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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Georgia

21 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Mental Health Nursing is the 13th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Georgia

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 21

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 38.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 52.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Georgia

83,880 people in the state and 3,187,320 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a psychiatric/mental health nursing grad in the state is $71,470, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Georgia that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
7,031 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,189. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Graduates earn an average $35,200 after graduation.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.01 years. In their early career, Augusta University grads earn an average salary of $54,100. This public school has an average net price of $13,438.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, GaSou grads earn an average salary of $33,700. This public school has an average net price of $15,795.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in GA

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 38% $104,360
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $67,370
Registered Nurses 18% $67,870

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Registered Nursing 5,362
Family Practice Nursing 1,349
Adult Health Nursing 219
Nursing Practice 147
Nursing Science 82
Nursing Research & Other 43
Nursing Administration 36
Nurse Anesthetist 30

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