About Our School


Our Dean’s Message 

Welcome to the website of the Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) School of Nursing.  Whether you are a student preparing to launch a new career in nursing or a nurse seeking further education at the baccalaureate or master’s level, you will receive an excellent nursing education at GSW. You will have the opportunity to learn from exceptional faculty who are experts in their field, faculty who strive diligently to provide the highest level of nursing education.


We combine traditional classroom instruction with on-line and state of the art simulation technology to enhance your learning.  As a graduate, you will be actively recruited by the best hospitals and health care agencies in the state. For RNs seeking the baccalaureate or master’s degree, the programs are offered totally online.

We hope you will review the information below to better understand the mission of the School of Nursing along with our philosophy and conceptual framework, our accreditation and approval, and student learning outcomes, and standards of professional nursing practice.

We hope to personally welcome you to GSW and hope you will join us as you prepare for an exciting and challenging career in nursing!

Sandra Daniel, PhD, RN,
Dean and Professor
GSW School of Nursing


Mission Statement, Philosophy and Conceptual Framework

Accreditation and Assessment

Clinical Experiences of Students