BSN and ADN Program – Florida

BSN and ADN Program – Florida

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

BSN and ADN Program – Florida

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 ADN 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 ADN 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

Quest Nursing Education Center offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and the Associate of Science in Nursing Degree. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing requires successful completion of the general education and nursing courses to obtain the 120 semester credit hours required for the degree. The Associate of Science in Nursing requires successful completion of the general education and nursing courses to receive the 82 semester credit hours required for the degree. Degrees are awarded contingent upon student completion of all the necessary coursework, course hours, academic and clinical competencies, compliance with institution procedures and regulations, including resolving any outstanding institutional charges of fees or misconduct.

PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Quest Nursing Education Center offers the following programs:

  • Associate of Science in Nursing- ADN Program ( Hybrid program) 

Two tracks: ADN Program:

1. Full-time (12 months)

2. Part-time ( 24 months)

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing- ADN program  ( Hybrid program)

Two tracks: BSN Program:

 1. Full time ( 12 months)

 2. Part time (24 months)

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:

ADN 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 ADN/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 ADN 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)

ADN 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. 
  2. Provide documentation of a satisfactory physical examination verified by a health care provider.
  3. 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.

ADN pre-requisites

                BSN pre-requisites

  1. Anatomy Course with Lab or (A&P I) 4 credits
  2. Physiology Course with Lab or (A&P II) 4 credits
  3. Microbiology Course with Lab 4 credits
  4. Introduction to Psychology Course 3 credits
  5. Sociology Course 3 credits
  6. Communication Course I (Oral) 3 credits
  7. Communication Course II (Oral or Written) 3 credits
  8. Algebra 3 credits
  1. Anatomy Course with Lab or (A&P I) 4 credits
  2. Physiology Course with Lab or (A&P II) 4 credits
  3. Microbiology Course with Lab 4 credits
  4. Introduction to Psychology Course 3 credits
  5. Sociology Course 3 credits
  6. Communication Course I (Oral) 3 credits
  7. Communication Course II (Oral or Written) 3 credits
  8. Algebra 3 credits
  9. Introductory Chemistry 3 credits
  10. English I 3 credits
  11. Introduction to Nutrition 3 credits
  12. Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3 credits
  13. Introductory Statistics 3 credits
  14. 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

ADN Payment plans

Accelerated ADN: 12- month track

Generic ADN: 24-month track

Payment plan with Servicing and interest loan- For those who qualify: credit based

 For all ADN 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