School of Nursing
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 nursing program at Georgia College has full approval by the Georgia Board of Nursing (237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217-3858; Phone: 478-207-2440) through December 31, 2014 and is fully accredited through spring 2013 by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (3343 Peachtree RD NE, STE 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: 404-975-5000).
Georgia College & State University is seeking national accreditation for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) [One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530; Washington, DC 20036. Phone: 202-463-6930 ]. An oncampus site visit is scheduled for October 2-4, 2013.
School of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
Campus Box 63
Milledgeville, GA 31061
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