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  • Step 1: Meet with a VBSN Advisor
    • Watch the Information Session Video and/or attend an on-campus Information Session.
    • Make an appointment through MedictoNurse@fiu.edu or 305-348-4725.
    • Provide copies of all unofficial transcripts prior to your advisement appointment.
  • Step 2: Apply to FIU
  • Step 3: Take TEAS Exam
    • The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) from ATI is required of all applicants. Absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS.
    • FIU only accepts the TEAS Edition VI.
    • TEAS must be taken at any one of the following testing sites (contact directly to schedule):
      1. FIU Testing Center (testing fee applicable)
        • Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL-120 | Ph: 305-348-2840
        • Biscayne Bay Campus, AC 1-160 | Ph: 305-919-5754
      2. Another accredited college or university testing center nationwide
      3. PSI Testing Centers around the country
    • The computer-based exam is standardized, timed, multiple choice covering Reading, Mathematics, Sciences and English & Language Usage subject matters.
    • Schedule to take the test with adequate time to obtain test results prior to the application deadline.
  • Step 4: Submit Application Packet by Deadline
    1. Complete the FIU VBSN Application Form
    2. Provide supporting documents
      1. Copy of military transcripts. Official transcripts should be sent directly to:
             FIU Office of Undergraduate Admissions
             P.O. Box 659003
             Miami, FL  33265-9003
      2. DD 214 form or current reserve assignment
      3. Unofficial ATI TEAS (Edition VI) test scores. Scores can be retrieved for free from ATI Testing with the username and password utilized during the exam. DO NOT MAIL OR BRING YOUR SCORES SEPARATELY.
    3. All application materials listed MUST be submitted in one (1) packet and mailed or hand-delivered to:
           Florida International University
           Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences
           Veterans BSN Medic to Nurse Program
           Modesto A. Maidique Campus – AHC 3, Rm. 232
           11200 SW 8 Street
           Miami, FL 33199

Contact Us

For program information, questions regarding admission and/or application requirements, or to make a reservation for an Information Session or VSBN advisor appointment, contact:

FIU VBSN Office
Email: MedictoNurse@fiu.edu
Tel: 305-348-4725 or
Tel: 305-348-7855

FIU Veteran & Military Affairs Service Center
Email: veterans@fiu.edu 
Tel: 305-348-2838