Message from the Dean
"Now more than ever we must scale new heights as the leaders
of nursing education and aggressively address the nursing
shortage to improve health for our citizens. By expanding
both our traditional and innovative programs, we are
educating nurses who will advance the science of
caring around the world." ~ Marion
Welcome to the College of Nursing at Augusta University. Our past, present and future focus has been and continues to be preparing nurses as outstanding health care leaders for the State of Georgia and beyond. Our excellent College of Nursing faculty is dedicated to the integration of teaching, research, and practice, ensuring that every graduate is prepared to reach the farthest ends of his or her career goals. You will find a variety of the highest quality, innovative educational programs to meet your needs.
As the University System of Georgia's flagship nursing school, we are dedicated to increasing and advancing the nursing workforce. It is an exciting time to be at Augusta University College of Nursing as our faculty and students are working collaboratively to address the health care needs of the public through research, cutting edge technology and innovative practice. As nurse scientists, practitioners and educators, our graduates will go on to make significant contributions to the nursing profession.
In concert with the vision to increase and advance the nursing workforce, the College of Nursing faculty and administrators are devoted to academic excellence through a student-centered approach to nursing education. Integrating education, research and practice, students are afforded a well-rounded education reinforced by clinical and simulated learning experiences. Opportunities abound for you to find your niche in the nursing world and to launch or advance your career.
Once again, I welcome you and wish each of you the best throughout your educational journey at Augusta University College of Nursing.
Lucy N. Marion, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP
Dean, College of Nursing