Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences plans to expand its campus to accommodate more students and offer new programs in the healthcare field.
The new, 90,000-square-foot, five-story building will feature a large multi-purpose room to host educational hospital and community events, as well as a medical simulation lab with infant, child and adult simulators.
The new academic center will also house four clinical labs, five chemistry and biology labs, and a variety of other classrooms with the capability to broadcast courses to diverse geographic locations using the latest web streaming technology.
In addition to the new building, the college is expanding its curriculum to offer doctorates in nurse anesthesia, physical therapy and pharmacy. The college currently has a master's program in occupational therapy and healthcare administration in addition to a variety of associate and bachelor's degrees ranging from nursing to diagnostic medical sonography.