The BSN program provides students the knowledge, skills, and abilities to function effectively in all areas of nursing practice through quality instruction and clinical experiences. The program provides students the opportunity to apply didactic knowledge in a variety of hands-on and simulated clinical settings, and lays the groundwork for continuing one's professional education at the graduate level. The BSN program is taught on the Augusta and Athens campuses. 

Upon successful completion of the BSN program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) offered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Augusta University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Contact Us

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Sarah Thomas

BSN Program Manager

Shannon Hallingquest

BSN Program Manager

Deadlines for Application

The Fall 2022 BSN Admission cycle is open August 30, 2021-February 15, 2022.

**New applicants please be aware the GPA requirement has changed to a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.**


BSN Program

4 semesters of upper level BSN curriculum

Nursing Scholars Program

Pre-nursing for qualified freshman applicants

The Accelerated BSN (ABSN) program was a 3-year pilot to provide additional registered nurses to the Augusta area hospitals. While we evaluate the success of this pilot program, we are suspending applications and new enrollment to the ABSN program. Thank you for your understanding regarding this change. If you have any questions, please email the BSN program.

Plan of Study

Program Outcomes

  • Synthesize knowledge, skills, and attitudes acquired in the humanities, natural, and behavioral sciences to deliver safe, comprehensive care.
  • Demonstrate values that exemplify the caring, professional nurse.
  • Apply evidence-based research to improve health and reduce health disparities in a global society.
  • Demonstrate interprofessional collaboration and clinical reasoning when caring for individuals, families, and communities.
  • Pursue knowledge as a lifelong learner to promote professional growth.
  • Demonstrate leadership, accountability, and competence as a beginning professional nurse.


Applicant Profile

Undergraduate students can enter the BSN program as juniors upon completing the prerequisite coursework. Freshman or sophomores can be considered for the Nursing Scholars Program, which bridges into the traditional BSN program. Accepted applicants must be a minimum age of 18 by the first day of class in the BSN program.