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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Georgia

There are nine Georgia schools offering nurse practitioner programs. 132 students graduated with degrees from Georgia nurse practitioner schools in 2010. 129 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and three of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

136 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from nurse practitioner programs. More specifically, three students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 129 with a master's level degree.

Nine nurse practitioner schools are in this state. Out of these, while three schools are private, six schools are public. While tuition at a public nurse practitioner school varies from $5,042 to $8,698, tuition at a private nurse practitioner school varies from $11,880 to $39,158.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $13,922. The lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $5,042 per year, is at North Georgia College & State University, while the highest tuition for programs in advanced nursing, which is $39,158 per year, is at Emory University.

Nurse practitioner schools in this state offer certificates and masters degrees.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

136 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from nurse practitioner programs. More specifically, three students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 129 with a master's level degree.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 9
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Master 2006: 121
  • Master 2007: 104
  • Master 2008: 137
  • Master 2009: 114
  • Master 2010: 129

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 17 nurse practitioner programs. Of these programs, approximately 82.4% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 3
  • Master: 14

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22850
  • 25th Percentile: 32830
  • Median: 51230
  • 75th Percentile: 76430
  • 90th Percentile: 102590

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29050
  • Median Salary 2007: 30730
  • Median Salary 2008: 38310
  • Median Salary 2009: 47240
  • Median Salary 2010: 51230
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1060
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 800
  • Total Employed 2010: 730

Georgia vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Georgia vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 1.310% (730)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Georgia

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1. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Is in Dahlonega, GA and it offers one nurse practitioner program. 5,912 students pursue degrees in 47 North Georgia programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering advanced nursing.

2. The University of Phoenix - Augusta

3152 Perimeter Pkwy
Augusta, GA 30909-4583
(706) 868-2000

The University of Phoenix-Augusta is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA. It is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including business and human resources. This school offers students 21 bachelors level degrees and four masters level degrees. 1,345 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Augusta, GA and it offers one nurse practitioner program. Overall, 2,438 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this school. This public school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering nurse practitioner programs.

4. The University of Phoenix - Atlanta

8200 Roberts Dr
Sandy Springs, GA 30350-4147
(678) 731-0555

The University of Phoenix-Atlanta, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sandy Springs, GA and this school offers one nurse practitioner program.

5. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. It offers two nurse practitioner programs. Students are offered two master's level degrees in advanced nursing by this school. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, Kennesaw ranks first in the state of Georgia.

6. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is located in the center of Gainesville. Brenau offers two programs in advanced nursing. It offers students two nurse practitioner degrees at the master's level. Overall, 2,770 students seek degrees in 59 Brenau University programs. It is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

7. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta and Georgia State offers one program in advanced nursing. This university is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering advanced nursing.

8. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Offers three nurse practitioner programs. Students are offered three master's level degrees in advanced nursing by it. This school is in town of Milledgeville, Georgia. 6,737 students pursue degrees in 63 Georgia College & State University programs, overall. This liberal arts college is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

9. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is in town of Statesboro, Georgia and it offers one program in advanced nursing. This school is a public 4-year institution. Georgia Southern is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering advanced nursing.

10. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Emory offers five nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, students are offered two nurse practitioner certificates by Emory and three degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. This large university ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.