Rewarding Nursing Career

 

The GGC bachelor of science in nursing is a dynamic, competitive program dedicated to preparing students for the wide variety of nursing opportunities in the health care field. New, modern facilities and partnerships with community health care organizations provide real-world clinical experiences that enhance learning.

GGC’s hallmark of faculty/student mentorship infuse the college’s nursing program with a unique level of engagement and interaction.


Access

Access to bachelor's degrees for more people, where potential trumps privilege, and tenacity and commitment matter more than one’s academic past. Honors Program? We’ve got you covered there, too.

Attentive

Attentive education that focuses on your success with faculty mentorships that linger after graduation. Standards are high, but you’ve got this with access to tutoring and professors who are engaged in your success.

Affordable

GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture and affordable tuition educate today's careers, and change the future for students at all levels, of all ages, from all walks of life.

Ready. Set. Become a Grizzly.

A Georgia Premier Program Choice

Earn your bachelor of science in nursing from one of Georgia's premier program choices created to develop health care leaders who succeed in today's dynamic health care system. The nursing program's integrated educational experience, with innovative use of technology, offers students the opportunity to work within inter-professional teams and further develop their intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual and social dimensions.

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CCNE Accredited logoNSNA Stellar School Chapter Recognition

 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Accreditation and Recognition

  • GGC's Bachelor of Science in Nursing is fully approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Georgia Gwinnett College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • NSNA Stellar School Chapter Recognition, 2020-2021
nursing students in GGC's simulation lab examining a baby

Modern Facilities

  • State-of-the-art simulation laboratory equipped with wireless audio-visual technology
  • 15-bed nursing skills laboratory complete with functioning wall units, patient simulators and monitors
  • Health care setting laboratory equipment, including electronic health records and automated medication dispensing systems
  • High-tech classroom design that facilitates interactive learning
Nursing Application

Nursing Program Philosophy, Mission, Vision

 

Philosophy

As an integral part of Georgia Gwinnett College, the School of Health Sciences Nursing Program is also dedicated to a holistic nursing education based on a strong foundation in liberal arts, math, science and technology. The following list highlights aspects from the Nursing Program Philosophy (PDF).

Georgia Gwinnett College’s Nursing Program

  • Prepares leaders to manage care and promote positive transformations for the health of individuals, families, groups, communities, populations, systems and for nursing practices;
  • Nurtures an emphasis of caring that guides and transforms the practice of nursing toward improved health;
  • Encourages nurses who assist individuals in achieving a positive state of being that includes all dimensions of life and employs patient-centered focus of care;
  • Develops nurses who function collaboratively and autonomously within professional standards and engage in self-reflection, self-regulation and commitment to professional development;
  • Emphasizes concepts, creativity and critical thinking as tools to create new knowledge and solve problems – both intraprofessionally and interdisciplinarily; and
  • Invites faculty who view themselves as collaborators, directors of learning and role models for the evolving nurse and support students’ self-development as nursing professionals prepared for 21st century global health care needs.

Mission

The Baccalaureate Nursing Program at Georgia Gwinnett College is dedicated to preparing caring and competent nurses who lead with compassion and collaborate to provide evidenced based care to diverse individuals, families, groups, and populations. Faculty in the program inspire deeper learning through invitational and engaged educational strategies to foster holistic development.

Vision

The nursing program at Georgia Gwinnett College will be a premier leader in preparing the baccalaureate registered nurse for the 21st century. The innovative conceptual curriculum will foster an integrated learning experience using state‐of‐the‐art technology to engage the whole person in and beyond the classroom. With faculty support, and mentoring, students will develop critical thinking and problem solving skills to courageously lead and transform health care and serve people in a diverse, dynamic, global healthcare community.

Nursing students engaged in classroom discussion
What can I do with this Major?Career Exploration / Readiness

Minors, Certificates, Certifications

Minors, certificates and certifications add value and enhance degrees for enrolled degree-seeking students. Learn more about available professional certificate programs for non-degree seeking students.

African American studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an African American studies minor.

Anthropology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an anthropology minor.

Biology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biology minor.

Biomedical sciences for academic enhancers certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences for academic enhancers certificate.

Biomedical sciences for career changers certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences for career changers certificate.

Business administration minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business administration minor (non-business majors).

Business intelligence certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business intelligence certificate.

Chemistry minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a chemistry minor.

Creative writing minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a creative writing minor.

Criminal justice / criminology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a criminal justice / criminology minor.

Cybersecurity certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a cybersecurity certificate.

English minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an English minor.

Film minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a film minor.

Gender studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gender studies minor.

Geography minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a geography minor.

Gerontology certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gerontology certificate.

Global studies certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a global studies certification.

History minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a history minor.

Information Technology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an information technology minor.

Integrative arts minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a integrative arts minor.

Latin American studies certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Latin American studies certificate.

Mathematics minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a mathematics minor.

Musical studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a musical studies minor.

Paralegal certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a paralegal certification.

Physics minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a physics minor.

Political science minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a political science minor.

Professional studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a professional studies minor.

Religious studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a religious studies minor.

Sociology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a sociology minor.

Spanish for professionals certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish for professionals certificate.

Spanish minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish minor.

TESOL certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a TESOL certification.

GGC nursing students celebrated during Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Student Planning Tools

Academic Maps

Chart your four-year schedule of courses.

Academic Maps

Mentoring Milestones

Engage in your college experience.

Mentoring Milestones

Program Plans

Track program requirements and progress.

Program Plans
GGC SBA students study abroad in Spain

Get Involved

Challenge. Question. Collaborate. Contribute.

Unique to GGC’s focus on student engagement, faculty invite students at all levels – including freshmen – to collaborate on research projects, conference presentations, even co-authoring articles published in academic journals.

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