About Our Atlanta ABSN Learning Site

There’s no better time than now to pursue a nursing degree, and Atlanta is a great place to do it. Named one of the 30 best American cities for nurses by Indeed, Atlanta is home to a number of leading hospitals and healthcare networks.

student in simulation with mannequin

At Mercer’s Atlanta ABSN Learning Site, you’ll experience firsthand what it’s like to work in a modern healthcare setting. From the life-like hospital environment to the advanced medical equipment and ultra-realistic medical manikin simulators, everything about our skills and simulation labs has been carefully set up to ensure you are well-prepared to join America’s trusted profession.

Here you’ll learn everything from basic nursing skills, such as wound care and taking vital signs, to inserting foley catheters — all under the guidance of expert faculty instructors who are committed to your success.

Mercer’s Georgia Baptist College of Nursing is located on the University’s Atlanta campus in DeKalb County; ABSN students may come to campus for pinning and white coat ceremonies. The ABSN Learning Site in Cobb County is where you’ll take tests and attend practice sessions. Additionally, students are welcome to use the space to meet up with colleagues to study and work on group projects, as well as use open lab hours to practice and master critical nursing skills.

Relocating to Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area is home to over six million people, making it one of the largest cities in the southeastern United States. Despite its size and rapid growth, Atlanta has a cost of living well below the U.S. average, and is the perfect place for students and new nurses. Nurses are also in high demand in and around the city, and are compensated competitively. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses in Georgia average about $71,510 a year.

Atlanta skyline

If you’ll be relocating to Atlanta for our ABSN track, keep in mind that you’ll spend approximately two to three days per week at our Learning Site, located at:

3350 Riverwood Parkway
Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30339

There’s Always Something to Do in Atlanta

It’s not hard to see why WalletHub ranked Atlanta as the fourth most fun U.S. city. Whether you enjoy exercise, the outdoors, sporting events, festivals, plays, museums, concerts, or restaurants Atlanta is a friendly, inviting city when you need a break from your nursing studies.

Contact us to learn more about studying nursing in Atlanta.

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