The University System of Georgia approved Fort Valley State University for a new Pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (PL-BSN) program in August 2021. The PL-BSN program was awarded developmental approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing in March 2022 and initial approval in November 2022. The program is scheduled to begin Fall 2023. Fort Valley State University Nursing is committed to EMPOWERING students to:

  • Seek answers
  • Shape plans of care
  • Solve familiar or unprecedented healthcare issues


FVSU is the second HBCU in Georgia to have a nursing program.