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Georgia RN Programs

RN Programs in Georgia

For someone who has a passion for caring for others and a naturally selfless attitude, registered nursing may be the perfect career. Many students choose to go through RN programs in Georgia because of the vast array of options the state has to offer.

With so many RN programs in Georgia to choose from, it may be a struggle to pick the right one. Some schools will only offer an associate's level degree, but others will go as high as a master's. More education does lead to more expenses upfront, but it could significantly improve an individual pay in the end.

Becoming an RN by Examination in Georgia

A graduate of a traditional nursing education program can become an RN by examination if he or she:

  • Submits a completed application with the appropriate fee
  • Completes the information and forms needed to submit the results of a fingerprint record check
  • Submits any additional information requested by the board to establish eligibility

A graduate of a non-traditional nursing education program can become an RN by examination if he or she:

  • Submits a completed application with the appropriate fee
  • Completes the information and forms needed to submit the results of a fingerprint record check
  • Submits any additional information requested by the board to establish eligibility

Becoming an RN by Endorsement in Georgia

In order to become an RN by endorsement, an individual must:

    Have graduated from a state-approved RN program

  • Have passed the NCLEX, an earlier series of the NCLEX, or licensing examinations administered by the Board of Nursing of another state or territory of the US before 1951, as long as the scores qualified the nurse to become licensed
  • Be currently licensed as an RN in another NCLEX-RN jurisdiction
  • Have the boards of his or her original and current licensure submit verification to the Georgia Board of Nursing
  • Submit a completed application and pay the required fee

Renewing a License

If an individual wants to renew his or her RN license in Georgia, he or she must:

  • Complete and submit the renewal application
  • Submit the required fee
  • Additional Resources

    GA RN Programs

    Other GA Schools with RN Programs

    Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
    2802 Moore Highway
    Tifton, GA 31793
    Albany State University
    504 College Drive
    Albany, GA 31705
    Armstrong Atlantic State University
    11935 Abercorn Street
    Savannah, GA 31419
    Athens Technical College
    800 US Hwy 29 North
    Athens, GA 30601
    Augusta State University
    2500 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904
    Bainbridge College
    2500 East Shotwell Street
    Bainbridge, GA 39819
    Brenau University
    1866 Southern Lane
    Gainesville, GA 30033
    Clayton State University
    2000 Clayton State Boulevard
    Morrow, GA 30260
    Coastal Georgia Community College
    One College Drive
    Brunswick, GA 31520
    Columbus State University
    4225 University Avenue
    Columbus, GA 31907
    Columbus Technical College
    928 Manchester Expressway
    Columbus, GA 31904
    Dalton State College
    650 College Drive
    Dalton, GA 30720
    Darton College
    2400 Gillionville Rd.
    Albany, GA 31707
    Emory University
    1520 Clifton Road NE
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
    3001 Mercer University Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    Georgia College & State University
    231 W. Hancock St.
    Milledgeville, GA 31061
    Georgia Highlands College
    3175 Cedartown Hwy., SE
    Rome, GA 30161
    Georgia Northwestern Technical College
    265 Bicentennial Trail
    Rock Spring, GA 30739
    Georgia Perimeter College
    555 North Indian Creek Drive
    Clarkston, GA 30021
    Georgia Regents University
    1120 15th Street
    Augusta, GA 30912
    Georgia Southern University
    1332 Southern Drive
    Statesboro, GA 30458
    Georgia Southwestern University
    800 Wheatley Street
    Americus, GA 31709
    Georgia State University
    33 Gilmer St SE # 200
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Gordon College
    419 College Drive
    Barnesville, GA 30204
    Kennesaw State University
    1000 Chastain Road NW
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    Lagrange College
    601 Broad Street
    Lagrange, GA 30240
    Macon State College
    100 College Station Drive
    Macon, GA 31206
    Middle Georgia College
    1100 Second Street SE
    Cochran, GA 31014
    North Georgia College & State University
    82 College Circle
    Dahlonega, GA 30597
    Piedmont College
    165 Central Avenue
    Demorest, GA 30535

    The Best RN Schools in Georgia

    By offering the most complete directory of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps Georgia residents find the best local RN programs, as well as the best online RN schools whose accreditation is accepted by the Georgia Board of Nursing.

    Why Online RN Classes?

    Being a registered nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an registered nurse have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local nursing schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their RN classes online.

    Online nursing programs allow each student to fit their education into his or her already busy schedule. Online students can participate in discussion forums and take exams when it's convenient for them. RN nursing students can access their virtual classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

    Also, taking RN courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get an RN degree, without interfering with their current professional and personal life.

    Georgia RN Resources on NurseGroups.com

    Georgia State Board of Licensed Practical Nurses
    237 Coliseum Drive
    Macon, GA 31217-3858
    Phone: (478) 207-1640
    Fax: (478) 207-1633

    Georgia Board of Nursing
    237 Coliseum Drive
    Macon, GA 31217-3858
    Phone: (478) 207-1640
    Fax: (478) 207-1660

    Georgia Nurses Association