Nursing Schools in Georgia - GA

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The nursing programs in Georgia have been impacted by the nursing shortage affecting the country. The state of Georgia has made many moves to close the gap on the nursing shortage in Georgia and it is working. However, Georgia nursing schools are still turning away thousands of qualified applicants each year due to shortage of nursing school faculty. By turning away qualified nursing school candidates the Georgia nursing schools are creating wait lists for their nursing programs and thus, adding to the nursing shortage in Georgia.

The goal is to help close the nursing shortage gap in Georgia by offering nursing schools in Georgia to those qualified applicants that do not want to be wait listed and desire to complete their nursing program in a reasonable amount of time. These nursing schools offer the option to complete a nursing degree online or onsite at one of the many nursing school campuses in GA.

Online Nursing Schools in Georgia

The University of Phoenix School of Nursing, Walden University School of Nursing and Kaplan School of Nursing each offer a number of nursing programs including RN to BSN, RN to MSN and a large variety of MSN programs. The University of Phoenix and Walden University both offer BSN to MSN programs in Georgia.

Georgia Nursing Job Outlook and Salaries

The National Labor Council reports that one million New nurses will be needed by the year 2010. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Georgia will have a projected 48,000 registered nurses by 2020, but the agency projects there will be a demand for 80,000 registered nurses. The job outlook for nurses in Georgia is fantastic. Hospitals and other health care agencies are paying high wages, sign-on bonuses, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules and much more. There hasn't been a better time to become a nurse.

The median annual salary for registered nurses in Georgia is $49,550, as reported by payscale.com. The median annual salary for a registered nurse in Atlanta is $59,811, as reported by salary.com. Nursing salaries are good in Georgia and higher than the national average.

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Programs Approved by the Georgia State Board of Nursing

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ADN)
Division of Nursing & Health Services
2802 Moore Hwy.
Tifton, Georgia 31794-2601
Athens Technical College
Associate Degree Nursing Program
800 U. S. Highway 29, North
Athens, Georgia 30601-1500
(706) 355-5037
Augusta State University (ADN)
Department of Nursing
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, Georgia 30904
(706) 737-1725
Bainbridge College (ADN)
Department of Nursing
2500 Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, Georgia 39818
(229) 243-5309
Coastal Georgia Community College ADN Nursing Program
3700 Altama Ave.
Brunswick, Georgia 31520
(912) 262-3340
Columbus Technical College
Associate Degree Nursing
928 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1112
Dalton State College
Nursing Division (ADN)
213 North College Drive
Dalton, Georgia 30720
(706) 272-2463
Darton College (ADN)
Division of Nursing
2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, Georgia 31707
(229) 317-6557
Georgia Highlands College (ADN)
Division of Nursing Education
P. O. Box 1864
Rome, Georgia 30162-1864
(706) 295-6321
Georgia Perimeter College
AD Nursing Department
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021-2396
(678) 891-320
Gordon College
Division of Nursing & Health Sciences (ADN)
419 College Drive
Barnesville, Georgia 30204
(770) 358-5197
Macon State College
Division of Nursing (ADN)
100 College Station Drive
Macon, Georgia 31206-5144
(478) 471-2761
Middle Georgia College (ADN)
Department of Nursing
1100 Second Street, S.E.
Cochran, Georgia 31014
(478) 934-3057
North Georgia College & State University (ADN)
Department of Nursing
Highway 60 South
Dahlonega, Georgia 30597
Northwestern Technical College
AD Nursing Program
P.O. Box 569
265 Bicentennial Trail
Rock Spring, GA 30739
(706) 764-3854
South Georgia College (ADN)
Division of Nursing
100 W. College Park Drive
Douglas, Georgia 31533
(912) 389-4503
Southwest Georgia Technical College
Associate Degree Nursing Program
15689 US Highway 19 North
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 227-2570
West Central Technical College
Associate Degree Nursing Program
176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6032

   

Baccalaureate Nursing Degree Programs Approved by the Georgia State Board of Nursing

Albany State University (BSN)
College of Science and Health Professions
504 College Drive
Albany, Georgia 31705
(229) 430-4724
Armstrong Atlantic State University (BSN)
Dept. of Nursing
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
(912) 927-5302
Brenau University (BSN)
Department of Nursing
500 Washington Street, West
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
(770) 534-6260
Clayton State University
School of Nursing (BSN)
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, Georgia 30260-0285
(678) 466-4959
Columbus State University
Department of Nursing (BSN)
4225 Columbus Ave.
Columbus, Georgia 31907
(706) 565-3649
Emory University
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (BSN)
1520 Clifton Rd. NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
(404) 727-7976
Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer
University (BSN)
3001 Mercer University Dr.
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
(678) 547-6801
Georgia College & State University (BSN)
School of Health Sciences
231 W. Hancock St. CPO 064
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
(478) 445-4092
Georgia Southern University
School of Nursing (BSN)
P.O. Box 8158
Statesboro, Georgia 30460
(912) 681-5479
Georgia Southwestern State University (BSN)
School of Nursing
800 Wheatley St.
Americus, Georgia 31709
(229) 931-2275
Georgia State University
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing (BSN)
P.O. Box 4019
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4019
(404) 651-3040
Kennesaw State University (BSN)
Wellstar School of Nursing
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
(770) 499-3080
LaGrange College (BSN)
Department of Nursing
601 Broad Street
LaGrange, Georgia 30240
(706) 880-8220
Medical College of Georgia
School of Nursing (BSN))
987 St. Sebastian Way
Augusta, Georgia 30912
(706) 721-2787
Piedmont College (BSN)
R. H. Daniel School of Nursing
P.O. Box 10
Demorest, GA 30535
(706) 776-0116
University of West Georgia (BSN)
Department of Nursing
1601Maple Street
Carrollton, Georgia 30118
(678) 839-6552
Valdosta State University
College of Nursing (BSN)
1300 N. Patterson Street
Valdosta, Georgia 31698
(229) 333-5959
     

Masters in Nursing Degree Programs Approved by the Georgia State Board of Nursing

Albany State University
College of Science and Health Professions (MSN)
504 College Drive
Albany, Georgia 31705
(229) 430-4724
Armstrong Atlantic State University (MSN)
Dept. of Nursing
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
(912) 927-5302
Brenau University (MSN)
Department of Nursing
500 Washington Street, West
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
(770) 534-6260
Emory University
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing (MSN)
1520 Clifton Rd. NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
(404) 727-7976
Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer
University (MSN)
3001 Mercer University Dr.
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
(678) 547-6801
Georgia College & State University (MSN)
School of Health Sciences
231 W. Hancock St. CPO 064
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
(478) 445-4092
Georgia Southern University
School of Nursing (MSN)
P.O. Box 8158
Statesboro, Georgia 30460
(912) 681-5479
Georgia State University
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing (MSN)
P.O. Box 4019
Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4019
(404) 651-3040
Kennesaw State University (MSN)
Wellstar School of Nursing
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591
(770) 499-3080
North Georgia College & State University (MSN)
Department of Nursing
Highway 60 South
Dahlonega, Georgia 30597
(706) 864-1935
University of West Georgia (MSN)
Department of Nursing
1601Maple Street
Carrollton, Georgia 30118
(678) 839-6552
Valdosta State University (MSN)
College of Nursing
1300 N. Patterson Street
Valdosta, Georgia 31698
(229) 333-5959

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