Consumer Alerts

Erudite Nursing Institute/Medical Career Specialists

August 2, 2016

The Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (the Commission) and the Georgia Board of Nursing (the Board) were recently made aware that Erudite Nursing Institute/Medical Career Specialists is advertising registered and practical nursing education programs. O.C.G.A. Sections 43-26-10(7) and 43-26-42(7) state that it is a misdemeanor for an entity to conduct a nursing education program preparing persons to practice nursing as registered professional nurses or licensed practical nurses unless the program has been approved by the Board. O.C.G.A. Section 20-3-250.7 states that postsecondary activities such as these must be authorized by the Executive Director of the Commission subject to fines being levied. The following contact information for these programs has been identified:

Erudite Nursing Institute/Medical Career Specialists
http://eruditenursing.education/
School of Nursing
Medical Career Specialists
3330 Cumberland Blvd Ste.
500 Atlanta, GA 30339

The Board has not approved Erudite Nursing Institute/Medical Career Specialists nor has an application for approval been submitted. The Commission has not authorized Erudite Nursing Institute nor has an application for authorization been submitted.

Consumers are cautioned not to apply to these entities.

The College Network

August 3, 2014

The Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission has received sufficient information relative to The College Network to issue the following advisory to residents of the State of Georgia:

Consumers seeking information on postsecondary educational opportunities may find solicitations concerning The College Network. Consumers are cautioned to review any information they receive about The College Network with close scrutiny.

The College Network is not a postsecondary school, a college, a university, or an educational teaching or training entity of any kind. It cannot issue certificates or degrees, nor can it issue credit for any postsecondary level course.

The College Network is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Better Business Bureau of Central Indiana has extensive information available on its website relative to The College Network, including a consumer alert. This information can be accessed in the Better Business Bureau review. The content of that specific consumer alert is accessible via a link on that website.