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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree in Miami

At West Coast University-Miami, every part of our program is designed with our students’ needs in mind. This includes creating a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program with no waitlists so that classes are always available when you need them.

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Miami BSN Program Highlights

WCU’s student-centric approach means you get one-on-one support every step of the way, from no-cost tutoring to Student Success advisors. We are continuously pursuing more effective and innovative ways to make a Miami nursing education accessible to students who have the passion to make a difference in their communities.

<p><strong>No Waitlists</strong></p>
<p>With no waitlist, you can start your BSN degree in Miami now and begin making a difference sooner.</p>

No Waitlists

With no waitlist, you can start your BSN degree in Miami now and begin making a difference sooner.

<p><strong>Accelerated Program Pace Option:</strong></p>
<p>Complete the BSN program in as little as 39 months.</p>

Accelerated Program Pace Option:

Complete the BSN program in as little as 39 months.

<p><strong>Simulation Labs</strong></p>
<p>Work through real-life scenarios in our technologically advanced simulation labs, equipped with high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients.</p>

Simulation Labs

Work through real-life scenarios in our technologically advanced simulation labs, equipped with high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients.

<p><strong>Clinical Support</strong></p>
<p>With a diverse range of clinical partners, our clinical advisors can help you find a local placement that aligns with your interests.</p>

Clinical Support

With a diverse range of clinical partners, our clinical advisors can help you find a local placement that aligns with your interests.

Student Life at WCU

Join a diverse community of passionate, dedicated individuals at WCU.  With a culture that feels like a family, you will have all the support you need to be the best you can be. Join a study group to learn from your classmates or get some guidance through peer tutoring sessions. With small classroom sizes, you’ll have the opportunity to get to know your professors and get insight into the healthcare industry. Find a community that helps you build on your strengths and reach your academic goals.

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Additional Information about the BSN Program in Miami

West Coast University-Miami works diligently to stay at the forefront of the health care industry. By embracing a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success, we deliver healthcare education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. This dedication helps graduates from our nursing program to gain the competencies they need to be successful in the nursing profession.

WEST COAST UNIVERSITY-MIAMI BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Choose when to begin with multiple starts per year
  • Gain real-life, hands-on experience in the dynamic Simulation Center
  • Lifetime career planning advice, resume writing guidance and interview preparation
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify

West Coast University-Miami supports its Miami BSN students beyond the last day of class. We are committed to helping our graduates throughout their nursing careers. Through our Career Services Department, we provide ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our students and graduates.

At WCU-Miami, our goal is to build both the skills and confidence required in the nursing field. Practice using high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients. Coupled with hands-on clinical experiences, our simulations give students the opportunity to master foundational skills and graduate with confidence.

Our Miami BSN students experience a range of patient care situations from routine to emergency. During simulation sessions, each student practices the functions of a Registered Nurse, independently. The Simulation labs at West Coast University use a full range of scenarios at all levels of the core nursing program:

  • Medical and Surgical Units
  • Pediatrics
  • Maternity/OB
  • Mental Health

WCU-Miami is dedicated to building long-term clinical relationships and hospital affiliations that offer students a world of options and meaningful clinical experiences.

Clinical faculty provide support by facilitating preference selection, helping with compliance tracking, and assist with clinical site placement.

Students who qualify may gain public health experience in a global setting with our international education program.

Passing the licensure exam is an essential milestone for all nurses. That’s why WCU-Miami helps prepare you every step of the way.

  • One-on-one support from NCLEX advisors
  • NCLEX bootcamps
  • No-cost tutoring
  • Access to a virtual library of educational books and videos
  • Green Light program

In 2020, 92.65% of our WCU-Miami BSN students passed the NCLEX-RN on their first try!*

*Florida Board of Nursing
National Council Licensure Examination - RN (Registered Nurse) Pass Rate
West Coast University - Miami Campus
2020 First-Time Test Takers (Passed/Overall Total) - 227/245
Passage Rate - 92.65%

The Miami BSN program focuses on the preparation of nurses who are life-long learners and critical thinkers, and upon completion of the program, will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

A total of 120 semester credits are required to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), including the completion of general education courses, lower and upper division didactic theory courses, and clinical experience.

Program Requirements and Curriculum 

How Much Does The Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Miami Program Cost?

We know school is a substantial commitment. At WCU, we want to equip you with all the information you need to make the right decision for your future.

Our goal is to give you a clear understanding of Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Miami tuition costs so you can be well-informed as you navigate the application and enrollment process. To assist you in your decision, we provide a breakdown below of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Miami program costs at West Coast University.

We offer several financial aid options – including scholarships, grants, and loan access – to help support you through your studies.

For more information about your financial support options, visit our financial aid page.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Accelerated*

Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Total Program Credits 120
Program Length (Full-Time) 8 semesters
General Education Courses (per credit x 46 credits) $599
Core Courses (per credit x. 74 credits) (nursing & non-nursing1) $799
Total Tuition Costs $86,680
Registration Fee (refundable) $75
Estimated Total Book Costs2 $4,674
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost2 $468
Estimate for Uniforms Fee2 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees2 $1,945
Technology Fee3($100 per semester) $800
General Education Resource Fee4 $775
Estimated Total Program Costs $95,547

* Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated, Working Professional or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree. In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course a term.

1 Non-nursing core includes PATH 370 and PHIL 434.

2 The Estimated Book, Uniform, and Supply costs reflect the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

3 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

4 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with FYS 001, First Year Seminar and ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited. Credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing. Students enrolled less than 1/2-Time are billed by the credit hour.1

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Evening and Weekend*

Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Total Program Credits 120
Program Length (Full-Time)
9 semesters
General Education Courses (per credit x 46 credits) $599
Core Courses (per credit x. 74 credits) (nursing & non-nursing1) $799
Total Tuition Costs $86,680
Registration Fee (refundable) $75
Estimated Total Book Costs2 $4,674
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost2 $468
Estimate for Uniforms Fee2 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees2 $1,945
Technology Fee3 ($100 per semester) $900
General Education Resource Fee4 $775
Estimated Total Program Costs $95,647

* Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated, Working Professional or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree. In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course a term.

1 Non-nursing core includes PATH 370 and PHIL 434.

2 The Estimated Book, Uniform, and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

3 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

4 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with FYS 001, First Year Seminar and ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited. credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing. Students enrolled less than 1/2-Time are billed by the credit hour.1

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Working Professionals*

Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Total Program Credits 120
Program Length (Full-Time)
11 semesters
General Education Courses (per credit x 46 credits) $599
Core Courses (per credit x. 74 credits) (nursing & non-nursing1) $799
Total Tuition Costs $86,680
Registration Fee (refundable) $75
Estimated Total Book Costs2 $4,674
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost2 $468
Estimate for Uniforms Fee2 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees2 $1,945
Technology Fee3 ($100 per semester) $1,100
General Education Resource Fee4 $775
Estimated Total Program Costs $95,847

* Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated, Working Professional or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree. In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course a term.

1 Non-nursing core includes PATH 370 and PHIL 434

2 The Estimated Book, Uniform, and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

3 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

4 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with FYS 001, First Year Seminar and ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited. Credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.1Students enrolled less than 1/2-Time are billed by the credit hour.

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WCU provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment.

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the University has moved some of the on-ground courses into a distance education modality. However, as soon as the COVID-19 circumstances change, students will be expected to return on campus to complete their program onsite in the regular learning modality as approved by WSCUC and outlined in the university catalog.

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