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Georgia's nursing and allied health worker shortage is one of the worst nationwide, particularly in the rural areas. Statistics indicate Georgia has one of the lowest per capita nurse rates, placing it among the bottom one-fourth nationwide, and Georgia's population is expected to grow 20% over the next decade. Like many other states, a shortage of Nurse Educators and classroom space only worsen the problem resulting in significant numbers of qualified applicantsbeing turned away from nursing schools each year. Distance education options help allieviate the problems by offering a means of internal workforce development through accredited online LPN to RN/BSN programs, RN to BSN programs, and online MSN programs. Georgia hopes to grow its own faculty and bridge the critical need for additional RN's, Nurse Educators, and Nurse Practitioners through distance education programs.Georgia has taken a state-wide multi-organizational approach to solving this shortage of health care professionals.The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that, by 2020, Georgia will need 37,000 additional nurses, and up to one million more nurses will be needed nationally. As the population ages and lives longer, demand for health care services is increasing faster than the supply of the health care workforce, particularly in high-demand professions such as nursing.

 

Average Nursing Base Salaries:

Nursing Assistant: $22,117 - $27,665 Licensed Practical Nurse: $37,443 - $45,900
RN Staff Nurse: $50,391 - $73,299 Nurse Practitioner: $71,703 - $107,746

Find Nursing Schools and Allied Health Programs For Georgia

Browse accredited nursing schools and allied health programs that accept students from Georgia, then request free information from any or all schools offeringprograms that match your needs:

 


This list also contains online schools that accept students from Georgia

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Liberty University
Online

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Lynchburg
  • Lynchburg
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Kaplan University
Online

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Lauderdale
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Northcentral University
Online

  • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • San Diego
  • San Diego
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Saint Xavier University
Online

A Saint Xavier University education is one that is grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. SXU offers graduate and post-graduate programs that are recognized and respected by employers and delivered by professional faculty who are experts in their fields.

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Jacksonville University
Online

The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

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Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Online

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Boston
  • Boston
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Keiser University
Online

Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

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Virginia College
Campus

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Augusta
  • Augusta
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Fortis Institute
Campus

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Smyrna
  • Smyrna
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