Admissions Deadlines and FAQ

Provide Specialized Care With an Advanced Practice Nursing Degree

Admissions Deadlines and FAQ

Provide Specialized Care With an Advanced Practice Nursing Degree

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, ranked the #26 master’s-level nursing school,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

When Can I Apply? | Multiple Start Dates Available

Applications are now being accepted for:

  • The online Master of Science degree in Nursing, which offers several start dates throughout the year. Early applications are encouraged. If you submit your application before the priority deadline, you will receive a reduced application fee.
  • The online BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), which offers one annual start date and three distinct application rounds. We strongly encourage you to submit by the first round deadline. If you submit your application before the first round deadline, you will receive a reduced application fee. 

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Am I Eligible to Apply? | Applicant Checklist

To be eligible to apply for the online Master of Science degree in Nursing (MS in Nursing) program, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or CNL from a U.S. Department of Education and ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program.
  • Hold a current U.S. registered nurse (RN) license
  • Have successfully completed (grade C or better) a three-credit course in statistics

Learn more about the program: Complete this brief form to learn more about the program.


1 U.S. News & World Report, 2019 Best Nursing Schools: Master’s 2 This statistic includes both on-campus and online students who graduated in 2017. 3This statistic includes the following certification examinations: