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. Georgia State University Mission Statement
Welcome from the Director
Thank you for visiting the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing (BFLSON) website. I hope you will take the opportunity to explore the various educational options offered at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels. The Frequently Asked Questions (Undergraduate FAQs, Graduate FAQs) may assist you in answering some of your existing questions, but if you need additional help, please contact us and connect with the appropriate academic advisor. If you have other questions, please call the School of Nursing at 404-413-1200. This is a very exciting time for the profession of nursing; I hope you will consider joining us here at Georgia State.
Barbara C. Woodring, EdD, RN, CPN
Professor and Director
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing
Accreditation and Approvals
The Byrdine F. Lewis 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.