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School of Nursing


Valencia College SON is fully accredited by ACEN since 1976. Last Commission action July 2018.
Next site visit Fall 2023.



Graduates of Valencia College School of Nursing program (NCLEX) pass rate for 2020


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Job placement of Valencia School of Nursing graduates for 2020 (FETPIP data)


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School of Nursing program graduates completion rate for 2020


Associate in Science

While Valencia College does not require a Covid-19 vaccination at this time, Health Sciences programs are required by the state of Florida and national accrediting bodies to deliver instruction and validate skills in clinical healthcare settings. These clinical facilities set the compliance rules (i.e., immunizations, drug screenings, background checks, and fitness for duty) that students must meet to be eligible for instruction at these sites. At this time, If you decide not to receive a Covid-19 vaccination (or any other required immunization or screening), you may not be able to complete a Health Science Program. If you have any questions about these requirements, please request to speak to our Compliance Manager at Health Science Compliance (

The A.S. degree prepares you to enter a specialized career field in about two years. It also transfers to the Bachelor of Applied Science program offered at some universities. If the program is “articulated,” it will also transfer to a B.A. or B.S. degree program at a designated university.


Bachelor of Science - Online RN to BSN

The online RN to BSN degree prepares you to enter an advanced position within a specialized career field. The upper-division courses build on an associate degree and take about two years to complete.

Online RN to BSN

Learn more about our fully online asynchronous program.

Associate in Arts Transfer Plan

  • NUTRITION - AA Degree program and Elective Courses - West and Osceola Campuses
    • The A.A. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics will prepare students for transfer to a Florida public university as a junior to complete a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Valencia also provides Nutrition courses that are available for open enrollment as an elective for interest in personal health and/or fitness. Select Nutrition courses can be used as a required course for Science degree program(s) or Nursing program admission prerequisite. See catalog for more information.
  • Kristin Bartholomew, RDN, Nutrition Discipline Coordinator - West Campus, Osceola Campus

Continuing Education

Continuing Education provides non-degree, non-credit programs including industry-focused training, professional development, language courses, certifications and custom course development for organizations. Day, evening, weekend and online learning opportunities are available.


Administrative Staff

Keren Sosa ArandaNursing Office WECAdmin Asst, Academic Dean
Tiffany StephensNursing Office WECAdmin Asst, Academic Dean

Administrative Faculty

Ruby AlvarezNursing Office WECInterim Dean, Nursing WEC(407) 582-1548
Diane GomezNursing WECDirector, Nursing(407) 582-1571