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Sandra Daniel, PhD, RN, PNP Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor 

Welcome to the website of the Georgia Southwestern State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences.  The School of Nursing offers two baccalaureate degree tracks: Pre-Licensure and RN-BSN.  Whether you are a student preparing to launch a new career in nursing or a nurse seeking further education at the baccalaureate or master’s level, you will receive an excellent nursing education at GSW.  You will have the opportunity to learn from exceptional faculty who are experts in their field, faculty who strive diligently to provide the highest level of nursing education.  We combine traditional classroom instruction with on-line and state of the art simulation technology to enhance your learning.  As a graduate, you will be actively recruited by the best hospitals and health care agencies in the state. For RNs seeking the baccalaureate or master’s degree, the programs are offered totally online. We hope to personally welcome you to GSW and hope you will join us as you prepare for an exciting and challenging career in nursing!


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Georgia Southwestern State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (



Teresa TeasleyTeresa Teasley, DNP, RN, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program, Professor, Fuller E. Callaway Professorial Chair

 I am delighted to welcome you to the website for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Georgia Southwestern State University . Our academic program is based on the faculty’s beliefs about patient-centered care, evidence based practice, quality improvement, safety, collaboration, innovation, and compassion. The faculty will encourage you to develop individualized learning goals and will assist you in establishing objectives within nursing courses to help you achieve your learning goals. Now, more than ever before, nurses are challenged to care for individuals, families, and communities in rapidly changing health care environments. As graduates of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Georgia Southwestern State University , you will be prepared to assume professional nursing roles in a variety of health care settings to assist in meeting the many challenging health care needs facing our society today. I, along with our faculty, am here to assist students in achieving academic success as they progress through their program. Please feel free to come by and talk with us.

 Mission Statement, Philosophy and Conceptual Framework

 BSN Student Learning Outcomes


  • Traditional BSN Program
  • 2nd Degree BSN Program
  • LPN-BSN Program
  • RN-BSN Program (Online)
  •  Nursing Course Offerings 2019-2021

    Application deadlines for the Traditional, 2nd Degree, and LPN-BSN Programs are twice a year:

    Fall Entry        February  15   

    Spring Entry     October 15    

    Attention transfer students:  Your nursing application will require a transcript evaluation so be sure to apply early to the University so that this document can be completed before the nursing application deadline.

    Application deadlines for the RN-BSN program track only
    Spring Entry Summer Entry Fall Entry
    November 15  April 15  July 15


    Connie Hammack, Student Services Coordinator, contact:


    Please contact me with your inquiries or questions about any of our programs.  I am glad to guide you through the application process. 



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