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3-Year BSN in Atlanta, GA

88.8% National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX®) first-time pass rate!*

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Nursing Program in Atlanta: AHands-On BSN

At Chamberlain’s nursing school in Atlanta, GA, you will get hands-on training in our on-site clinical setting and in our distinctive SIMCARE CENTER™. As you train with classmates, faculty, mentors, and seasoned registered nurses, you learn critical skills in direct patient-care nursing. The SIMCARE CENTER™ features many types of simulated care, and the center’s high-tech patient manikins will help you learn fundamental nursing skills. Patient simulators have bodily functions and show vital signs, and they demonstrate a wide range of symptoms. The SIMCARE CENTER™ give you a safe health care setting where you can hone your nursing skills before advancing to living and breathing human patients in the clinicals portion of the Chamberlain Atlanta curriculum. 

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How would you describe your experience on the Chamberlain Atlanta campus? 

"I would describe my experience at Chamberlain as very positive. All the teachers are on your side and want you to succeed.” 

Tatiana S

‘22 BSN Student, Atlanta

New! A Flexible BSN Option

BSN Degree Program—Evening/Weekend Option

The Atlanta BSN degree program—Evening/ Weekend option is designed to meet the needs of individuals who require an alternative schedule. Night and weekend nursing school students complete courses outside the typical classroom schedule while still receiving the same level of support and resources as traditional weekday students.

If you have wanted to pursue a BSN degree, but a traditional school schedule is holding you back, then the Atlanta BSN Evening/ Weekend Option may be a great fit for you. Balance family, work (part-time rather than full-time employment is strongly recommended), and other responsibilities while attending classes during your free time at night and on Saturdays and Sundays. The Evening/ Weekend Option includes:

  • Weekend clinicals
  • A 3-year track to the BSN
  • Support from experienced faculty
  • Access to the same resources as the daytime program
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Request information or call 877.751.5783 to learn more about the evening/weekend option.

BSN Degree Program—Evening/Weekend Option FAQs

Does the Evening/Weekend Option have the same benefits as the traditional BSN option?

The Atlanta BSN degree program—Evening/Weekend option is designed to meet the needs of individuals who require an alternative schedule. Night and weekend nursing school students complete courses outside the typical classroom schedule while still receiving the same level of support and resources as traditional weekday students.

Whichever path you take at the Chamberlain Atlanta campus, your advantages include:

  • Nursing courses during your first year
  • No wait lists or prerequisites
  • Intimate class sizes
  • One-on-one attention and support throughout the academic journey
Can I switch from the tradition BSN degree program to the evening/weekend option?

Weekend and night nursing program courses are limited to students enrolled in a Atlanta evening/weekend cohort. Students in evening/weekend cohorts are limited to enrolling in courses during the evening/weekend only.

How many credit hours are required for the Atlanta BSN program?

The Atlanta BSN program requires a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education, and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

View the BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan to see credit requirements.

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Atlanta Campus Contact Information

Address
1100 Altmore Avenue
Sandy Springs, GA 30342

Toll Free 877.751.5783

Hours of Operation
Mon - Thurs: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Student Support FAQs

How does Chamberlain Atlanta prepare students for the NCLEX®?

As a student in our nursing school in Atlanta, you will have all the tools and resources you need to get ready for the NCLEX®. Assessments, extra help, simulations, and tutorials are readily accessible and proven effective. Passing the NCLEX®is one of the final hurdles to jump before becoming an RN.

What tutoring services are available at Chamberlain Atlanta?

Our BSN program in Atlanta, Georgia, has many tutoring and academic support services. The Center for Academic Success (CAS) at the Atlanta campus offers academic support, one-on-one time with tutors, additional study materials, workshops, and more.

Will I get hands-on experience?

Hands-on nursing experience is gained in both the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER™ and on-site clinical settings, giving students the chance to work side-by-side with faculty, peers and experienced professional nurses while refining their direct patient-care nursing skills.

Online general education and nursing courses may be offered within the BSN curriculum plan. In order to assist in successful completion of online coursework, an online readiness assessment is an integral part of the admission process. Based upon the outcome of the online readiness assessment, skill building activities may be required.

BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan

Entry-Level and Transfer Students

You can start directly after high school or transfer college credits 

You can go to Chamberlain Atlanta after your high school graduation—or after you pass the General Educational Development (GED®) test. Requirements include:  

  • A high school diploma with a 2.75 grade point average or higher
  • Or a GED® test score of 551 if taken between 2002-2013, or a minimum score of 600 if taken in 2014 or after

If you take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) Admission Assessment (A2) Exam, you will need a minimum score of 73.

LPNs & LVNs

If you are a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or a licensed vocational nurse (LVN), then you have a head start on your BSN degree at Chamberlain Atlanta. A licensed LPN or LVN can get a 3-year BSN degree at our nursing college in Atlanta, Georgia, with up to nine proficiency credits—after passing proficiency and skills validation tests.

View admission requirements here.

 

 

Transfer Students

If you have an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree, or if you have done some college work, Chamberlain Atlanta will help you transfer relevant credits to get a jump on your BSN degree. Your previous degree will help you fulfill credit needs, but there are no prerequisites for our BSN program in Atlanta, Georgia.

View admission requirements here.

 

 

Get involved - Student groups

Grow outside the classroom by participating in student activities and groups 

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Community Outreach

You will have the opportunity to help Atlanta area communities as a nursing student at Chamberlain—and our outreach goes far beyond Georgia, too. In the Global Health Education Program, you earn community health course credits while practicing clinical nursing skills in various locations around the world.

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Global Health Education Program

If you want to practice healthcare in communities around the globe, the Chamberlain University Global Health Education Program may be the opportunity for you. Real-world experience gives you a better understanding of individual cultures and their unique economic and social challenges. Students spend two weeks in their location of choice—and a variety of locations are available. Community and multiculturalism health courses are completed by participating in the program.

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Atlanta Campus Clubs and Organizations

Join a club or student organization, the Atlanta campus offers the Phi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA), and Student Nurses' Association (SNA).

I have never gone to a school where it actually felt like
family. I want success with my peers, the faculty want
success from you. Just to have that community of
constant support makes it home. This is my home and I
love it here.
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3-Year BSN

Accredited? Yes!

Learn more about our accredited nursing school in Atlanta, Georgia

 

Are you looking for accredited colleges in Atlanta for nursing? Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post graduate APRN certificate program at Chamberlain University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE). For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.

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Accredited Nursing Schools in Atlanta - Georgia Approvals

Chamberlain is authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, GA 30084, 770.414.3300. Chamberlain has received initial approval for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program from the Georgia Board of Nursing, 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217-3858, 478.207.2440.

Atlanta Campus FAQ

Will a degree in an unrelated field help me at Chamberlain Atlanta?

At the BSN program at Chamberlain Atlanta, you can transfer qualifying credits from previous coursework—regardless of the field of study. Our Atlanta campus welcomes transfer students from all across the country and may give them a head start on their BSN degree. Request more information to get started. 

What scholarships are available at Chamberlain?

Our student nurses at Chamberlain Atlanta have many scholarship opportunities from which to choose. Request more information to learn which financial aid options fit your situation best.

How many credit hours are needed to complete the Atlanta BSN program?

The Atlanta BSN program requires a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in general education, and 66 credit hours in the nursing major.

View the BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan to see what credits are required. 

How do I apply for admission to Chamberlain Atlanta?

Prospective Atlanta nursing students apply for admission by completing an application and then interviewing with a Chamberlain Atlanta admissions representative. When all admission criteria are satisfied, prospective students are told in writing of their admission status to a specific Chamberlain program and cycle. Learn more about Chamberlain University’s bachelor nursing program in Atlanta.