Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni, and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. Georgetown University’s School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) has been educating the next generation of BSN-prepared nurses since 1903.
Nursing@Georgetown is a Master’s in Nursing program delivered online by Georgetown’s renowned School of Nursing & Health Studies. These programs are designed to help the next generation of nursing leaders achieve their career goals while improving the health and well-being of all people.
At Nursing@Georgetown students will find unique blend of carefully selected clinical–based nursing experiences and highly interactive online learning in an intimate classroom setting with a student community form across the country. Nursing@Georgetown brings this high-quality and innovative experience to students in their own community while providing them access to the same highly regarded faculty from Georgetown School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) on-campus program.
Master of Science in Nursing Delivered Online
The Master of Science in Nursing program at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies is designed to build upon and expand the knowledge and skills a professional registered nurse has developed during baccalaureate nursing education and practice. As advanced practice nurses, graduates are prepared to improve nursing and health care through expert practice and the advancement of nursing knowledge. Following program completion, students are prepared to sit for national certification exams.
NURSING@GEORGETOWN uses some of the most advanced Web-based technology in the nation. Our unique approach to online education allows students to communicate with other students and receive close, personal attention from faculty and advisors from the convenience of their home. Our dynamic format to learning creates a highly interactive, personal environment that mirrors in-class learning. You will have 24-hour access to all required lectures and readings. You’re always just a few clicks away from checking assignments, viewing documentary videos, and viewing professors’ office hours.
The NURSING@GEORGETOWN program offers the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Nursing with specialized training in programs such as:
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Education
Nursing@Georgetown enables you to:
- Earn a Master’s degree in Nursing from a renowned academic institution.
- Participate in Web-based learning in a live seminar environment.
- Work closely with Georgetown faculty to help place you in clinical sites as close as possible to your preferred location.
- Choose from a variety of specialized programs.
- Access your courses and review recorded sessions from anywhere, anytime.
- Learn from highly respected faculty and enjoy full Georgetown University student status, including access to campus facilities, events and the Hoya network.
All programs, including online, support Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies’ overall goal of preparing morally reflective health care leaders and scholars who strive to improve the health and well-being of all people with sensitivity to cultural differences and issues of justice.
Available Online Programs:
- MS, Family Nurse Practitioner
- MS, Nurse Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
- Nursing Education
Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program and a valid RN License.
The Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies is accredited by the following accrediting agencies:
The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) for the basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses. The ACME has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a programmatic accrediting agency for nurse-midwifery education programs since 1982. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the nursing education programs at the baccalaureate and graduate degree levels. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing.
Dynamic Virtual Campus Experience Bringing the Best of On-Campus Online
- Cutting-edge Learning Management System, 2GU, that includes a highly interactive social networking platform;
- Interactive, live online class seminars delivered face-to-face by NHS faculty in an intimate setting with a student to faculty ratio of approximately 10 to 1;
- Self-paced coursework produced by NHS faculty who work with world-class instructional designers to maximize learning and interaction;
- Face-to-face office hours with faculty in a live, online format;
- An interactive online community that uses familiar social networking, groups and organizational tools;
- The flexibility to participate and learn anywhere with Internet access.
Clinical Experiences in the Student’s Own Community
- Carefully selected clinical experiences in close proximity to where students live;
- Personally arranged for the student by Nursing@Georgetown’s placement team and faculty.
The Ability for Students to Immerse Themselves in Georgetown
- Visits to Georgetown’s campus to utilize state-of-the-art patient simulation technology at The O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center.
Highly Personalized Services
- A comprehensive student advising system to help students navigate all elements of the program—from matriculation through commencement;
- A lifelong connection to Georgetown University’s global alumni network.