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Nursing: Bachelor of Science

Armstrong Nursing students practice in local healthcare systems, such as Memorial Health University Medical Center and St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, as well as surrounding counties.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree curriculum builds upon a foundation of the arts, sciences, and humanities essential to professional nursing. The BSN curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary for entry into professional nursing practice.  The BSN graduate will be prepared for state board exams and licensure.

The nursing program of study is designed to prepare graduates with entry level nursing practice knowledge and skills upon which professional careers and additional study can be built. The baccalaureate nursing program emphasizes professional nursing practice and leadership skills.

The program is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing. 

The baccalaureate degree in nursing / master's degree in nursing / Doctor of Nursing Practice and / or post-graduate APRN certificate at Armstrong State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.



Major Courses

Credit Hours

Junior 1

NURS 3304 Professional Nursing


NURS 3309 Pathophysiology


NURS 3320 Health Assessment with lab


NURS 3344 Skills with lab


Junior 2

NURS 3312 Pharmacology I


NURS 3345 Adult Health I


NURS 3535 Mental Health with lab


NURS 4445 Research


Senior 1

NURS 4313 Pharmacology II


NURS 4345 Adult Health II


NURS 4355 Women and Children with lab




Senior 2

NURS 4440 Population Focused Nursing with lab


NURS 4450 Leadership with lab


NURS 4466 Critical Scientific Inquiry




Department of Nursing Scheduled for Re-accreditation Review

(January 7, 2016) - The Department of Nursing at Armstrong State University is scheduled for a re-accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program in nursing for February 24-26, 2016.

Two New Nursing Programs Launched

(Dec. 20, 2014) — In response to a growing demand for nursing professionals, the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University—the number one producer of undergraduate health professionals in the University System of Georgia since 2007—has launched two new nursing programs that will help remedy the projected shortage of nurses statewide.

Nursing Student Crowned Miss Collegiate America

(September 4, 2014) — Armstrong State University student Megan Gordon was crowned the 2014 Miss Collegiate America on July 6 in Orlando, Fla. Gordon, who is originally from North Augusta, S.C., is a junior in Armstrong’s nursing program.

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