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Georgia State University

Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Adult health clinical nurse specialist/nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Nursing leadership in healthcare innovations Nursing informatics
Master of Science (MS) Nursing leadership in healthcare innovations Nursing administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
(Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Child health clinical nurse specialist/pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Perinatal clinical nurse specialist/women's health nurse practitioner
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Occupational therapy
Master of Science (MS) Family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy
(Certificate) Family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Respiratory therapy
Master of Science (MS) Child health clinical nurse specialist/pediatric nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Perinatal clinical nurse specialist/women's health nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Adult health clinical nurse specialist/nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 113
Doctoral Degrees 46
Other Advanced Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

533
Applied
254
Accepted
167
Enrolled
48%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards August 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

589
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.75%
Black or African American 24.62%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.89%
Unknown 2.04%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

64
Total faculty
Full-time - 57
Part-time - 7
Male (19)
Female (45)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Stroke intervention for caregivers, stroke prevention in African-Americans; relationships between psychological distress and health outcomes in parents with a medically ill infant; medically fragile children; nursing expertise and patient outcomes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3995
Atlanta, GA  30303
United States
Contact Nancy Kropf
Dean of Nursing
Email: nkropf@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-1101
Fax: 404-413-1090

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