Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations

A Private, Not-for-Profit, Licensed and Nationally Accredited College of Nursing
Where dreams of a Better Tomorrow Come True … Learn, Grow, Become …
Located at:
5154 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
Phone: (561)683-1400
Fax: (561)683-6773
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Lois M. Gackenheimer Richards, PhD Ed, MSN, RN
Executive Director / President

Florida Licensure and Certification National Reciprocity
If your future plans include achieving licensure in another state, please know that requirements vary by state. Florida is one of the U.S. Nursing Compact States. Therefore, you should apply for a multi-state licensure when applying for NCLEX exams.

States/jurisdictions where ANHO’s curriculum meets educational requirements for professional licensure:
AlabamaHawaiiMassachusettsMassachusettsSouth Dakota
AlaskaIdahoMichiganNorth CarolinaTennessee
ArizonaIndianaMinnesotaNorth DakotaTexas
District of Columbia     Louisiana     NebraskaPennsylvaniaWest Virginia
GeorgiaMaineNew Hampshire     Rhode IslandWisconsin
GuamMarylandNew JerseySouth Carolina     Wyoming
States/Jurisdictions where ANHO’s curriculum does not meet state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification:

Illinois – Requires more clinical hours than provided at ANHO

States/jurisdictions where ANHO has not made a determination of whether the curriculum meets educational requirements:
American Samoa     ConnecticutNorthern Mariana Islands
OregonVirgin Islands     Washington
Please note that the current list of compact states and jurisdictions can be located on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing website (