How We Support You

Nursing@Georgetown students receive high-quality, responsive, and dedicated support from first contact, all the way through graduation and beyond. As a student, you will receive the academic, professional, social, and personal guidance you would expect from a top 25-ranked master’s-level nursing program*, including:

Admissions support from a dedicated admissions counselor, who is available to answer your questions about the program, your application, and the nursing admissions process.

Admissions counselors are committed to providing you with timely information about life as a Georgetown University student, and the program application process. From research to enrollment, counselors are available to:

  • Answer questions as you as you prepare your application.
  • Offer information regarding financial obligations, scholarship opportunities, and financial aid.
  • Help you become familiar with our renowned curriculum and the online learning format.
  • Provide you with useful resources such as webinars and virtual classroom tours.

Clinical placement in carefully monitored settings that are selected in partnership with Georgetown faculty, based upon your specialty and location.

Clinical placements are secured through collaboration between students, faculty, and the clinical placement team. You will be asked to provide suggestions of known clinical sites or preceptors in your community that may be willing to support you throughout your supervised clinical experience. During your clinical placement, you will work under the guidance of an experienced preceptor, gaining real-world experience with patients and taking on increasing responsibilities in a hands-on setting. You can learn more about clinical placements here.

Each of the specialty programs offered through Nursing@Georgetown has its own clinical course requirements and objectives. For specific details, please refer to your chosen program’s curriculum.

Academic and technical support to help students familiarize themselves with our innovative web-based platform and thrive in our values-based master’s programs.

Nursing@Georgetown students have access to a wide range of advising and support resources, including:

  • Training and assistance with the interactive technologies behind Nursing@Georgetown’s highly personalized, seminar-style learning environment.
  • Engaging and relevant webinars designed to improve your student experience and prepare you for a career as an advanced practice nurse.
  • Full access to the Georgetown University Libraries, including the email and live chat help services they provide.
  • Collaboration with faculty and deans to identify comprehensive university resources which address each student’s academic needs.

Faculty guidance both in class and during office hours.

Nursing@Georgetown faculty members are experts in diverse academic and clinical areas of specialty. Faculty members have been nationally recognized for teaching excellence, and are dedicated to engaging in high-level research, instruction, and scholarship. Along with educating future nursing professionals, our faculty continues to practice in clinical settings.

The intimate class structure of the Nursing@Georgetown program — which features a student-to-teacher ratio of roughly 12:1 — allows students to work closely with their professors and develop valuable professional and educational relationships. Faculty members are also available for one-on-one discussions through office hours hosted live on the same platform used to deliver classes.

Information about faculty job opportunities and teaching positions at the School of Nursing & Health Studies can be found here.

Professional development opportunities through exclusive networking events and lifelong support from the Georgetown alumni community.

During your time as a student in the Nursing@Georgetown program, you will have access to exclusive Georgetown-sponsored networking events that offer you the opportunity to get to meet Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies faculty, staff, and students in other specialties.

Upon graduation, you will enter into a community of dedicated alumni who hold a lifelong connection to Georgetown University resources and tradition. The Alumni Career Services network provides graduates with career development opportunities, connections to ongoing networking events, useful educational resources, and a lifelong connection to the university and its graduates.