School of Nursing and Health Sciences

How to Apply

Undergraduate Nursing Programs:

Steps to the Application Process:

(1) Apply to Piedmont College AND send transcripts from all institutions attended
**You must be accepted to Piedmont College by December 1st in order to be considered for the nursing program. Decisions cannot be made until all transcripts are sent**

(2) Fill out the Application to the School of Nursing located here

(3) Fill out the Course Completion Form for the School of Nursing

(4) Sign up for AND take the TEAS exam
**To sign up to take the exam at Piedmont, please contact Tamara Pritchett at (706)-354-4772. If you take the exam elsewhere, have ATI send your scores to Piedmont**

Athletic Training:

During the fall of your freshman year at Piedmont, you will need to apply to the Athletic Training program by October 15th.

*This year (2013-2014) students will apply in the spring of their freshman year due to the program just starting up this year.*

**If you are not a freshman and you are considering Athletic Training as your major, you may apply to start the program, but the program will still take 4 years to complete**

Admission Criteria:

• Regular Admission to Piedmont College
• Ability to meet the Technical Standards of Admission as documented by a licensed physician
• Declare Athletic Training as a major
• "C" or better in all required prerequiste coursework
• Completed application, cover letter, physical, and professional resume
• 30 Clinical observation hours with a Piedmont-affiliated Athletic Trainer
• Copy of CPR-PR certification card
• Copy of immunization records, including Hepatitis B and TB skin test within 12 months
• Overall cumulative GPA of 2.70
• Bloodborne pathogens training
• 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from a Piedmont College faculty or staff member)
• Successful background check
• Documented ability to meet the CAATE technical standards

Health Care Administration:

• Talk with your advisor about becoming a Health Care Administration major

If you have any questions about the process, please contact either:

Vicki Miller (Demorest):706-776-0116 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Tamara Pritchett (Athens): 706-354-4772 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Lauren Corbett (Demorest): 706-776-0116 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it