WellStar School of Nursing

Welcome to the WellStar School of Nursing, the largest nursing program in north Georgia. We offer baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees and have an accelerated track for students with degrees in other fields. Our graduates consistently perform above the national average on the state licensing exam and our nurse practitioner graduates have a high pass rate on the certification exam.


  • Team Effort

    Coming Fall 2017—a Special Topics course focusing on interprofessional collaboration and care within the fields of Nursing, Public Health Education, and Human Services. Set yourself apart in jobs that require teamwork, work effectively within interprofessional teams, and become a role model for enhanced communication skills.

  • Faculty & Staff Awards

    Cynthia Elery, Manager for the School of Nursing, received the 2016 Distinguished Staff Award


Change in WellStar Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Leadership: Dr. Dwayne Hooks is the Coordinator for the Nurse Practitioner Program.

Suspension of MSN: Nursing Education Leadership Track. After careful consideration, the decision has been made to suspend admissions to the MSN: Nursing Education Leadership in the Digital World track until Fall 2018.


  • Careers in Nursing

    For Employment Opportunities in the WellStar School of Nursing 

    Seeking to reinstate your Nursing Licensure in Georgia

  • Make an Impact

    Your generous donation to the WellStar School of Nursing allows our students to move toward the future.