School of Nursing

About the School of Nursing

Georgetown University School of Nursing is a values-based organization that educates the health workforce and advances practice, research, and scholarship, with a strong focus on reducing health disparities and promoting health equity. The school houses academic degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.

Roberta Waite

Meet the Dean: Roberta Waite, EdD, PMHCNS, RN, MSN, ANEF, FAAN

Dean Waite is a highly regarded nurse leader whose career fuses education, practice, research and community through innovative and transformative strategies.

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Our History

1903

Founding year as the Georgetown University Hospital Training School for Nurses

1906

First graduating class of the three-year diploma program

2000

Renamed the School of Nursing & Health Studies to reflect the addition of new health-related academic programs

2011

Launched Georgetown’s first-ever online degree-granting program

2022

Re-envisioned as the School of Nursing to provide space for growth and foster interdisciplinary and cross-school collaboration

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Our Foundational Principles and Values

At its beginning in 1903, the School of Nursing focused in an intentional way on Georgetown’s Jesuit tradition. That commitment endures to the present.

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Administrative Resources and Services

Access services and resources available for students, staff, and faculty.

School of Nursing Leadership

School of Nursing Faculty

Programmatic Accreditations

Compliance and Ethics

Students may visit the Office of Compliance & Ethics for information on university student grievance policy and procedures, state agency contact information, and other required disclosures.

Explore information and resources related to Georgetown programs preparing students for employment in a licensed profession by visiting resources provided by the compliance office.

State Authorizations

Not all programs offered by the School of Nursing and other schools at Georgetown University are able to operate and enroll students in all states and international locations. Information by program is available here: Clinical Nurse LeaderMaster’s in NursingPost-BSN DNP, and Post-Master’s DNP.

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