Mission & Accreditation

The mission of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing is to create a premier multicultural learning community that produces leaders, clinicians, scholars and researchers who exemplify nursing excellence and enhance health care delivery in Georgia and beyond.

Accreditation/Approvals

The School of Nursing is fully approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency for schools of nursing. Please see the CCNE web site or the Georgia Board of Nursing web site for more information.

The Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is the recognized regional accrediting body. Georgia State University is accredited by SACS to award bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. For additional information please see the SACS web site.