Academics and Curriculum at Georgetown University

Demanding Curriculum Designed by Faculty Nurse Leaders

Academics and Curriculum at Georgetown University

Demanding Curriculum Designed by Faculty Nurse Leaders

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, ranked the #26 master’s-level nursing school,1 offers an online Master of Science degree in Nursing program and an online Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Earning your MS in Nursing degree online from Georgetown University will enable you to:

  • Learn from faculty nurse leaders who maintain an active clinical practice.
  • Complete hundreds of clinical placement hours in or near your community.
  • Prepare to sit for board examinations in your chosen specialization. Across all specializations, first-time certification rates for Georgetown University students2 are consistently above the national average.3

The following program specializations are available on a full- or part-time basis:

  • The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) program prepares registered nurses with the acute-care experience necessary to provide direct patient management in acute and complex care settings.

    Certification Eligibility: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified (AGACNP-BC)
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares registered nurses to fulfill the role of a competent, dedicated practitioner responsible for managing the care of families in the primary care setting.

    Certification Eligibility: Family Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified (FNP-BC), Nurse Practitioner – Certified (NP-C)
  • The Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NM/WHNP) program prepares registered nurses to manage a woman’s normal obstetrical and gynecological needs during the childbearing years, manage the care of the normal newborn, and provide primary care to women throughout the life span.

    Certification Eligibility: Certified Nurse – Midwife (CNM), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified (WHNP-BC)
  • The BSN to DNP program enables registered nurses with a BSN to earn the highest clinically focused nursing degree in the field.

    Certification Eligibility: The same board certifications as the MS in Nursing specializations, depending on the specialty area you choose.

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1 U.S. News & World Report, 2018 Best Nursing Schools: Master’s 2 This statistic includes the following certification examinations for both on-campus and online students who graduated in 2017.  3 This statistic includes the following certification examinations: