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Admission Requirements


Admission is limited to the most qualified applicants. Applicants shall:

  1. Hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program.
  2. Provide evidence of current licensure as a registered nurse and eligibility for licensure in Georgia. If the student expects to complete any clinical learning in the state, a Georgia RN license is required. At least one year of clinical practice is encouraged, additional clinical experience is preferred.
  3. Have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 undergraduate hours required in the nursing major.
  4. Have successfully completed an undergraduate level statistics course and have successfully completed a physical assessment course.
  5. Provide a GRE Score taken within the last 5 years.
  6. Submit Two Statements of Recommendation (.doc)
  7. Submit Statement of Professional Goals.
  8. Participate in an interview.
  9. Onsite writing exercise administered at time of interview.
  10. Current resume or curriculum vitae.

For more information about the graduate nursing program options, please contact:

Contact Information

Dr. Deborah MacMillan
Assistant Director Graduate Program
School of Nursing
Macon Graduate Center
Macon, GA 31201
Office: 478-752-1074 
Cell: 478-747-0986






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