Georgetown University School of Nursing offers several start dates throughout the year for the online Master of Science in Nursing and Post-Graduate Certificate programs, as well as one annual start date for the online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. The charts below outline the program-specific start dates and corresponding application deadlines for our upcoming cohorts.
Applications for the Master of Science in Nursing program are accepted on a rolling basis.
Master’s in Nursing Deadlines
After completing your application, you can expect an email notification of the official admissions decision within several weeks. Early applications are encouraged. If you submit your application before the priority deadline, you will receive a reduced application fee.
To ensure that your application is eligible for consideration, please review the application requirements carefully and submit all application materials by the appropriate deadline. After completing your application, you will be notified of the official admissions decision within approximately 45 days of the submission deadline.
There are three distinct application rounds for the BSN to DNP program. To ensure that your application is eligible for consideration, please review the application requirements carefully and submit all application materials by the deadline of the round you have selected. After completing your application, you will be notified of the official admissions decision within approximately 45 days of the submission deadline.
We strongly encourage you to submit by the Round 1 deadline. If you submit your application before the first-round deadline, you will receive a reduced application fee. The deadline for the upcoming BSN to DNP cohort is below:
The Post-Graduate Certificate program offers three annual start dates in January, May, and September. Please review your application carefully to ensure that it meets all application requirements. Applicants can expect to receive an admissions decision within approximately 15 days.
Cohort Start Date
September 27, 2023
November 18, 2023
The start date selected on the application is contingent upon a thorough faculty review of previously completed degree coursework. The faculty will provide an individualized plan of study for each student. The applicant’s start date may be shifted to a later term than the term selected in the application based on the individualized plan of study and availability of clinical placement.
You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a current U.S. licensed registered nurse (RN) to apply to Nursing@Georgetown.
Georgetown University’s online graduate nursing programs are authorized to operate in many states. To find out if we are accepting applications from residents in your state, please visit the School of Nursing’s state authorization page.
If you are ready to take your nursing career to the next level by earning a highly respected graduate nursing degree, an Admissions Counselor will help you through every step of the admissions process.