Please note: Transfer students may need to take a semester of nursing pre-requisite courses at GSW prior to the semester they wish to start the nursing program (NURS 2600 , NURS 2700, NURS 3005 must be taken at GSW prior to starting the Nursing program). Transfer students are encouraged to apply to GSW for an earlier semester, in order to complete those courses.
There are two admission cycles for Traditional students, Fall and Spring. Students anticipating qualifying for entrance in the semester must apply for admission to the program by the announced deadline, usually in January or February. Students qualifying for entrance in the Spring semester must apply for admission by the announced deadline, usually in late August or September. Students should contact the School of Nursing Students Services Coordinator for application instructions which will be posted on the School of Nursing website.
1. Register to take the ATI Test of Essential Skills (TEAS) exam and have official scores submitted to the School of Nursing via the Student Services Coordinator prior to the application deadline. Applicants are expected to score a minimum proficiency catefory on the ATI TEAS within three attempts. Learn more about TEAS
2. Complete all general education/core classes from Areas A, D, and F
3. Lack no more than nine(9) hours of general education classes from Areas B,C,and/or E
4. Must have completed all program pre-requisites
5. Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) 2.8 for admission only the last 30 hours of required classes for the nursing major will be counted.
6. Submit the completed Traditional BSN application and all required supporting documents to the School of Nursing in one packet by the published deadlines.
7. Program may require an interview. Applicants who qualify for an interview will be contact by the program's admissions committee.
8. Must not have been excluded from another nursing program for any reason, including (but not limited to) academic misconduct, disruptive behavior, or program failure. A nursing course failure in another institution counts as a failure in this institution.