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Master of Science in Nursing With a Concentration in Nursing Education

About the Program

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 36
Entry Terms: Fall

The Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education is designed to prepare individuals for academic careers in nursing education. Emphasis is given to developing expertise in the theory and practice of teaching and learning in nursing education. Students develop, implement and evaluate curriculum and educational programs, and are prepared for the faculty roles of teaching scholarship and service. Contemporary educational approaches include developing pedagogies for teaching nursing in traditional, hybrid, and online formats. The program is 36 credit hours including 320 applied clinical hours and is designed to be completed in two academic years.

Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or its equivalent from a college accredited by the appropriate accrediting association.
  2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale)
  3. Prerequisite-Statistics. Program requires a prerequisite in Introductory Statistics with a C or better.
  4. Unrestricted and current single state Georgia RN license or a compact license that includes Georgia.
  5. One year of full-time clinical nursing experience.
  6. Submission/completion of all of the following materials: Complete College of Graduate Studies online application with payment of required fee.
  7. Three letters of recommendation. Forms in the online application are acceptable, or you can attach 3 recommendation letters to the application.
  8. Proof of American Heart Association Level C (2 person-BLS) CPR certification.
  9. Proof of RN licensure (write COPY) over any replication of license submitted.

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Specific Admission Policies

Must gain Regular Degree-Seeking Status admission to the MSN program to be eligible to enroll in graduate nursing courses.  Non-degree students are not permitted to enroll in graduate nursing courses with the exception of students formally admitted to the Post-MSN Certificate option or with prior approval from the Graduate Program Director.  The Graduate Program Director may admit any student into a program at their discretion.  Final decisions will be made on an individual basis.



March 1*


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*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Program Contact Information

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Office phone number: 912-344-2852

Last updated: 3/2/2022