Post-BSN to DNP Program
The School of Nursing offers a Post-Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-BSN-DNP) program with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) exit option. Students in this program may exit with a MSN degree after the completion of specialty courses, providing national certification exam eligibility.
Four clinical tracks are offered:
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
- Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
Please contact the graduate program secretary for program information on the Statesboro Campus or Armstrong Campus.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Georgia Southern University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
Professional License Disclosure
The School of Nursing anticipates that graduates of this program will seek the following professional state licenses or certifications: Certification as an APRN (Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (depending on program completion) and licensure as an APRN.
The School of Nursing has determined that the required classes and educational activities of this online academic program will qualify a graduate of this program to take the exam for certification as an APRN in Georgia and other states as listed on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. The school has not determined whether this program satisfies the requirements of all states and territories for the APRN certification and licensure. Visit the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to determine the requirements of your state or territory.
For all Online Programs:
Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosure include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.
For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.
Last updated: 1/27/2023