Degree Programs: Overview

The nursing program is designed to prepare students to provide care that is sensitive to the unique health needs of individuals, families and communities. Evidence-based practice, theory, and professional values and standards combined with real world clinical experiences form the basis for this challenging undergraduate program. The 120 credit hour nursing program includes two years of pre-requisite coursework followed by two years of specialized study. Additionally, students learn the practice of nursing in a state-of-the-art simulation lab and in diverse clinical settings.

For more information on undergraduate programs contact Jane Anderson-Buffington at 678-707-5020 or

Nursing Full TimeBSNThe baccalaureate nursing program at Brenau, which was created in 1978 by the merger of the Hall School of Nursing and Brenau, leads to the bachelor of science in nursing degree (B.S.N.). The B.S.N. Program has Georgia Board of Nursing approval and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Nursing part-timeBSNThe Part-time BSN program is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing that can be completed through the Evening and Weekend College.
Nursing RN – BSN BridgeBSNThe RN-BSN program is designed for practicing professional nurses wishing to enhance their position within the profession.

For more information on graduate programs contact Dr. Troy Heidesch at 770-534-6154 or

Family Nurse PractitionerM.S.N.As a FNP you will be qualified to be the healthcare provider for families and individuals of all ages.
Nurse EducatorM.S.N.You can become part of the solution to the critical shortage of nursing faculty.
Nurse Leader ManagerMSNNurse Leader Manager Program



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