Midnight Update: EFSC's Palm Bay Campus will reopen Thursday, with all classes and exams taking place as scheduled. A power outage canceled late afternoon and evening classes and final exams on Wednesday. Students should check with their instructors for any impact on Wednesday's Final Exam schedules. Updates will be posted here, shared through Titan Alerts and social media.

Explore health & nursing careers

You're in the right place if you're interested in any of the programs in the College's Nursing and Health Sciences Institute. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations related to health care are projected to have the fastest job growth between 2010 and 2020. Education at Eastern Florida State college includes hands-on clinical experience so graduates are prepared for the job market.

Choose a program from the list below and start exploring.

Please Note: Beginning in January 2017, several programs will be moving to a new building on the Melbourne Campus. The list includes programs with careers practiced primarily in a hospital-based setting. Those programs moving to Melbourne are marked with an *

Nursing & Health Sciences Programs


Nursing and Health Sciences Admissions & Advising, Cocoa Campus
1519 Clearlake Rd, Bldg 20, Rm 211
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-433-7575
Fax: 321-433-7579

Cocoa Campus Health Science Admissions and Advising Office Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Thursday

Melbourne Campus Health Science Advising Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM, Mondays ONLY, by appointment ONLY. Walk-ins will not be seen, due to peak registration.

*NOTE:  As of November 30, all Melbourne Campus Health Science Advising appointments have been scheduled through the end of 2016. Health Science Advising in Melbourne will resume after January 16, 2017.  

To schedule a Health Science Advising Appointment, use the link below.  You will receive an email or phone call from the advisor as confirmation of your appointment. Please note that your requested time may not be available.
Request Advising Appointment
If you have not received a response within two business days, please check your email's spam folder.


Dean's Message

Paulette Howell

Dr. Paulette Howell

Dean, Nursing & Health Sciences Institute

"EFSC is a great place for you to learn and grow as a healthcare professional. Whether you're pursuing a certificate, an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in health care, you will find what you are looking for here. Take a look at our programs and contact us for more information. Begin your ‘happily ever after’ …today."