The School of Nursing offers an upper-division nursing degree major (BSN) that is built on a two-year core curriculum of Liberal Arts and Sciences. A nursing master’s degree (MSN) is offered with the following concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery, and Nurse Educator. Post-master’s certificates are offered for all of the MSN concentrations. A post-master’s doctor of nursing practice degree (DNP) is also offered.
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 & State University has full approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing (237 Coliseum Dr., Macon, GA 31217-3858; Phone: 478-207-2440). The BSN, MSN, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001, 202-887-6791). The nursing program at Georgia College & State University was previously accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.