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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 likely 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 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 information at no cost 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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Purdue University Global
Online

Building on Purdue's mission to provide greater access to affordable, world-class education, Purdue University Globaldelivers a fully personalized online experience that's tailored to working adults.

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Liberty University
Online

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Lynchburg
  • Lynchburg
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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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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:
  • Prescott Valley
  • Prescott Valley
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Gwinnett College
Campus

Our mission is to provide career focused education for the purpose of gaining entry-level employment and advancement opportunities which will empower college students to positively contribute to their communities.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Marietta
  • Marietta
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Helms College
Campus

Helms College, a nonprofit post-secondary career college operated by Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Augusta
  • Augusta
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UEI College
Campus

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Morrow
  • Morrow
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Saint Marys University of Minnesota
Online

At Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Winona
  • Winona
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University of Saint Mary
Online

The University of Saint Mary (USM) is an accredited institution that has been educating students since 1923.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Leavenworth
  • Leavenworth
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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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