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Build on your passion for helping others. Start your path to a respected BSN degree at University of West Georgia. Our BSN program is CCNE accredited and ranked in the top tier of universities in the nation. Request More Info


THSSON offers a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on two campuses. The Carrollton campus offers a six semester program and the Newnan campus offers an eight semester program.

The pre-licensure track offered on these campuses are for students who have never been licensed as an RN. This program prepares graduates who are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN, the national licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

Application for admission to the Pre-licensure BSN program will be accepted from 10/1/24 until 2/1/25. 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Pre-licensure) FAQ

If you are changing your major or thinking of changing careers, it's important to learn more about the nursing profession and education options. 

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If you plan to transfer to UWG, please read about admission requirements to the university. There is also a link provided on the Registrar's Office website that allows you to see what courses may transfer. Once you have applied to the University of West Georgia, and have been accepted, it can take 10-12 weeks for the Registrar's Office to complete your individual transfer evaluation. If you have questions, please visit the Admissions Office or the Registrar's Office. Please also keep in mind that every nursing program is different, and nursing programs at other institutions may require different prerequisite course work.

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (Pre-Licensure) are evaluated and advised based on a specific Program GPA. A Minimum Program GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale in order to be considered for program admission. This GPA is calculated using all completed core coursework applicable to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at UWG. If any of the applicable courses have been repeated, all attempts are included in this calculation (excluding W’s).

Please keep in mind that your application to the Tanner Health System School of Nursing is in addition to the application for the University of West Georgia.

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Apply to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at UWG

The Tanner Health System School of Nursing accepts applications for admission to the BSN program October 1st through February 1st for summer semester.


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"I credit my excellent core fundamentals and willingness to learn more to UWG's Tanner Health System School of Nursing.”

- Raequon Jones, '17