Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Nursing Post Masters Graduate Certificates (Online)

Admission is limited to the most qualified applicants. Applicants shall:

  • Hold a Master degree in nursing from an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited program.
  • Provide evidence of current unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in Georgia.
  • Have graduated from their MSN program with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.2 on a 4.0.

An application is complete when all of the following have been submitted:

  • Application form and non-refundable application fee: $35 online, $40 paper
  • Two letters of reference from professionals who can speak to the applicant's experience and potential for success in master's studies using the SON Form Letter located on the web site.
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended.
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Professional Goals
  • Copy of RN license and APRN license, if applicable.

For applicants with an APRN degree seeking additional certifications, in addition to the above requirements, a copy of all APRN course syllabi will be needed and a meeting with the coordinator scheduled. The course syllabi will be used to develop an individualized program of study for each APRN student.

Students will apply for a certificate (similar to applying for graduation). The certificate will appear on a student’s transcripts but the student will not receive a diploma or participate in commencement. To be awarded a certificate, student must complete a minimum of 11 hours of coursework at Georgia College.

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate (Online)

Policies that apply to all post-Master's certificate programs are located in the Nursing certificate section of this catalog.

Certificate Requirements

Supporting Core Courses

NRSG 5480Advanced Nursing Assessment

3

NRSG 5480LAdv Nurs Assessment Clinical

0

NRSG 5800Applied Pharmacology

3

NRSG 6300Adv Physio & Pathophysiology

3

Clinical Courses

NRSG 7000Primary Care of Adults I

4

NRSG 7000LPrim Care of Adults I Clinical

0

NRSG 7010Primary Care of Adults II

4

NRSG 7010LPrim Care of Adults II Clinica

0

NRSG 7030Primary Care of Women

4

NRSG 7030LPrimary Care of Women Clinical

0

NRSG 7050Prim Care of Children & Adoles

4

NRSG 7050LPrim Care of Chld & Adole Clin

0

NRSG 7410Primary Care Practicum

6

NRSG 7410LPrimary Care Practicum

0

Nurse Educator Post-Masters Certificate (Online)

Policies that apply to all post-Master's certificate programs are located in the Nursing certificate section of this catalog.

Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours:30

Supporting Core Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 6115Role Pers Master's Prep Nurse

3

NRSG 5600Hlthcare Research & Stat Analy

3

NRSG 6110Ensuring Hlthcare Safety Qual

2

NRSG 6410Nurs Theory: Principles & Appl

2

Total Credit Hours:10

Clinical Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 6120Implement Edu Prog for Nursing

5

NRSG 6120LImplement Edu Prog for Nursing

0

NRSG 6121Integrating Techno in Hlth Edu

5

NRSG 6121LInteg Tech Hlthcare Role Lab

0

NRSG 6125Curriculum Design & Evaluation

3

NRSG 6500Grad Nursing Practicum Develop

1

NRSG 6551Graduate Nursing Practicum

6

NRSG 6551LGraduate Nursing Practicum Lab

0

Total Credit Hours:20

Nurse Midwifery Post-Masters Certificate (Online)

Policies that apply to all post-Master's certificate programs are located in the Nursing certificate section of this catalog.

Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours:36

Supporting Core Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 5480Advanced Nursing Assessment

3

NRSG 5480LAdv Nurs Assessment Clinical

0

NRSG 5800Applied Pharmacology

3

NRSG 6300Adv Physio & Pathophysiology

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Clinical Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 7300Women's Health I

5

NRSG 7300LWomen's Health I Lab

0

NRSG 7310Women's Health II

5

NRSG 7310LWomen's Health II Clinical

0

NRSG 7320Unique Women's Health Issues

1

NRSG 7330Women's Health III

5

NRSG 7330LWomen's Health III Clinical

0

NRSG 7340Midwifery

5

NRSG 7340LMidwifery Lab

0

NRSG 7500Wmn's Hlth/Midwifery Residency

6

NRSG 7500LWmn's Hlth/Midwifery Residency

0

Total Credit Hours:27

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate (Online)

Policies that apply to all post-Master's certificate programs are located in the Nursing certificate section of this catalog.

Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours:32

Supporting Core Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 5480Advanced Nursing Assessment

3

NRSG 5480LAdv Nurs Assessment Clinical

0

NRSG 5800Applied Pharmacology

3

NRSG 6300Adv Physio & Pathophysiology

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Clinical Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 5500Perspectives of Adv Nur Pract

2

NRSG 5810Adv Psychopharm Neurobio

3

NRSG 7100Fdtn for Psychiatric Nursing

4

NRSG 7100LFndn Psych Nursing Lab

0

NRSG 7110Psych Mental Health Nursing I

4

NRSG 7110LPsyc Mental Health Nurs I Lab

0

NRSG 7120Psych Mental Health Nursing II

4

NRSG 7120LPsyc Mental Health Nurs II Lab

0

NRSG 7200Psyc Mental Hlth Nur Practicum

6

NRSG 7200LPsyc Mental Hlth Practicum Lab

0

Total Credit Hours:23

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate (Online)

Policies that apply to all post-Master's certificate programs are located in the Nursing certificate section of this catalog.

Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours:31

Supporting Core Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 5480Advanced Nursing Assessment

3

NRSG 5480LAdv Nurs Assessment Clinical

0

NRSG 5800Applied Pharmacology

3

NRSG 6300Adv Physio & Pathophysiology

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Clinical Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

NRSG 7300Women's Health I

5

NRSG 7300LWomen's Health I Lab

0

NRSG 7310Women's Health II

5

NRSG 7310LWomen's Health II Clinical

0

NRSG 7320Unique Women's Health Issues

1

NRSG 7330Women's Health III

5

NRSG 7330LWomen's Health III Clinical

0

NRSG 7500Wmn's Hlth/Midwifery Residency

6

NRSG 7500LWmn's Hlth/Midwifery Residency

0

Total Credit Hours:22