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Nursing Practice Schools in Georgia

263 students earned Nursing Practice degrees in Georgia in the 2021-2022 year.

As a degree choice, Nursing Practice is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Georgia

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 144
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 74
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 74
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 74
Master’s Degree 35
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10
Post-Master’s Certificate 10

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.6%
  • Black or African American: 31.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.2%
  • White: 45.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 6.1%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Georgia

There are 91,540 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Georgia

In this state, nursing practice grads earn an average of $106,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $110,030.


There are 6 colleges in Georgia that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Brenau University

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,551 Total Students

The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at Brenau. The 1.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,275 a year.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
6,724 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $23,225. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average.


Emory University

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
14,779 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 73%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
6,763 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 82%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,063 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
787 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.10% which is lower than average. 62% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
18,972 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $10,623. The full-time teacher rate is 75%.

Nursing Practice Careers in GA

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 39% $104,360
Medical and Health Services Managers 25% $96,220
Registered Nurses 18% $67,870

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Registered Nursing 5,711
Family Practice Nursing 720
Nursing Science 114
Adult Health Nursing 106
Nursing Administration 50
School Nursing 30
Mental Health Nursing 26
Nursing Research & Other 24

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