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Professional Licensure and Certification Information for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The University of North Georgia offers degree programs that meet the educational requirements students need to apply for professional licensure and certifications in Georgia. The programs may not meet education requirements for licensure or certification in other states.

Students who plan to pursue professional licensure or certification in a state other than Georgia should contact the program coordinator and appropriate licensing entity for additional information and guidance.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Professional Licensure or Certification Disclosure

Upon completion of the program, University of North Georgia (UNG) graduates will have satisfied all educational requirements, be eligible to sit for the NCLEX exam, and submit their credentials to a state nursing board for licensure in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Alabama
Colorado
Hawaii
Kansas
Massachusetts
Montana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Virginia
District of Columbia
Alaska
Connecticut
Idaho
Kentucky
Michigan
Nebraska
New York
Oregon
Tennessee
Washington
Arizona
Delaware
Illinois
Louisiana
Minnesota
Nevada
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Texas
West Virginia
Arkansas
Florida
Indiana
Maine
Mississippi
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Rhode Island
Utah
Wisconsin
California
Georgia
Iowa
Maryland
Missouri
New Jersey
Ohio
South Carolina
Vermont
Wyoming

The nursing curriculum does not satisfy educational requirements for licensure in the following U.S. territories:

American Samoa
CNMI
Guam
Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands

For More Information

Applicants are encouraged to determine the specific requirements for any jurisdiction, including the state of Georgia, in which they intend receive a nursing license by contacting their board of nursing.

Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

The state of Georgia participates in the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact. The NLC allows for registered nurses (RNs) to obtain one multi-state license, with the privilege to practice in Georgia and other NLC states. View the map of participating NLC states and U.S. Territories. 

NCLEX Test

Learn more about the NCLEX from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

State of Georgia Contact

Georgia Board of Nursing
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217
Georgia Board of Nursing Website
Email: Contact Georgia Board of Nursing
Phone: (844)753-7825. Select "Option One" for the Board of Nursing. A Professional Licensing Boards Division call center agent will provide assistance.

Contact UNG

UNG Department of Nursing
Email

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information
Phone: (706)864-1930

Discipline-Specific Accreditation or Approval Agency

The University of North Georgia's nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

This information was posted on July 1, 2020. Some information might have changed since the update.

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