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Who We Are

At the School of Nursing, our goal is to provide an innovative learning environment that promotes excellence in the field. Programs prepare students to exhibit professionalism, ethical behaviors and competency in meeting the dynamic health-care needs of individuals across the lifespan, amongst diverse cultures and across health-care continuums.

Daytona State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associates and bachelor’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Daytona State College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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Why You Belong Here

Tremendous possibilities and job security exist in the nursing field for those with a desire to touch lives. Nursing professionals combine the art of caring with the science of health care to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients and their families cope with illness. A career in nursing provides the opportunity to reach out to people and to truly make a difference each and every day.

Nurses have never been more important to health care than they are today. In fact, registered nursing constitutes the largest segment of the health care workforce with 2.3 million jobs and it is expected to continue to grow. Nursing has been identified as having the potential for making the biggest impact on a transformation of health care delivery to a more efficient and effective system. The nursing shortage is expected to intensify as the demand for more and different nursing services grows.

If you're interested in becoming a nurse, Daytona State College has different program options to enter the nursing field. At Daytona State College we strive to provide nurses with opportunities for growth and advancement in their nursing careers. Our career ladder programs recognize the skills and degrees that nurses possess and award credit for future degrees.

With a Nursing degree, you can make a difference.

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Gainful Employment Information - Practical Nursing

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” The information provided here describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the latest completed academic year (as of July 1).

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