SCF to Offer Information Sessions on Nursing Degree

(Bradenton, Fla., January 26, 2015) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer information sessions for students interested in applying for the Associate in Science (A.S.) in Nursing Degree Program.

Information sessions are scheduled at the following three campuses:

• noon Monday, Feb. 2, and 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 800, room 852;

• noon Thursday, Feb. 19, and 10 a.m. Monday, March 2, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., building 29, room 106 (the Feb. 19 session will be in room 143); and

• 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, and 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E., Medical Technology & Simulation Center, room 203 (the Feb. 10 session will be in room 205).

The application period for the Summer 2015 LPN-to-RN Transition Program is Feb. 1 - March 15. Applicants must have a current Florida PN license by the application deadline.

The application period for the basic Fall 2015 A.S. in Nursing Degree Program is April 1-May 15.

Eligible students must have completed prerequisite courses, met the minimum GPA requirements and passed the nursing entrance examination by the application deadline.

For more information, call the A.S. in Nursing department at 941-752-5209 or contact Julie Darner, SCF health professions specialist, at Visit Maps and directions are online at

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