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NEW DATE:  December 14 @ 8:30 am has been added as a last chance test date for the HESI Admission Assessment (A2). This date is only for students who have applied to enter ABAC’s nursing program spring 2016.  Go to the ABAC Bookstore to purchase a voucher for testing.

ABAC is Celebrating 50 Years of Nursing Excellence – 1966 – 2016.  We need your help to update our Graduate information – CLICK HERE

ABAC School of Nursing and Health Sciences 

The ABAC Associate Degree Registered Nurse program was established in 1966 and has always been a widely respected RN program in the state.  The employment rate is 100% and healthcare employers actively seek out ABAC nursing graduates.  Nursing, a top major at ABAC, appeals to both traditional and non-traditional students.

The nursing program at ABAC prepares registered nurses through two educational tracks.  We offer the Generic track which has a traditional design and the One Year Registered Nurse track which is an accelerated bridge program.  Both programs earn students an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and qualifies them to take the NCLEX-RN.

Click on the FORMS & RESOURCES link (left side of page) for Admission Criteria and Track Information.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College School of Nursing and Health Sciences is to develop exceptional nurses ready to provide leadership in health care throughout the rural, ethnic, social, and economic communities the school serves. Students are engaged, taught and mentored in the classroom, lab, and through practice opportunities with the school’s community partners.


The nursing program is approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing, 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217-3858 (phone: 487-207-2440) and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (phone: 404-975-500).

 Clinical Screenings

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences requires screening examinations, criminal background checks, and drug screens upon acceptance and throughout the nursing program as required by clinical agencies. A student, who is denied access to a clinical agency due to the results of a criminal background check or a drug screen, will be dismissed from the program due to the inability to complete the program requirements.

Application Deadlines

August 15: Application deadline for One Year RN Nursing Program Spring Semester
September 15: Application deadline for Generic Track Nursing Program Spring Semester
May 15: Application deadline for Generic Track Nursing Program Fall Semester
Feb 15: Application deadline for One Year RN Nursing Program Summer Semester

For information about ABAC’s Nursing Program Tracks attend an INFORMATION SESSION

Or Contact:
Rebecca Arnold, RN MSN
Nursing Admissions Coordinator and Associate Professor
Health Sciences 103

Bodies Exhibit

The ABAC Chapter of GANS sponsored a student trip to Atlanta on October 14th to see the Bodies Exhibit being displayed at Atlantic Station!

Light of Care

The Light of Care Ceremony is held each spring and fall semester to celebrate students who are continuing their nursing education after their first year.

Run for the Nurses

Join the School of Nursing and Health Sciences in April of 2015 for the 4th annual “Run for the Nurses.”  The event is a 1 mile fun walk/run, 5K run, and ½ marathon with benefits assisting in the future education of nurses through the Lisa Purvis Allison “Spirit of Nursing” scholarship at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  Date and times TBA soon!!!


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One-Year Bridge Program

ABAC School of Nursing gives students the opportunity to participate in a transition, which begin in Spring and Summer semesters. The program allows health professionals to transition into the nursing program at a sophomore level. Learn more about this program on the School of Nursing page.

Information Sessions

Interested in nursing as a potential career path? Attend the School of Nursing’ information sessions to learn more about the Nursing Program at ABAC. The information sessions meet in the lobby of the Health Science buildings. Dates for each session, here and in Moultrie, are listed Here