Practical Nursing (PN) Program

Start your Nursing Career in just 12 months!

Nurses are needed now more than ever, which promises a rising job outlook in the field. Starting a nursing career with Rophem prepares students for greatness as safe, effective, and compassionate nurses to their clients. Graduates of our Florida Board of Nursing approved Practical Nursing Program will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN Exam to become successful Licensed Practical Nurses.


  • Includes 1370 clock hours of theoretical instruction and hands on clinical experience.
  • Our curriculum was specifically developed to prepare you for the NCLEX-PN and for your career as a nurse.
  • Students are encouraged to practice nursing skills, develop clinical judgment, and build confidence through our hands-on clinical experience provided through direct care and interaction with patients in clinical settings and skills labs.

Starting your nursing journey doesn’t have to be difficult; we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

Read more about our program in our Student Catalog.

Start your Nursing Journey with Rophem School of Nursing!


Start by downloading our application, then pay the non-refundable application fee of $150 PAY HERE

Call us at (727) 656-0077 or send an email to to pay the application fee, get our complete application packet, and schedule your entrance test.


  • Short application that asks for your general information
  • A copy of your high school diploma/GED
  • Valid picture ID (driver’s license etc.)
  • Proof of Legal Residence (SSN)
  • A passing score on our entrance exam
  • Level II background check
  • 5-Panel Drug Test
  • Medical History form
  • Physical Exam and Up-to-date immunizations
  • Copy of Current AHA-approved CPR card

We can begin processing your application after all paperwork has been submitted and the application fee has been paid. Our processing can take up to 7 business days depending on the details of your application.

Once accepted, our students are equipped with all the tools needed to begin their nursing journey:

  • Purchase textbooks at discounted prices.
  • Flexible payment plan
  • One Rophem School of Nursing gray polo shirt
  • Experienced and passionate instructors
  • Hands-on clinical and lab experiences

Register NOW for admission into the next quarter!

Contact us now at (727) 656-0077 or We’d love to hear from you!