The mission of the Middle Georgia State University Nursing Training program is to provide top notch evidence-based nursing education to a diverse student population. The objective of the nursing programs is to prepare culturally sensitive graduates who are dedicated to providing safe and also effective nursing care through health promotion as well as disease prevention and can utilize clinical reasoning abilities in the provision of care. The AS training program can be completed in twenty-four months following completion of mandatory core classes.
The Nursing Programs are licensed by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and also approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing. Pre-licensure graduates are qualified to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
About the school
Middle Georgia State University is a public, 4 years, residential unit of the University System of Georgia Situated in Macon, USA. Middle Georgia State offers master’s, bachelor’s as well as associate degrees, and also some certificates, to students on 5 campuses in Middle Georgia and online far and wide.
The institution was established in the year 1884, although it changed significantly since 2012. Two established institutions were joined and became a new “state college” in the year 2013 and on July 1, 2015, that state college changed its name to Middle Georgia State University. The academic programs of the 2 legacy establishments were consolidated and online classes were added to open those programs to more citizens on and also off the campuses.
Total program cost is USD $14,500
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- Admission to the ASN nursing program is competitive. To be considered for admission to the Middle Georgia State University (MGA) nursing program, applicants must:
(a) Be fully admitted to the University according to current catalogue guidelines and must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 and a minimum GPA of 2.5 in all nursing core courses and the courses required for the nursing program. An applicant cannot be a transient student.
(b) Be admitted to the University for the first time as a transfer student in “good academic standing” with a minimum overall transfer GPA of 2.5 in courses required in the nursing curriculum.
(c) Have completed any required Learning Support courses and maintain a 2.5 GPA in courses required in the nursing curriculum.
(d) Student must submit an online application to the nursing program by the deadline posted at www.mga.edu
(e) Applicants must be fully admitted to the university by the posted nursing application deadline. All admission materials must be properly executed and submitted to the Admissions Office and Registrar including, but not limited to, official transcripts mailed directly from each institution attended.
- Applicants must register and take the nursing entrance test. The TEAS V Entrance Exam must be taken within 12 months prior to the closing date of the application period. TEAS scores from other test sites are accepted. The testing fee is non-refundable.
- Students who have completed BIOL 1114K, BIOL 1124K, BIOL 1134K, ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, MATH 1101 or more advanced MATH courses, PSYC 1101, and PSYC 2103 must attain a grade of at least a “C” in each course. Students must complete ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, MATH 1101, BIOL 1114K, and BIOL 1124K prior to admission to the ASN program.
- A student who has withdrawn with a (W), a (WF) or failed with a (D or F) in any two (2) nursing courses in any nursing program will not be eligible for re-entry or admission in the nursing program at MGA.
Middle Georgia State University
Address: 100 University Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206, USA
Phone: +1 478-471-2700