Take the First Step
Program Start Dates
Nursing@Georgetown has multiple cohorts starting throughout the year and admissions is handled on a rolling basis. Our start dates are traditionally in January, May, July, and September.
Please note: only the FNP program is offered five times per year. The Nurse Educator and NM/WHNP programs are offered three times a year. 2014 cohort dates have not yet been established for AG-ACNP/CNS. Please check the website periodically for updates.
|JANUARY 2014 COHORT (FNP, NE ONLY)||DEADLINE|
|Priority Application Deadline||November 11, 2013|
|Final Application Deadline||November 22, 2013|
|Classes Start||January 6, 2014|
Nursing@Georgetown offers you the opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge and skills from one of the most renowned nursing programs in the world, and the first step starts right here.
Please visit the program application to apply.
For each cohort, the application fee is $40 if submitted on or before the priority application deadline. After this date, the application fee is $80. Early applications are encouraged.
Contact a Georgetown Admissions Counselor
If you are a U.S. licensed registered nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and are ready to pursue a highly respected Master’s in Nursing program that can help you take your career to the next level, a Georgetown Admissions Counselor is ready to help you through every step of the admissions process. To get started, you may either call 1-877-910-4692 or click here to request information. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply.
Your academic background, clinical experience and leadership ability are crucial components to be considered for admission to Nursing@Georgetown.
To be eligible to apply, all applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or CNL from a U.S. Department of Education and NLNAC or CCNE-accredited institution, hold a current U.S. Registered Nurse (RN) license and have successfully completed (“C” or better) a 3-credit course in Statistics. AG-ACNP/CNS students are required to hold the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification prior to entering the program.
As part of the Nursing@Georgetown application process you will be asked to provide the following:
- Your most current resume or Curriculum Vitae.
- A 1-2 page personal statement that addresses your intellectual interests, your relevant clinical experiences and your reasons for pursuing the specific nursing specialty to which you are applying.
- A video essay, no longer than four minutes, that describes how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you for an advanced practice role. This video essay replaces the necessity of an on-campus, in-person interview.
- 3 letters of recommendation from:
- A clinical supervisor or nurse manager (who directly supervised you in the clinical setting)
- A professor, faculty member or academic advisor (who can provide meaningful input regarding your academic record)
- A practicing advanced practice nurse (APRN) who has served as a mentor or who you have shadowed (preferably in the APRN role to which you are applying).
- The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS), if your native language is not English.
The General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required; however, to determine if the GRE will strengthen your application, please contact your Admissions Counselor at 1-877-910-HOYA (4692).
Applicants for all graduate nursing programs must possess the abilities and skills deemed essential to care for patients. For a list of Georgetown University Department of Nursing Technical Standards for Admissions and Graduation, please click here.
Sealed official academic transcripts must be received from all post-secondary institutions you attended, including any community college coursework.
Applicants who studied outside of the United States must have completed the equivalent of a U.S. Baccalaureate degree. All coursework from non-US institutions must be evaluated by World Education Services.
Please mail all official transcripts and other official application materials to the following address:
8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 900
Landover, MD 20785 The program is not yet approved in all states. Please contact 877-910-HOYA (4692) to determine if you are located in a state in which Georgetown can offer the program.