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Nursing

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University System Accredited Program(s)


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN):

Website: http://www.acenursing.org/

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), American Association of Colleges of Nursing:

Website: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
ACEN
Institutions Accreditation Status
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Division of Nursing
ABAC 52, 2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA 31793
Contact: Troy Spicer, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Interim Dean
E-mail: tspicer@abac.edu
Website: http://www.abac.edu/academics/schools/nursing

Associate
Last Visit: September 2012
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2012 with conditions follow-up report in Spring 2015
ACEN
Albany State University
Department of Nursing
504 College Drive
Albany, GA 31705
Contact: Cathy Williams, DNP, RN
Chair
E-mail: cathy.williams@asurams.edu
Website: http://www.asurams.edu/?s=nursing

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: October 2014
Most Recent Action: February 2008
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2021 with conditions follow-up report in Spring 2016
ACEN

Master’s/Post-Master’s Certificate
Last Visit: October 2013
Most Recent Action: March 2014
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2021 with conditions follow-up report in Spring 2016
ACEN
Bainbridge College
Associate Degree Nursing Program
2500 E. Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Contact: Jeffrey Ross, MSN,RN, CNE
Chair of Nursing
E-mail: jross@bainbridge.edu Website: http://www.bainbridge.edu/academic/nursing/

Associate
Last Visit: January 28 – 30, 2014
Most Recent Action: July 2014
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2022 with conditions follow-up report in Fall 2016
ACEN
College of Coastal Georgia
Department of Nursing
3700 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520
Contact: Patricia Kraft, EdD, RN, FNP
Distinguished Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences
E-mail: pkraft@ccga.edu
Website: http://www.ccga.edu/Academics/SchoolNursing/

Associate
Last Visit: February 8 – 20, 2011
Most Recent Action: June 2011
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2016
ACEN

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: February 8 – 10, 2011
Most Recent Action: June 2011
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2016
ACEN

Dalton State College
650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720 -3797
Contact: Sylvia Driver, MSN, FNP, RN
Chair
E-mail: sdriver@daltonstate.edu

Lynda Ridley, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC
Chair
E-mail: lridley@daltonstate.edu
Website: http://www.daltonstate.edu/nursing/

Associate
Last Visit: October 2010
Most Recent Action: March 2011
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2018
ACEN
Darton College
Division of Nursing 2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, GA 31707 – 3098
Contact: April Reese, DNP, RN, CNM
Interim Dean of the Nursing Division
E-mail: april.reese@darton.edu
Website: http://www.darton.edu/programs/nursing/

Associate
Last Visit: October 2010
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2015
ACEN

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: October 22 – 24, 2013
Most Recent Action: March 2014
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2018
ACEN
Georgia College & State University
School of Health Sciences, Professional Nursing Program
231 West Hancock Street, CBX 063
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Contact: Deborah MacMillan, PhD,RN, CNM, APRN-BC
Interim Director
E-mail: jdebby.macmillan@gcsu.edu
Website: http://www.gcsu.edu/nursing/index.htm

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: February 5 – 7, 2013
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2021
ACEN

Master’s
Last Visit: February 5 – 7, 2013
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2021
ACEN
Georgia Highlands College
Division of Health Sciences, Dept. of Nursing
415 E. Third Avenue
Rome, GA 30162 – 1864
Contact: Janet Alexander, EdD, MSN,RN,CNE
Dean and Professor of Health Sciences
E-mail: jalexand@highlands.edu
Website: http://www.highlands.edu/site/nursing

Associate
Last Visit: February 2008
Most Recent Action: July 2008
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2016
ACEN
Georgia Perimeter College
Department of Nursing
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021 – 2396
Contact: Joan Purdon, MS, RN, ACNS-BS, FCN
Chair
E-mail: Joan.Purdon@gpc.edu
Website: http://www.gpc.edu/programs/AS-Nursing

Associate
Last Visit: October 2010
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2018
ACEN
Georgia Southwestern State University
School of Nursing
800 Georgia Southwestern State Univ. Drive
Americus, GA 31709 – 4379
Contact: Sandra D. Daniel, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor
E-mail: sdd@canes.gsw.edu
Website: https://gsw.edu/academics/schools-and-departments/school-of-nursing/index

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: October 2008
Most Recent Action: February 2009
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2016
ACEN
Gordon College
Division of Nursing & Health Sciences
419 College Drive
Barnesville, GA 30204
Contact: Anne Purvis, EdD, MSN, RN
Chair
E-mail: a_purvis@gordonstate.edu
Website: http://www.gordonstate.edu/nursing/

Associate
Last Visit: February 17 – 19, 2009
Most Recent Action: March 2012
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2017
ACEN

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: February 8 – 10, 2011
Most Recent Action: June 2011
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2016
ACEN
Middle Georgia State College
Department of Nursing
100 College Station Drive
Macon, GA 31206 – 5145
Contact: Donna Ingram, DNP, MSN,RN
Chair
E-mail: donna.ingram@mga.edu
Website: http://www.mga.edu/health-sciences/

Associate
Last Visit: October 2010
Most Recent Action: November 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2018
ACEN

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: October 2010
Most Recent Action: November 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2018
ACEN

South Georgia State College
South Georgia – Waycross College Cooperative Nursing Program
100 West College Park Drive
Douglas, GA 31533 – 5098
Contact: Scott Thigpen, DNP, RN, CCRN, CEN
Dean, School of Nursing
E-mail: : scott.thigpen@sgc.edu
Website: http://sgsc.edu/academics/sonfaculty.cms

Associate
Last Visit: October 11 – 15, 2010
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2018
ACEN
University of North Georgia
Department of Nursing
82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597
Contact: Kim Hudson-Gallogly, PhD, MS, RN
Department Head
E-mail: Kim.Hudson-Gallogly@ung.edu
Website: http://ung.edu/nursing/

Associate
Last Visit: October 4 – 6, 2011
Most Recent Action: March 2012
Next Evaluation Visit: Fall 2019
ACEN

Baccalaureate
Last Visit: February 2008
Most Recent Action: July 2008
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2016
ACEN

Master’s
Last Visit: February 12 – 14, 2013
Most Recent Action: July 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2021
ACEN

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
CCNE
Institutions Accreditation Status

Armstrong Atlantic State University
Savannah, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://www.armstrong.edu/

September 29, 2001
October 28, 2006
December 31, 2016
February 2006
Spring 2016
September 29, 2001
October 28, 2006
December 31, 2016
February 2006
Spring 2016

Clayton State University
Morrow, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://www.clayton.edu/health/nursing/

September 29, 2005
October 16, 2013
June 30, 2024
October 2013
Fall 2023
November 5, 2008
October 16, 2013
June 30, 2024
October 2013
Fall 2023

Columbus State University
Columbus, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s

Georgia Intercollegiate Consortium for Graduate Nursing Education

(Consortium of Columbus State University and Georgia Southwestern State University)

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://nursing.columbusstate.edu/

March 3, 2010
March 3, 2010
December 31, 2015
March 2010
Spring 2015
September 18, 2013
September 18, 2013
June 30, 2019
September 2013
Fall 2018

Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://www.gcsu.edu/nursing/index.htm

October 2, 2013
October 2, 2013
June 30, 2019
October 2013
Fall 2018

Georgia Regents University
Augusta, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://www.gru.edu/nursing/

October 28, 2006
April 16, 2014
December 31, 2024
April 2014
Spring 2024
October 28, 2006
April 16, 2014
December 31, 2024
April 2014
Spring 2024
March 25, 2009
April 16, 2014
December 31, 2024
April 2014
Spring 2024

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
April 16, 2014
April 16, 2014
December 31, 2024
April 2014
Spring 2024

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/nursing/

April 20, 2002
November 15, 2010
June 30, 2021
November 2010
Fall 2020
April 20, 2002
November 15, 2010
June 30, 2021
November 2010
Fall 2020
November 15, 2010
November 15, 2010
June 30, 2016
November 2010
Fall 2015

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://nursing.gsu.edu/

April 21, 2004
September 18, 2013
June 30, 2024
September 2013
Fall 2023
April 21, 2004
September 18, 2013
June 30, 2024
September 2013
Fall 2023

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s
Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://www.kennesaw.edu/chhs/schoolofnursing/
May 3, 2003
October 22, 2012
June 30, 2023
October 2012
Fall 2022
May 3, 2003
April 12, 2008
June 30, 2018
November 2007
Fall 2017

University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://nursing.westga.edu/

October 3, 2003
September 27, 2008
December 31, 2018
April 2008
Spring 2018
October 3, 2003
September 27, 2008
December 31, 2018
April 2008
Spring 2018

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, GA

Baccalaureate Master’s

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-site Evaluation:
Next On-site Evaluation:
http://www.valdosta.edu/colleges/nursing-and-health-sciences/

September 29, 2001
April 11, 2011
December 31, 2021
April 2011
Spring 2021
September 29, 2001
April 11, 2011
December 31, 2021
April 2011
Spring 2021