Associate Degree

Pre-Nursing

Complete the classes you need to apply to an RN program without leaving home. GMC’s Pre-Nursing program provides a holistic education emphasizing character education and critical thinking.

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2023 Schedule

The purpose of the pre-nursing program is to provide students a liberal arts based pre-nursing program of study through the foundational coursework credits and many of the pre-requisites needed for admission to a nursing program. The Pre-Nursing Program provides a holistic approach to the education of GMC students by emphasizing character education and critical thinking.

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Public Health Nurses
Public health nurses promote public health by educating people on warning signs and symptoms of disease or managing chronic health conditions. They may also run health screenings, immunization clinics, blood drives, or other community outreach programs.
Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs)
CNSs are a type of advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). They provide direct patient care in one of many nursing specialities, such as psychiatric-mental health or pediatrics. CNSs also provide indirect by working with other nurses and medical staff to improve the quality of care that patients receive. They often serve in leadership roles and may educate and advise other nursing staff. CNSs also may conduct research and may advocate for certain policies.
Rehabilitation Nurses
Rehabilitation nurses care for patients who have temporary or permanent disabilities or have chronic illnesses. Some nurses do not work directly with patients, but they must still have an active registered nurse license. For example, they may work as nurse educators, healthcare consultants, or hospital administrators.

What You Will Learn

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Students will be able to relate the functions and relationships among the various organ systems of the human body.

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Students will be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of human systems.

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Students will be able to apply knowledge of the growth, cultivation, and control of microorganisms.

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Students will be able to characterize host/pathogen interactions and apply this knowledge to proper use of antibiotic/chemotherapeutic treatments.

In-Class or Online

Whether you want to attend classes online, or at our historic Milledgeville campus, or at any of our eleven satellite locations, we have a convenient option just for you.

Leadership. Character. Civility.

Attending GMC is about more than just earning a degree. We prepare our graduates to stand out in the world by teaching leadership skills, character education, and ethics. GMC grads have the grit and determination to be successful in an ever-changing job market.

Why pay more for the same degree?

Thanks to our Transfer Agreements, GMC students can take their college credits with them to dozens of other colleges and universities. Why pay more for core curriculum when you take the same accredited courses at GMC for less, and then transfer to the four-year college of your choice? Here’s a cost comparison:

“I will finally be graduating with my Bachelors of Supervision and Management this month. I would not have been able to achieve this milestone without the guidance of those at GMC. I will forever be grateful for all the things I have learned during my time here.”

— Rebecca Dempsey, Graduate

Recent Grads

“I knew that this was the school that I needed to take my academic journey to the next level! Throughout my time here at Georgia Military College, I had by far some of the best experiences! GMC opened so many doors for me during my time here and molded me into a person of more defined character”

– Shemar Bryant

“I am a mom of 3 kids all under the age of 10. So on top of being a mom and wife, I also work at a children’s hospital in the PICU. I am a wife to an army veteran , who also serves in the National guard, so a lot of the time I am doing the mom thing alone . I went to Georgia Military college to get my pre reqs for nursing school done. It hasn’t been easy, and the teachers have always had my best interest and wanted me to succeed. There hasn’t been one time where I had a teacher who didn’t care. I am currently applying for nursing schools in my area to get my RN BSN. If I had to do it all over again, I would still choose Georgia Military College.”

– Courtney Morton

“I enrolled with Georgia Military College in the winter 2021 term after graduating from high school in the fall of 2020. GMC has really furthered my education especially in Kinesiology and Physical Therapy. Without the help of GMC officials and staff, I do not think I would be able to graduate as early as I am today. After graduating from GMC on May 28th, I plan to enroll in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program (PTA) at Albany State University (ASU) to earn my PTA license. In conclusion, Georgia Military College has really excelled me to greater heights educationally and socially.”

– Kemuel Terry

Concentration Courses

BIO 207 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 6qh

This course is an integration of anatomical structure with physiological function, systematically examining basic histology and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and sensory systems. Laboratory work includes histology, dissection, and physiological experiments. Lecture 4.5 hours; Laboratory 1.5 hours.
Prerequisite: BIO 123 or BIO 211

BIO 208 Human Anatomy & Physiology II

This course a continuation of the study of human systems, with emphasis on the endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory work includes extensive histology, dissection, and physiological experiments appropriate to systems studies. Lecture 4.5 hours; Laboratory 1.5 hours.

BIO 299 Microbiology

This course is a study of microbial morphology, growth, colonial morphology, biochemistry, physiology, drug resistance, methods of disinfection, and methods of sterilization. Lecture 4.5 hours; Laboratory 1.5 hours.

PSY 200 Introduction to Psychology

The course is a study of general psychology that includes the fundamental theories of psychology, the relationship of psychology to other disciplines and the application of psychology to human relations.

Hiring Partners

GMC is fortunate to have partnerships with a wide range of businesses who hire our graduates. Here are a few of our partners:

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About This Program


The purpose of the pre-nursing program is to provide students a liberal arts based pre-nursing program of study through the foundational coursework credits and many of the pre-requisites needed for admission to a nursing program. The Pre-Nursing Program provides a holistic approach to the education of GMC students by emphasizing character education and critical thinking

Degree Program Coordinator


Sergio Patitucci, spatitucci@gmc.edu

Program Benefits


Upon completion of the degree, students are well prepared for admission to Registered Nursing (R.N.) programs throughout the state of Georgia and adjacent states. This program prepares students for completion of two-year Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.) programs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) programs at four-year institutions, and R.N. bridge programs at participating institutions.

Cost for the Degree


Average Cost for this Degree:
$8,280

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