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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:

 


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Programs: Campus Locations:
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Grand Canyon University
Online

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Liberty University
Online

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Lynchburg
  • Lynchburg
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South University, Online Programs
Online

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Savannah
  • Savannah
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Purdue University Global
Online

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Benedictine University
Online

Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Benedictine is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Lisle
  • Lisle
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Ohio Christian University
Online

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Circleville
  • Circleville
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Independence University
Online

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Salt Lake City
  • Salt Lake City
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Altierus Career College
Campus

Altierus Career College is a non-profit, higher education school system with campuses in Atlanta, Houston and Tampa. 

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Norcross
  • Norcross
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California University of Pennsylvania
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