Specialize as a Women’s Health Nurse PractitionerSpecialize as a Women’s Health Nurse PractitionerSpecialize as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Georgetown University’s Online MS in Nursing ProgramGeorgetown University’s Online MS in Nursing ProgramGeorgetown University’s Online MS in Nursing Program

Improve Women’s Health Across the Life Span

Georgetown University School of Nursing (GUSON) distance-based, online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) program prepares registered nurses (RNs) to provide gynecologic and primary care to women across the life span. Students develop the specialized skills and experience to treat and prevent illnesses unique to women as well as provide focused care in areas such as:

-Primary care
-Prenatal and postpartum care
-Life span care through menopause
-General wellness and preventive care
-Reproductive health care

WHNP Curriculum at a Glance

44 credits | 2 Objective Clinical Intensives | 783 clinical hours | 23 months to complete

The Georgetown University Experience — Delivered Online

In the WHNP program, you will:

Grow as a practitioner under the attentive guidance of Georgetown University School of Nursing (GUSON) faculty, who are fellows, active clinicians, and leaders in women’s primary care.

Develop specialized skills in HD-streaming, live distance-based, online classes, informed by interactive content such as a 3D anatomy tool.


Practice clinical techniques at Objective Clinical Intensive with standardized patients and genitourinary teaching associates (GUTA).


Treat individuals across the life span during clinical placements at sites that meet Georgetown University standards.

Prepare to Become Board Certified Through the NCC

WHNP graduates are eligible to sit for the Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner board certification exam offered by the National Certification Corporation (NCC). The following reflects first-time certification rates of MS in Nursing students who graduated in 2021: 100% NCC Certification Rate:1

100%

NCC Certification Rate

1 The national average NCC certification rate in 2020 was 94%.