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ADMISSIONS

At North Georgia Nursing Academy, we believe education transforms lives. That’s why we invite you to start the registration process and schedule a phone call appointment with our Admissions Representatives. From there, you can also schedule a tour of our campus and facilities. Admission appointments allow us to provide you with a first-hand experience of our school in action. It also lets us focus our time and attention to answering your specific questions and concerns.

STEP 1 - SET UP AN APPOINTMENT

Simply schedule a phone call appointment with Admissions to discuss programs that you may be interested in. 

You can schedule this appointment through the "Book Appointment" page or by calling us at (770) 534-1373. 

Admissions Representatives are also available at admissions@ngnanursing.org to answer questions. You may request additional program information to be emailed to you if you are not available for a phone call. 

STEP 2 - APPLY & ENROLL

You will start off your appointment by speaking to one of our qualified Admissions Representatives who will take time to learn more about you. Our Admissions Team will help you determine the program that will best meet your future needs and answer any questions you may have. 

Enrollment Process for Certificate Programs: 

After your phone call appointment with Admissions, they will email you with specific program information and details that were discussed. They will also provide you with the next available start dates for the program(s) that you are interested in. 

Once you have determined that you would like to proceed with enrolling, you will email your Admissions Representative confirming the program, class schedule and start date that you are wanting. 

After receiving that confirmation, the Admissions Representative will provide you with the Electronic Enrollment Packet that you must complete and return. Upon receiving your completed packet, the Admissions Presentative will notify you that you are able to finalize your enrollment into that program by making your down payment. 

Once your down payment is processed, you will be provided with your program orientation information and student catalog. 

For those who plan to enroll, please review the items that are required for enrollment: 

1) High School Diploma or GED (Not required for the Nursing Assistant Program)

2) Government Issued ID 

3) Social Security Card

4) Down Payment 

(The down payment is the cost of books/supplies and the non-refundable application fee - This amount can be found on individual program pages)

These items must be turned in by Orientation. 

Application Process for Degree Programs: 

After your phone call appointment Admissions, they will email you with specific program information and details that were discussed. They will also provide you with the next available start dates for the program that you are interested in. 

Once you have determined that you would like to proceed with applying, you will email your Admissions Representative confirming which program and start date you would like to apply for. The first step in the application process is scheduling to take the Accuplacer Entrance Examination. Applicants are required to meet passing scores prior to completing an official application. The subjects for this examination include: arithmetic, reading comprehension and writing. The passing score is 240. This examination is proctored on campus. 

After you have completed your Accuplacer Entrance Examination, the Admissions Representative will provide you with the Electronic Application to complete. 

Degree applicants must submit these items with their application: 

1) Government Issued Picture ID

2) Social Security Card

3) Official High School Transcripts

4) Official College Transcripts (if applicable)

5) Background Check

6) Essay

7) Payment for the Non-Refundable Application Fee (due when submitting your application)

The Admissions Representative will provide you with the details on how to submit these items and the requirements for the essay. 

Applicants will be notified of acceptance into the program after the committee meets and reviews all applications. The committee will select the students based off of a point system that grades many different areas of an applicant's file, such as the Accuplacer scores, GPA on transcripts and the essay. 

If accepted, you will be presented with an acceptance letter and sent the Electronic Enrollment Packet to complete. To finalize the enrollment, you will then provide your payment for the program's books and supplies package. (This cost can be found on the individual program's page)

STEP 3 - ATTEND ORIENTATION 

During orientation, the Admissions Team will prepare you for what to expect during your time as a student at NGNA. They will review classroom policies and procedures, provide supplies and school uniform and answer any questions you might have. 

After attending your orientation, you will be all set to start on your first day of class. 

  • Who is NGNA authorized and approved through?
    Our programs are approved by the following agencies: Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission Georgia Medical Care Foundation/Alliant Health Solutions (CNA Program) Georgia Department of Public Health and Safety (EMS Program) Approved for on-site certification testing through: National Healthcareer Association (NHA) PearsonVue National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • Is NGNA accredited?
    North Georgia Nursing Academy is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 Telephone: 770-396-3898 Fax: 770-396-3790 www.council.org
  • Can I use financial aid?
    At this time, we do not offer financial aid to our students. We do, however, provide payment plans for each program and discuss all of these details during your admissions appointment.
  • Do you offer job placement?
    We offer assistance with creating professional resumes and applying for employment opportunities. We currently have a 94% success rate when it comes to helping our graduates find relevant employment.
  • Does NGNA accept transfer credits?
    North Georgia Nursing Academy will consider comparable academic coursework taken at a qualifying institution as applied credit towards the completion of an Associate Degree program only. All transfer credit will be evaluated by a committee. Only courses that meet the criteria below will be considered for transfer of credit: - The course was taken at an acceptable accredited institution. - The course was completed within two (2) years of application to NGNA. - The course was completed with a final grade of no lower than a C.
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