Florida LPN to RN/BSN Programs

LPNs in Florida who are looking for ways to advance in the field of nursing are increasingly opting to become RNs via one of the state’s LPN to RN programs. With pathways for LPN to ADN as well as LPN to BSN, LPNs can customize the RN degree that’s right for them. RNs enjoy increased autonomy, a wider variety of nursing career specializations, and more money. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in Florida earn an average of $21,670 more annually than LPNs in the state.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in FL

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Florida. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
ATA Career Education
LPN to RN
7351 Spring Hill Dr #11
Spring Hill, FL
(352) 684-3007
Broward College
LPN to RN
111 East Las Olas Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
(954) 201-7350
Burnett International College
LPN to RN
2601 S Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL
(561) 736-3998
College of Central Florida
LPN to ADN
3001 S.W. College Road
Ocala, FL
(352) 873-5800
Eastern Florida State College
LPN to RN
1519 Clearlake Road
Cocoa, FL
(321) 632-1111
Florida Career College
LPN to RN
3383 N State Rd 7
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
(888) 609-8959
Florida Gateway College
LPN to RN
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL
(386) 752-1822
Florida State College - Jacksonville
LPN to RN
101 W State St
Jacksonville, FL
(904) 646-2300
Galen College of Nursing - Tampa Bay
LPN to ADN
11101 Roosevelt Blvd N
Saint Petersberg, FL
(727) 577-1497
Gulf Coast State College
LPN to ADN
5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL
(850) 769-1551
Health Care Institute - Ft. Lauderdale
LPN to RN
4850 West Oakland Park Blvd. Suite 123
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
(954) 579-2001
Health Care Institute - West Palm Beach
LPN to RN
1764 North Congress Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL
(561) 586-0121
Herzing University Orlando
LPN to BSN
1865 FL-436
Winter Park, FL
(407) 641-5227
Hillsborough Community College - Dale Mabry Campus
LPN to RN
4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd
Tampa, FL
(813) 253-7000
Hope College of Arts and Sciences
LPN to RN
1200 S.W. 3rd Street
Pompano Beach, FL
(954) 532-9614
Jersey College - Ft. Lauderdale
LPN to RN
2307 W Broward Blvd.
Ft Lauderdale, FL
(954) 321-8890
Jersey College - Jacksonville
LPN to RN
8131 Baymeadows Cir W
Jacksonville, FL
(904) 733-3588
Jersey College - Largo
LPN to RN
2025 Indian Rocks Rd.
Largo, FL
(727) 202-9393
Jersey College - Tampa
LPN to RN
3625 Queen Palm Drive
Tampa, FL
(813) 246-5111
Lake Sumter State College
LPN to RN
9501 US-441
Leesburg, FL
(352) 787-3747
Mercy Hospital College of Nursing
LPN to RN
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL
(305) 854-4400
North Florida Community College
LPN to RN
325 NW Turner Davis Dr.
Madison, FL
(850) 973-2288
Northwest Florida State College
LPN to RN
100 College Blvd.
Niceville, FL
(850) 678-5111
Palm Beach State College
LPN to RN
4200 Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL
(561) 967-7222
Pasco-Hernandez State College
LPN to RN
10230 Ridge Road
New Port Richey, FL
(727) 847-2727
Pensacola State College
LPN to RN
1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL
(850) 484-1000
Polk State College
LPN to RN
999 Avenue H N.E.
Winter Haven, FL
(863) 297-1000
Rasmussen College - Fort Myers
LPN to RN
9160 Forum Corporate Parkway, Suite 100
Fort Myers, FL
(239) 477-2100
Rasmussen College - New Port Richey
LPN to RN
8661 Citizens Drive
New Port Richey, FL
(727) 942-0069
Rasmussen College - Ocala
LPN to RN
4755 SW 46th Court
Ocala, FL
(352) 291-8565
Rasmussen College - Tampa/Brandon
LPN to RN
4042 Park Oaks Blvd, Suite 100
Tampa, FL
(813) 246-7600
Santa Fe College
LPN to RN
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL
(352) 395-5000
South Florida State College
LPN to RN
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL
(863) 453-6661
St. John's River State College
LPN to RN
5001 St Johns Ave
Palatka, FL
(386) 312-4200
St. Petersberg College
LPN to RN
6605 5th Ave N
St. Petersberge, FL
(727) 341-4772
State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota
LPN to RN
5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL
(941) 752-5000
Valencia College
LPN to RN
1800 S Kirkman Rd
Orlando, FL
(407) 299-5000
West Coast University
LPN to BSN
9250 NW 36th St
Doral, FL
(866) 508-2684

Florida LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was retrieved from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in Florida.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater - FL$44,000$65,30048.4%
Miami, Miami Beach, Kendall - FL$43,870$67,46053.8%
Orlando, Kissimmee, Sanford - FL$40,250$61,62053.1%
Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach - FL$43,830$69,10057.7%
Jacksonville - FL$42,580$63,09048.2%
West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach - FL$44,520$66,01048.3%
Gainesville - FL$41,300$62,39051.1%
North Port, Sarasota, Bradenton - FL$43,190$64,62049.6%
Cape Coral, Fort Myers - FL$42,380$64,42052.0%
Deltona, Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach - FL$40,690$58,00042.5%
Lakeland, Winter Haven - FL$41,090$59,05043.7%
Palm Bay, Melbourne, Titusville - FL$42,190$63,35050.2%
Pensacola, Ferry Pass, Brent - FL$38,080$57,02049.7%
Tallahassee - FL$40,590$60,49049.0%
Port St. Lucie - FL$42,700$59,51039.4%
Naples, Immokalee, Marco Island - FL$44,230$62,99042.4%
Ocala - FL$39,510$60,64053.5%
Panama City - FL$37,220$54,45046.3%
Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Destin - FL$38,200$59,00054.5%
Punta Gorda - FL$40,210$58,28044.9%
Sebastian, Vero Beach - FL$41,610$60,18044.6%
Homosassa Springs - FL$39,360$61,39056.0%
Sebring - FL$41,150$61,93050.5%
The Villages - FL$40,940$60,52047.8%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm