Albany State University
504 College Drive
Albany, Georgia 31705
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
BSN Program Details
The BSN Program is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and both the BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission(NLNAC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
The student who meets the criteria for general admission to Albany State University is enrolled in the core curriculum designated by the University. The student who has declared nursing as a major is admitted to the core each semester. The student is admitted to the professional nursing program during the fall semester of each year.
MSN Program Details
The graduate program in Nursing is built on the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The program is designed to prepare students who are highly knowledgeable in advanced clinical nursing and whose education will enable them to make significant contributions to health care. The Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing. The purposes of the Master's program are to prepare students who are:
-Advanced practice nurses: family nurse practitioners or nurse educators.
-Highly knowledgeable individuals who are capable of influencing policy-making that impacts health care delivery.
Upon completion of the Master of Science in Nursing degree, the graduate will be able to:
-Critically analyze health care data in order to promote optimal health.
-Participate as a researcher and a consumer of research in advancing nursing science and practice.
-Integrate synthesized knowledge of behavioral and natural sciences, humanities, technology and nursing science to perform advanced-practice nursing roles.
-Exhibit expertise in the advanced-practice nursing role of family nurse practitioner or nurse educator.
-Engage in professional and scholarly activities that promote the profession of nursing and indivdual development in advanced-practice nursing.
-Assume advanced leadership roles, including collaborating with members of interdisciplinary teams, and influencing policy-making that impacts positively on health care delivery.