About

MISSION

The mission of the MGA Nursing Programs is to provide quality evidence-based nursing education to a diverse student population. The purpose of the nursing programs is to prepare culturally sensitive graduates who are committed to provide safe and effective nursing care through health promotion and disease prevention, and are able to utilize clinical reasoning skills in the provision of care.

The mission of the Middle Georgia State University Master of Science in Nursing Program is to prepare advanced practice nurses to provide care to the entire adult to older adult age population and across the continuum of care, particularly those with acute care needs.

ACCREDITATION INFO

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404.975.5000
www.acenursing.org

GREATNESS IS ...

OUR STUDENTS

  • The average GPA of our ASN graduates is 2.99; 59% are age 20-29;  96% of the 2017 graduates surveyed would recommend the program to others
  • The average GPA of our BSN graduates is 3.33; 61% are age 20-24; on average, the attrition rate is 22% (2014-2016)
  • 20-30% of ASN and PLBSN student cohorts are minority and/or male
  • RN-BSN cohorts, 50% (9/18) of those surveyed Summer 2016 had a change in role or moved to a new position after degree completion.

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OUR FACULTY and STAFF ARE

  • Recognized state leaders in their profession and in nursing education
  • Experts in practice sub-specialties, Lean principles and innovative teaching (online, flipped classroom and simulation)
  • 41% have - or are currently pursuing - terminal degrees in practice, education and nursing research
  • Recognized scholars who have been invited to speak/present at state and national conferences
  • Diverse, 43% are minority

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OUR PROGRAMS

  • Offer face-to-face and on-line options
  • Are available on our campuses in Dublin, Cochran, Macon and Warner Robins

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COMPLETION RATES

ASN
2014 75%
2015 45%
2016 44%
PLBSN
5/2014 80%
5/2015 78.2%
12/2015 86%
RN-BSN
Summer 2014 100%
Summer 2015 92%
Summer 2016 100%

NCLEX Board Pass Rates:

PLBSN
Year MGA Pass Rate National average
2016 91.67% 87.80%
2015 92.41% 87.49%
2014 95.74% 88.74%

ASN
Year MGA Pass Rate National average
2016 90.24% 81.68%
2015 89.16% 82.00%
2014 94.81% 83.09%

Employment 6-12 months post graduation:

ASN
2014 96.67% N=44
2015 100% N=5
2016 100% N=24

PLBSN
2014 93.3% N=30
2015 96.6% N=30
2016 100% N=19

RN-BSN
May 2014 100% N=9
May 2015 85.87% N=7

Employer Satisfaction:

Employer Satisfaction ASN, PLBSN, and RN-BSN
2016 Employer Satisfaction N=4 (Smaller hospitals) Average Rating 4.0 (Satisfied)
2017 Employer Satisfaction N=3 100% Very Satisfied

CONTACT

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