Nationally recognized as a top 20 nursing program*, The School of Nursing offers the following baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs and degrees:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- LPN-BSN bridge program
- Registered Nurse to BSN & MSN program
- Master of Science in Nursing & Post-MSN Certificate
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
*2012 ranking of MSN-FNP by US News and World Report
The School of Nursing is committed to helping meet the needs of the multicultural rural populations of the region by providing high quality nursing education programs. The nursing program incorporates high academic and ethical standards and a caring, learning environment for students consistent with the mission and objectives of the university. We are dedicated to graduating nursing professionals who are leaders and capable of meeting the health care challenges of the 21st century.Both the undergraduate and graduate curricula have innovative classroom, clinical, and community experiences to prepare students to promote the health of populations. The School of Nursing represents a strong and extraordinary community of excellent students, well-prepared faculty, dedicated staff, and supportive alumni and friends that promote and advance the quality, accessibility, and availability of nursing care for the people of southeast Georgia and beyond.
All programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The School of Nursing’s Undergraduate and Master’s Programs are accredited through May, 2020. The DNP Program received its initial accreditation in 2010 for the full 5 years. All undergraduate and master’s programs are fully approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing. Georgia Southern University is accredited with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.