Nursing is a health care sector profession focusing on the care of individuals, families
and communities. Through the prevention of illness or injury, the alleviation of suffering
and the facilitation of healing, those in the nursing profession seek to help patients
achieve or maintain optimal health outcomes and
quality of life.
Students entering Augusta University directly from high school should apply as pre-nursing through the Office of Academic Admissions. Students who present an exemplary record should consider applying for the Nursing Scholars Program (NSP). NSP students should complete the admissions application as a pre-nursing student.