812 & 815 
Tampa, FL 33617 
P/F: 8133282995 

Quest Nursing Education Center has a Florida Campus! 

LICENSURE 

Quest Nursing Education Center, Florida is a private institution located in Tampa, Florida and licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Quest Nursing Education Center is approved by the Florida board of nursing and licensed by the department of education to offer the ASN and BSN programs. 

OTHER STATE REGISTRATION: 

Quest Nursing Education Center, Florida is registered with the California Bureau of Private Post Secondary to enroll students from California in its Florida Program. 

The institution enrolls students from California and Florida in its Florida programs. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA STUDENTS: 

The Quest Nursing Education Center Florida ASN and BSN program has been officially reviewed by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the curriculum deemed to be equivalent to California prelicensure nursing program Standards. After successful program completion, students may apply directly to California for authorization to test or may apply to Florida for authorization to test and endorse applicable license to California. 

DEGREES AWARDED/PROGRAMS OFFERED: 

Quest Nursing Education Center offers the following programs: 

  • Associate of Science in Nursing- ASN Program ( Hybrid/Blended program)  
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing- BSN program ( Hybrid program) 
  • Practical Nursing Program (PN/VN)  
  • RN to BSN 
  • Nurse Practitioner Program ( Masters of Science- Nurse Practitioner) 
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse -Masters of Science 
  • Education 
  • Informatics 
  • Leadership and Administration 

Please click on the brochures below for information on each program 

RN to BSN.pdf

BSN.pdf

ASN.pdf

Practical Nursing.pdf

Quest APRN-MSN Brochure – Education.pdf

 Quest APRN-MSN Brochure – Informatics.pdf

Quest APRN-MSN Brochure – Leadership.pdf

Quest MSN-NP Brochure – Nurse Practitioner.pdf

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THE ASN AND BSN PROGRAM 

Advanced placement track students ( LVNs/LPNs/RNs) Accepted with credit granted for nursing courses taken. Please note: The cost of the program is the same for all pre-licensure students even if the student is an advanced placement student. 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE: 

Theory courses are online and may include synchronous (ZOOM) and asynchronous formats. 

Clinicals are held in block schedules; 2 weeks at a time concurrently with theory during the term/semester. 

Example: 

ASN students will have 3 – 4 on campus/clinical visits of 2 weeks each visit to Florida every quarter. For example, 1 visit ( Jan- Mar), visit 2 ( April- June) Visit 3 ( July- Sept) Visit 4 ( Oct- Dec) 

BSN students will have 4 – 5 campus/clinical visits of 2 weeks each. For example, 1 visit ( Jan- Mar), visit 2 ( April- June) Visit 3 ( July- Sept) Visit 4 ( Oct- Dec) visit 5 ( Jan- mar) 

Advanced Placement students (e.g LVNs and LPNs) for ASN/BSN will have one 2-week visit. If the LVN student is missing nursing transfer credits, they may require more than one visit- LVN/LPN students will need to submit their LVN/LPN transcripts for evaluation. 

PROGRAM START DATE FOR ASN AND BSN PROGRAM 

PROGRAMS START EVERY 

January  

April  

July  

October  

Application Deadlines-  

Priority Registration 1st of the month prior to start date 

Late Registration 15th of the month prior to start date 

Academic Calendar Jan 1st – Dec 31st 

Spring Semester Term Session 1  

Jan 1st – March 31st (Application Deadline Dec 1st

Spring Semester Term Session 2 

April 1st – June 30th (Application Deadline March 1st

Fall Semester Term Session 1 

July 1st – September 30th ( Application Deadline June 1st

Fall Semester Term Session 2 

October 1st – December 31st ( Application deadline September 1st

ASN and BSN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

  • Possession of a High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent 
  • Score at least a 62% on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) or Successfully Passing the Institutionally administered Wonderlic Scholastic Exam with at least a 15. 
  • Completion of Prerequisite courses: 

Students in the nursing programs are required to able to 

  1. Pass a Level 2 background screening (as defined in Section 435.04, Florida Statutes) and that the results of the student’s screening do not include any disqualifying offense as defined in Section 435.04(2)-(3), Florida Statutes.  
  1. Provide documentation of a satisfactory physical examination verified by a health care provider. 
  1. Provide documentation showing that they are current on their immunizations. Titer reports for MMR, Varicella, and Hep B are required. Annual Flu and a Covid Vaccine may be required, and, in addition, students must complete TB testing (QuantiFERON-TB Gold and/or chest X-ray + Symptom Review Form), have a current TdaP, and complete an N95 Mask fit test. 
 
ASN pre-requisites  BSN pre-requisites 
Anatomy Course with Lab or (A&P I) 4 credits Physiology Course with Lab or (A&P II) 4 credits Microbiology Course with Lab 4 credits Introduction to Psychology Course 3 credits Sociology Course 3 credits Communication Course I (Oral) 3 credits Communication Course II (Oral or Written) 3 credits Algebra 3 credits Anatomy Course with Lab or (A&P I) 4 credits Physiology Course with Lab or (A&P II) 4 credits Microbiology Course with Lab 4 credits Introduction to Psychology Course 3 credits Sociology Course 3 credits Communication Course I (Oral) 3 credits Communication Course II (Oral or Written) 3 credits Algebra 3 credits Introductory Chemistry 3 credits English I 3 credits Introduction to Nutrition 3 credits Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3 credits Introductory Statistics 3 credits Introduction to Humanities/Humanities elective 3 credits 

PREREQUISITES: 

Students should submit transcripts of prerequisite courses taken at other institutions for evaluation. Prerequisite transfer credits may also be granted for qualifying College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) course examinations. American Council on Education, ACE courses, for example StraighterLine.com, Sophia learning, and Study.com, are also acceptable for transfer credit. There are no recency requirements for prerequisite courses. 

Websites for ACE Credit courses https://www.straighterline.com/ or study.com (College accelerator membership) 

Students may also test out to get credits for pre-requisites. 

Testing out options: 

For most courses except sciences: 

https://clep.collegeboard.org/clep-exams

For statistics and lifespan 

https://www.getcollegecredit.com/exam_fact_sheets

For Science courses: 

https://ondemand.questionmark.com/home/405669/user

click on top left; buy exam 

search and find 

Microbiology  

Anatomy and Physiology  

COST 

The cost of the program is the same for all pre-licensure students even if the student is an advanced placement student. 

Fee Schedule 

Program Costs: Paid to Institution 

Program/ Credit Hours Associate of Science in Nursing program/82 credits/units Bachelor of Science in Nursing program/120 credits/units 
Non-refundable Registration Fee $100 $100 
Tuition (for courses offered and transferred in) $609.76/credit ($50,000) $530/credit ($63,600) 
Transfer credit fees $609.76/credit $530/credit 
LMS Fees $2050 $2050 
STRF FEE (California Only) $130 Changes to $0, effective 4/2024 $165 Changes to $0, effective 4/2024 
TOTALS paid to institution for 4 terms $52,150 $65,750 
 Associate of Science in Nursing program Bachelor of Science in Nursing-program 
Additional Books, ATI Software  supplies, uniform- Estimated $3500 $4000 
TOTALS including Estimated third party costs $55,650 $69,750 

PAYMENT PLANS: 

  • Installment Plans covering tuition- Payments are made during program 

ASN Payment plans 

 Accelerated ASN: 12- month track Generic ASN: 24-month track Payment plan with Servicing and interest loan- For those who qualify: credit based  For all ASN tracks 
Associate of Science in Nursing-RN program/82 semester credits $7750 deposit and $3700/ month x 12 months $6150 deposit and $2000/month x 23 months $7700 minimum deposit and  Approx. $2000-2200/month x 24 months 

BSN Payment plans 

 Accelerated BSN: 12- month track Generic BSN: 24-month track Payment plan with Servicing and interest loan- For those who qualify: credit based For all BSN tracks 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing- program/120 semester credits $7700 deposit and $4837.50/ month x 12 months $7100 deposit and $2550/month x 23 months $7700 minimum deposit and  $2400- 2500/month x 30 months 

ENROLLMENT: 

Steps to enroll: 

Submit all required prerequisite transcripts, proof of Highschool/Equivalent, and TEAS test report, and indicate your requested admission program date/month to QuestFloridaRN@questnursing.com 

Attn: Dr. Stacey Eletu, RN, BSN, PHN, MSN,FNP-C,DNP 

Once all documents have been reviewed, you will be contacted for education plan, financial plan, and enrollment