A Calling Like No Other

We champion diversity and nurture individual student success while providing a rigorous but accessible education that prepares you for the nursing workplace, academia and leadership as you progress throughout your career. You’ll be encouraged, challenged and supported whether pursuing an entry-level bachelor's or master's degree or a doctor of nursing practice or PhD degree.

The College of Nursing is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education thanks to our innovative, challenging and contemporary curriculum offered across all our various degree programs.

Advanced degree options are available for the bachelor and masters prepared nurse with our Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, PhD in Nursing, and Post-Master’s Certificates.

CON graduates leave our programs ready to lead and serve our nation’s patients.

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Health Sciences Building

987 St. Sebastian Way
Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-3771   706-721-6258


Kellett Building

1905 Barnett Shoals Road
Athens, GA 30605

706-389-6828  706-389-6796


Bachelor of Science


Begin your nursing career with our entry-level BSN degree program.

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Master of Science

Clinical Nurse Leader

Change your trajectory with our accelerated second degree entry-level MSN program.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Take your nursing career to the next level with one of our doctorate concentrations – AGACNP, FNP, PNP, PMHNP, and Nursing Anesthesia.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

For the master’s prepared nurse, advance your nursing career with the post-master’s DNP or Nurse Executive DNP.

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Preparing advanced-practice nurse professionals for specialization in gerontology, family, pediatric or psychiatric care.

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Enhance your research with the PhD in Nursing program.

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Programs with Purpose

Find your path.

Prepare for a successful and rewarding career in nursing with a degree from Augusta University. Through a combination of engaging coursework, hands-on training, and accessible faculty who are mentors and advisors, you’ll acquire the professionalism and skills required to deliver high-quality health care.

Your education will focus on nursing standards, patient safety, cultural diversity, community service, and rural healthcare, with a state-of-the-art simulation lab that provides amazingly realistic training scenarios. At every stage, you’ll be guided by engaged and attentive faculty offering individual attention.

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Serving the Community

Expand your reach

Service to our global community is a an essential component of the nursing education experience. Through exciting community partnerships, our faculty members lead and facilitate initiatives that address today's health challenges and concerns.

Our students also have opportunities to engage in this important work and lead their own projects through targeted courses and programs. Annually, our students contribute more than 200 hours of service to improve health and promote the wellness of our citizens.



The College of Nursing is pleased to offer several scholarships to current undergraduate and graduate Nursing students.

The criteria for each fund is determined by the donor and is available upon inquiry. The availability of funds is variable. Students seeking financial assistance should complete an application form at the Financial Aid Office as well as provide required information specific to the scholarship to the College of Nursing.


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Junior nursing student receives International Researcher Fellowship

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Georgia senators visit university, tour labs in bid to find solutions for rural health care staffing shortages

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Caring beyond campus: AU hosts annual Costa Layman Women’s Clinic

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Every day, nurses change lives for the better.

Your College of Nursing is making such a positive impact every day. Our students and graduates are innovative and amazing leaders working to create healthier communities. Join us and other alumni to celebrate our successes so that we can help shape the future for the next generations of nurses. 

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