Georgia LPN to RN/BSN Programs

The southern state of Georgia offers an educational pathway for LPNs who want to advance their careers by becoming RNs. Both LPN to ADN and LPN to BSN options are available for those who want to move up the nursing ladder by increasing their responsibilities and performing high-level duties and tasks. RNs also enjoy higher salaries, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that registered nurses in the state can earn an average of $24,500 more per year than LPNs.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in GA

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Georgia. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
LPN to RN
2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA
(800) 733-3653
Albany State University
LPN to RN
2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA
(229) 317-6000
Armstrong State University
LPN to BSN
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA
(800) 633-2349
Athens Technical College
LPN to RN
800 US Hwy 29 North
Athens, GA
(706) 355-5000
Chattahoochee Technical College - Paulding Campus
LPN to RN
400 Nathan Dean Boulevard
Dallas, GA
(770) 528-4545
Columbus Technical College
LPN to ADN
928 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA
(706) 649-1800
Georgia Highlands College
LPN to RN
415 E. Third Ave
Rome, GA
(706) 295-6321
Georgia Perimeter College
LPN to RN
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA
(678) 891-3053
Georgia Southern University
LPN to BSN
1332 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA
(912) 478-4636
Georgia Southwestern State University
LPN to BSN
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA
(877) 871-4594
Gordon State College
LPN to RN
419 College Drive
Barnesville, GA
(678) 359-5197
Piedmont College - Athens
LPN to BSN
595 Prince Ave
Athens, GA
(706) 548-8505
Piedmont College - Demorest
LPN to BSN
1021 Central Ave
Demorest, GA
(706) 778-3000
South Georgia State College
LPN to RN
100 West College Park Dr.
Douglas, GA
(912) 260-4200
Southern Regional Technical College
LPN to RN
15689 U.S. Highway 19 North
Thomasville, GA
(888) 205-3449

Georgia LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was organized by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in Georgia.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Roswell - GA$40,730$65,99062.0%
Augusta, Richmond County - GA$39,560$66,12067.1%
Savannah - GA$39,410$62,10057.6%
Columbus - GA$38,430$58,73052.8%
Macon - GA$38,810$61,13057.5%
Athens, Clarke County - GA$41,480$60,35045.5%
Gainesville - GA$40,010$62,03055.0%
Rome - GA$36,430$57,65058.2%
Albany - GA$34,080$58,80072.5%
Valdosta - GA$37,580$55,93048.8%
Warner Robins - GA$36,240$57,17057.8%
Brunswick - GA$36,360$56,47055.3%
Hinesville - GA$39,320$64,35063.7%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm