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Mercer University

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Mercer University / Georgia Baptist College of Nursing is located in Atlanta, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
(Certificate) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT or GRE
Thesis Alternate accepted
Capstone
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for PhD)
Comp Exam Required for some
Scholarly project (for DNP); dissertation (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
43
Accepted
30
Enrolled
66%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st March 1st No
Winter deadline November 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited nursing program, registered unencumbered GA nursing license, essay, three professional references
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for PhD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree from accredited nursing program, RN licensure, graduate statistics course, three professional references

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$45,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 27.62%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 3.81%

Gender

Male (5%)
Female (94%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 4
Male (2)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive competence, cancer survivorship, interprofessional education, cultural competence, clopidogrel adherence, high fidelity simulation, self-awareness practices, simulation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA  30341
United States
Contact Dr. Linda Streit
Dean/Professor
Email: streit_la@mercer.edu
Phone: 678-547-6793
Fax: 678-547-6796