• Mon - Fri / 9.00AM - 06.00PM
  • 7300 Sand Lake Commons Blvd., Ste 304 - Orlando, FL
  • (407) 440 3291

PROGRAMS

Admission Requirements

At Bridgeway School of Nursing, our knowledgeable, supportive faculty and staff are dedicated to your success from the moment you choose to study with us. Our holistic approach of hands-on, student-centered education is an effective way to build your skills, and our flexible programs are designed to fit your schedule for in person instruction. Some textbooks are available for check out from our resource center. We are committed to your success.

The following information provides what we require for program admission. Official Transcripts are to be sent to:

Mail:
Bridgeway School of Nursing
7300 Sandlake Commons Blvd Suite 304
Orlando, FL 32819

Fax: 407-386-6933

Email: tuckermcfaddenma@bridgewayschoolofnursing.net

Practical Nursing

12 MONTHS
  • Submit an application and speak with a student service representative
  • Take a placement test: “TABE”, “SAT”, “ACT”, or Bridgeway Entrance Exam
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Be at least 18 years of age by graduation
  • No prerequisites necessary

Associates of Science in Nursing

20 MONTHS*
  • Submit a completed application and pay fee of admission $50
  • Complete a placement test: “TEAS”, “HESI”, or our Bridgeway Entrance Exam**
  • Provide GED or High School Diploma
  • Be at least 18 years of age by graduation
  • General education prerequisite requirements with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale confirmed on official transcripts.** The course requirements are as follows:
  • English Composition I
  • College Algebra
  • Psychology (Developmental recommended)
  • Microbiology with lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nutrition
  • Anatomy & Physiology
    I & II with lab
  • Choose one humanities course from approved list
  • Choose one elective course (Chemistry recommended)

Some textbooks are available for check out from our resource center.

* This may change depending on student transfer status, student ability to complete necessary courses, and our course offering schedule.

** If this requirement is not met, applicant may be admitted on provisional acceptance. Decided on a case by case basis. Speak with admission personnel for details.

International Students

  • International students can enter the program if they have all prerequisites without a GED, if they pass the GED test prior to program completion.
  • Applicants whose native language is other than English must demonstrate an established level of English proficiency by taking the internet based TOEFL and have a minimum cumulative score of 90 with minimum individual scores of 26 in speaking, 22 in listening, 20 in writing, and 22 in reading. Only official scores will be accepted, and the testing must be within two years of application to the program.
  • If applicant attended or is a graduate of a foreign institution, all coursework from the foreign institution must be evaluated for U. S. institutional equivalence. The official evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service. For evaluations, please contact one of the following:

World Education Services
P.O. Box 745
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113
(212) 966-6311
wes.org

Josef Silny and Associates
7101 SW 102nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 273-1616
(305) 273-1338 fax
jsilny.com
email

Educational Credential Evaluators
P.O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI
53203
(414) 289-3400
ece.org

Transfer Credits

All transcripts must be evaluated before students can be accepted into a program.

All prerequisite courses are eligible to be accepted for transfer credit.

Minimal nursing courses are accepted for transfer credit. Inquire with an admission personnel for details.