Georgia Nursing License

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the official source is the State Board of Nursing. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Georgia State Board of Nursingbefore applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 9/6/2013

Georgia Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
$21,050$36,170$60,940 >$80,000*
*The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Georgia can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Georgia nursing salary.

Georgia Nursing Scholarships

Below, find opportunities for nursing scholarships in Georgia. Click on the nursing scholarship’s name to learn more. For additional nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Nursing Scholarships in GeorgiaScholarship Amount
J.D. Archbold-Repayable scholarship$3000
This is a college scholarship for health care majors pursuing a health care career and taking health-related college-level courses. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be residents of southwest Georgia.

Learn about more financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Georgia a Nursing Licensure Compact State?No

Nursing License

There are many paths to become a nurse in Georgia. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Georgia, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Georgia nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Georgia, please let us know!


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Georgia Nursing Licensure Renewal

License is required through the Georgia Board of Nursing every two years. There are no continuing education requirements. All national certifications must be renewed per the guidelines of each organization.