The College of Health Sciences offers an upper-division nursing degree major. It is built on a two-year core curriculum of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which provides the student with a knowledge base for personal growth and professional development. Professional nursing education incorporates concepts and theories from the humanities and the natural, social, and behavioral sciences throughout the curriculum. The theoretical knowledge of nursing is presented in the classroom and utilized in practice laboratories and selected clinical facilities.
The undergraduate nursing program is designed to satisfy the current educational requirements prescribed by the Georgia Board of Nursing. Upon successful completion of this program, the unlicensed graduate is eligible to apply for licensure as a registered professional nurse by examination. Approval for admission to the licensing examination and subsequent licensure of qualified applicants is granted by the Georgia Board of Nursing.
The undergraduate nursing program at Georgia College has full approval by the Georgia Board of Nursing (237 Coliseum Dr., Macon, GA 31217-3858; Phone: 478-207-2440). The BSN and MSN programs are fully accredited through spring 2021 by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, STE 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: 404-975-5000).
The Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Georgia College & State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791).
School of Nursing
235 Parks Memorial Building | Campus Box 63
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-1076
Fax: (478) 445-1121