Nylander selected as ASN Program Director

Vickie Nylander headshotSavannah Technical College has selected Vickie Nylander, MSN, RN-BC, PCCN, as its Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Program Director. She is responsible for developing and maintaining the curriculum for the ASN based on guidelines obtained from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the Georgia Board of Nursing (GBON).

Nylander has a Master of Science in Nursing Education from American Sentinel University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix, and an Associate Degree in Nursing from Rockingham Community College. She comes to us with more than 14 years of experience as a practicing registered nurse and nurse educator. 

She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Georgia Nurses Association, American Association of Critical-care Nurses, and Rho Psi Chapter of Sigma Nursing. Her certifications include: American Nurses Credentialing Center – Medical Surgical Certified, Georgia RN Licensure, California RN Licensure, and Progressive Care Certified Nurse from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Visit this link for FAQ about competitive selection and details about ASN approval.

The Georgia Board of Nursing (GBON) recently granted developmental approval for the ASN program at the College. Developmental approval grants the College the permission to begin the development of an ASN program. Pending initial approval by GBON and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the first cohort of 24 students will begin in January 2025.

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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (