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Bachelor's Enrollment Steps & Deadlines at EFSC
Eastern Florida State College offers Bachelor of Applied Science Degrees in more than twenty specializations in the fields of Organizational Management, Applied Health Sciences and Computer Information Systems Technology. The College also has an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (RN to BSN), plus a Bachelor of Science in Science Teacher Education - Biology Teacher Specialization.
The Bachelor of Applied Science degrees and Science Teacher Education B.S. are designed for students who already hold an Associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, including recent graduates and those with experience in the work force. The RN to BSN is for Registered Nurses who have already earned their Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) who want to build on their skills and expand beyond the field's clinical aspect.
Follow the steps below as you plan your bachelor's program — and remember once you get through Step 2, you can take care of many of the next steps simultaneously to keep the process moving forward.
Important Note: The Admissions Team is available to assist you. Stop by Campus for walk-in assistance, or make an appointment to minimize your wait, plus virtual assistance is available by phone at 321-433-7300 and can answer most questions. Visit the Admission's Contact Information page for details, hours and how to make an on-campus appointment. Prospective students can also schedule a virtual, on-campus or phone appointment with a recruitment specialist using our Future Student Appointment Scheduler.
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Steps to Enrollment
Step 1: Explore Bachelor's Degree program tracks
Explore the Bachelor's Degree specializations through the links below to find specific information on each degree and Frequently Asked Questions. If you'd like to discuss degree options with a Bachelor's Advisor, use the links below to schedule bachelor advising appointments, with the available methods (phone, MS Teams or on-campus) varying by campus.
- Advanced Allied Health Specialization
- Biomedical Sciences Specialization
- Biotechnology Specialization
- Medical Imaging Specialization
- Veterinary Nursing
- Networking Systems Specialization
- Program Development/Software Development Specialization
- Computer Project Management Specialization
- Cybersecurity Specialization
- Data Science Specialization
- Accounting Specialization
- Banking and Finance Specialization
- Event Planning and Management
- General Business Specialization
- Healthcare Management Specialization
- Human Resource Management Specialization
- Nonprofit Management
- Public Administration Specialization
- Public Safety Management Specialization
- Sales & Marketing Specialization
- Sports Management Specialization
- Travel and Tourism Management
Our Career Planning & Development Centers also are a resource during this stage of planning and throughout your college experience. Think about your career aspirations and how your course of study can help you achieve your goals.
Step 2: Review deadlines, apply for admission and provide proof of residency
The deadlines and information below are for students applying to EFSC's bachelor degree programs. Applications will be accepted and processed in the order in which they are received. Please review all deadline information carefully.
2021-22 RN to BSN Degree Application Deadlines:
The RN to BSN program has a rolling admissions process as the application packet is finalized. Students are eligible to register for courses upon acceptance into the program. RN to BSN applicants must provide the license number and expiration date for their active, clear, unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing License when completing EFSC's online application. Learn more about the RN to BSN application process and requirements.
|Term||Opens||Priority Deadline|| BSN Application Closes
|Fall 2021||Feb. 8, 2021||July 28, 2021*||September 20, 2021|
|Spring 2022||June 15, 2021||November 8, 2021*||February 14, 2022|
|Summer 2022||November 1, 2021||April 25, 2022*||May 23, 2022|
|*The priority BSN deadline allows for acceptance for the first part of a term when a larger selection of courses are available, with a reduced selection available if a student starts mid term in a shorter 8-week session.|
2021-22 Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) and Science Teacher Education B.S. Application
- Students will not be accepted into a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program until final, official transcripts from all other regionally accredited colleges have been received. To allow time for processing, transcript(s) should be sent to arrive a minimum of three weeks before the Fall and Summer Term start dates and a minimum of six weeks before the Spring Term start date due to winter break.
- EFSC students in the final term of their associate's degree, must have submitted an "Intent to Graduate" form prior to submitting a bachelor's application.
- The Priority Online Application Deadlines chart below includes the transcript process and also allows time for the required online orientation and advising appointment to clear course registration holds.
- Because most Health Science BAS programs require program manager approval prior to acceptance, those specializations may have an earlier Priority Deadline or Application Close date than other BAS or B.S. programs to allow time for the review process.
- Applications received after the Priority Deadline and before the Application Closing Date will be processed, but may not allow sufficient time to start at the beginning of the term and class selection is more limited for shorter, "parts of term" courses. Review Eastern Florida's term start dates.
|BAS Applied Health Sciences - All specializations except Biotech & Biomedical
|BAS Term||Opens||Priority Deadline|| BAS Application Closes
|Fall 2021||Jan. 18, 2021||June 30, 2021*||June 30, 2021*|
|Spring 2022||June 15, 2021||October 13, 2021*||October 13, 2021*|
|Summer 2022||November 1, 2021||April 7, 2022*||April 7, 2022*|
|BAS (Org. Management, Computer & Biotech/Biomedical Specializations)
& BS Science Teacher Education
|Term||Opens||Priority Deadline|| Application Closes
|Fall 2021||Jan. 18, 2021||July 28, 2021*||August 19, 2021*|
|Spring 2022||June 15, 2021||November 8, 2021*||January 13, 2022*|
|Summer 2022||November 1, 2021||March 28, 2022*||May 19, 2022*|
|*Review the Important Notes above for a full explanation.|
Students who wish to apply for any Bachelor's Degree program must do so using EFSC's Online Application for Admission.
A one-time, non-refundable $30 application fee applies to applicants without an EFSC associate's degree. This fee can be paid online by credit card or in person by cash or check. If paying in person, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to pay the fee by cash or check at a Campus Cashiers office.
Please note that applications are processed in the order they were received and application processing time may take up to seven days. Check your email frequently for your acceptance letter.
Upon completion of your application, you will need to complete a residency declaration and provide supporting documentation. The Florida Residency Guidelines, will walk you through the process and provide a listing of state approved documents. Non-Florida residents must also complete the declaration. Submit completed declaration and supporting documentation to your nearest EFSC campus Admissions department or to your myEFSC dropbox – Admissions.
Campus admission office addresses are on the Residency Information sheet and on our main admissions contact page.
Step 3: Request all your final, official college transcripts
Submission of all final, official, non-EFSC college transcript(s) indicating the coursework taken and the degree(s) awarded is required. A transcript with courses in progress is not considered a final transcript. Official college transcripts will not be accepted in the Student Document Dropbox in your myEFSC Student Portal
As soon as you've submitted an online EFSC bachelor's application, you should request all final, official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges be sent to the EFSC Office of the Registrar. Whenever possible, sending transcripts electronically is preferred and faster: please request that they be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please have all paper college transcripts mailed to the Office of the Registrar, 1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922.
Students with international transcripts from outside the U.S. are required to obtain a course-by-course evaluation from an approved company. Review the International Transcript Info site for more details.
Note: An official high school transcript is required only if the transcript is being used to document completion of two consecutive years of one foreign language.
Step 4: Apply for Financial Aid
You should start the process of applying for financial aid as early as possible. There is no need to wait until you are accepted to the college. Just release the information to us and we can start a file. Our Title IV Code is 001470.
Every student should apply because the only way to find out if you’re eligible is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Explore the Financial Aid section of our site for more information about financial aid and scholarships — and the steps for applying. Most scholarship applications require a current FAFSA to be on file. Returning students please remember, you must reapply each year.
Step 5: Complete orientation and meet with a Bachelor's Degree advisor
Once you are accepted into your Bachelor Degree of choice, you must complete a Bachelor's Orientation and meet with a Bachelor Degree Advisor prior to registering for your first semester of classes. Bachelor Degree Orientation ensures that you understand the policies and processes related to the Bachelor Degree specializations. At the Bachelor Degree advising session, you will review a personalized course plan to aid in registration. After your initial advising appointment, students are expected to register for courses online through the TitanWeb application after logging in to the myEFSC portal. Registration holds are placed on all accepted Bachelor Degree student records until orientation and advising are completed.
If you have been accepted into an EFSC Bachelor's program you can complete these two requirements in the following way:
Complete online orientation and schedule a separate Bachelor Degree advising appointment.
• Access online orientation through the myEFSC Portal with your B-Number and Password. Once logged in, click the Student Orientation/Titan Preview icon to begin the orientation.
Use the links below to schedule bachelor advising appointments, with the available methods (phone, MS Teams or on-campus) varying by campus.
IMPORTANT: Students must be officially accepted into a Bachelor Degree program in order to have access to the online orientation option. It is NOT a step that can be completed prior to your acceptance. Please complete the online orientation prior to your scheduled appointment time.
Step 6: Register for classes, pay your fees, get your Student ID card, parking decal & books
- Explore the EFSC Class Schedule for current course offerings.
- Visit the Tuition & Fees sections for information on paying fees.
- Student ID cards are available at any EFSC Campus Security Office for free by presenting your class registration and a photo ID. This ID also will be your library card and replacing a lost card costs $10.
- A Student Parking Permit is required to park on all EFSC Campuses. The annual cost is $40 (plus tax) for a decal that covers Fall, Spring and Summer terms each academic year and $20 (plus tax) for a decal purchased in a Spring or Summer term that covers both terms. Getting the permit involves a two-step process to generate a temporary permit online and then pick up the permit at your campus security office.
- Bookstores are located on all four campuses. At least 30 days prior to the first day of class for each term, EFSC posts a list of each textbook required for each course offered at the institution during the upcoming term. You can find the list at the bookstore website's "Find Textbooks" page, which will include the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) for each required textbook or other identifying information, the title, all authors listed, publishers, edition number, copyright date and published date. Check with Financial Aid about help paying for books and check the Book Allowance availability schedule.