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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Students who are interested in the BSN program, must first be accepted to Armstrong Atlantic State University. Entry into the BSN program is competitive and has limited space available. Inorder to apply for admission into the BSN program, student's must meet the admission requirements. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Accepted students may be assigned clinical sites up to 100 miles outside of the greater Savannah area. Accepted students will be required to complete a criminal background check and drug screening prior to visiting the assigned clinical sites. Any outstanding Area B, C, E, and PE core courses must be completed before beginning the final semester of the program.
BSN students are admitted twice a year, in the Spring and Fall semesters. Spring applications are available in the Fall. Fall applications are available in the Spring. When an application is available, we will post the information and deadline on our website. It is important for students to check our website frequently to see if the application is available. A deadline will not be set until the application has been posted.
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Once accepted into the BSN program, the student will complete 4 semesters of major courses.
AASU Nursing students practice in local healthcare systems, such as Memorial Health University Medical Center and St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, as well as surrounding counties.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree curriculum builds upon a foundation of the arts, sciences, and humanities essential to professional nursing. The BSN curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary for entry into professional nursing practice. The BSN graduate will be prepared for state board exams and licensure.
This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.