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School of Nursing

School of Nursing

About Us

School of Nursing Mission Statement

  • To achieve academic excellence in nursing education through learner-centered teaching, evidence based practice, creative inquiry and student engagement.
  • To prepare graduates for a successful nursing career that includes life-long learning, leadership, and responsibility through professional nursing practice and service to others.
  • To achieve recognition as a leader in nursing within the community through collaborative, public private partnerships, and service.


All nursing programs - BSN, RN-BSN, and MSN - have full approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing and are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036. Phone: 202-887-6791, Fax 202-887-8476).


Graduates of the nursing program are eligible to take the Registered Nurse Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN). The Georgia Board of Nursing has sole authority for deciding whether the licensing exam may be taken by a graduate who has been convicted of a felony or has had an encumbered license. Further licensure information may be obtained from the Georgia Board of Nursing.