Click here to go to Chipola's Home Page
Dr. Vickie Stephens
Dean - School of Health Sciences
Contact Us: (850) 718-2278

Bachelors of Science in Nursing




Chipola College's Associate in Nursing (ADN) degree program and Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree program are both accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Rd, N.E., Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone (404) 975-5000



Chipola College has been approved by the Florida State Board of Education to offer a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing program which began in August, 2008.

The RN to BSN program focuses on development of professional nursing practice, includes content that will broaden and strengthen knowledge and skills and prepares highly-qualified nurses to work in diverse health care settings. The program adheres to all common courses prerequisites, course of study, and clinical requirements for RN to BSN programs in Florida.

Mission Statement
Chipola College Health Sciences Nursing Program provides accessible, affordable, quality health care education to qualified students. 

Chipola College Health Sciences Nursing program utilizes innovative teaching modalities and community partnerships to promote education in the healthcare field.  Faculty promotes quality healthcare education that embraces cultural, ethnic and social diversity.  Empowering the student to provide quality healthcare for individuals, families, and communities. 

Registered nurses will be supported and guided through the development of an advanced professional career.  This process will incorporate an active research and analysis that will support their patients, families, groups, and communities.  These individuals will be leaders and managers in their communities utilizing current, evidence-based practices to develop processes that are pertinent, relevant, and conducive to the improvement of health care delivery.  Also, they will function effectively and in collaboration with inter-professional teams fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision making to achieve quality patient care to diverse populations.


Member of The Florida College System 3094 Indian Circle | Marianna, FL 32446 | Phone: (850) 526-2761 | Email Us