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Nursing: VCARE, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , FL,
The Nursing: VCARE program is offered by the University of South Florida.The VCARE sequence is for students who have U.S. Army Medic, U.S. Air Force Medic, or U.S. Navy Corpsman training and experience and minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

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The Nursing: VCARE sequence at University of South Florida is for students who have U.S. Army Medic, U.S. Air Force Medic, or U.S. Navy Corpsman training and experience and minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice
  • Pharmacology in Nursing Practice
  • Bridge to Professional Nursing
  • Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice 
  • Ethical/Legal Aspects of Nursing and Health Care 
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Clinical 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Admission to the University of South Florida

  • Completed application to the College of Nursing prior to the published deadline for the intended term of entry

  • Applicants must have U.S. Army Medic, U.S. Air Force Medic, or U.S. Navy Corpsman training and experience to be a candidate for the V-CARE sequence

  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA on all undergraduate work. Required pre-requisite course grades may be weighted

  • Submission of a specified essay to be weighed along with cumulative GPA and experience for possible admission

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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