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MSN in Georgia

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Georgia

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Georgia receive nursing degrees every year. That means an estimated 10 nurse practitioners graduate from Georgia's 7 MSN schools each year.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a MSN program. It is located in Atlanta. no students graduated with a degree in MSN from Emory University in 2010. Emory University charged in-state students $39,158 in tuition fees per year.

Mercer University, which is located in Macon, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a MSN program. It received a ranking of 34th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Mercer University graduated 6 students from its MSN program. Mercer University charged in-state students $30,560 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a MSN program is Georgia College & State University. Georgia College & State University, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Milledgeville. 1 students graduated with degree in MSN from Georgia College & State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Georgia College & State University was $7,852 per year.


Msn schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $17,952 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,158 per year, or as little as $5,042 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
  3. Brenau University - located in Gainesville, students are charged $20,130 per year

The MSN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Kennesaw State University - located in Kennesaw, students are charged $5,042 per year
  2. Georgia College & State University - located in Milledgeville, students are charged $7,852 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus - located in Augusta, students are charged $11,040 per year

A MSN degree from a Georgia school... what next?

A large number of Georgia MSN graduates become nurse practitioners. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Georgia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,740 Georgia nurse practitioners as of 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of nurse practitioners work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 1,600 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Georgia will shrink by -4%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,020 nurse practitioners working in Georgia.


A nurse practitioner in Georgia earns $98,580 per year on average. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $65,210 per year or as much as more than $134,690 per year in Georgia. A nurse practitioner in the following Georgia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Barrow County - $99,570 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as RN to BSN or RN.

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  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,740 $98,580

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