Master’s Programs

These graduate programs at the School of Nursing are geared toward prospective students who have broad academic interests in an MS-Nursing degree.

Our master’s level advanced practice nursing programs are delivered in a unique distance-based, online format that blends asynchronous and synchronous weekly learning experiences with in-person, hands-on experiences to prepare students for their advanced practice specialty roles.

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Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program

The CNL Master of Science program is a direct-entry master’s degree program for nursing that prepares non-BSN students for clinical careers. Students learn from expert faculty and work with them to refine their clinical skills in preparation to pursue NCLEX-RN licensure as well as a certificate as clinical nurse leaders.

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Students in the acute care nurse practitioner program use the Simulation Center

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) Program

The distance-based, online master’s in nursing AG-ACNP program prepares students for clinical practice providing care for adult and geriatric patients. Students are empowered to alleviate patient and family suffering and facilitate ethical decision-making in complex care settings. (NOTE: By clicking the link below, you will leave this Georgetown University page and enter a Nursing@Georgetown page managed by 2U.)

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FNP nursing students work in a lab class on a simulation

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program

The distance-based, online master’s in nursing FNP program prepares students to manage care for individuals and families in primary care settings. Upon graduation, students will have the competencies to assess and manage common acute and chronic illnesses, promote health and wellness, and prevent disease. (NOTE: By clicking the link below, you will leave this Georgetown University page and enter a Nursing@Georgetown page managed by 2U.)

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Students in the Nurse-Midwifery Program use the Simulation Center

Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NM/WHNP) Program

The distance-based, online master’s in nursing NM/WHNP program prepares students to provide primary care to individuals across the lifespan as well as during the labor, birth and postpartum periods; manage sexual and reproductive health and gynecologic health; provide family planning services and preconception care; and manage the care of newborns up to one month. Midwives provide care for all individuals who seek midwifery care, inclusive of all gender identities and sexual orientations. (NOTE: By clicking the link below, you will leave this Georgetown University page and enter a Nursing@Georgetown page managed by 2U.)

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Students participate in a midwifery simulation

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) Program

The distance-based, online master’s in nursing WHNP program prepares students to provide primary and reproductive care to individuals throughout the lifespan. Students will acquire the clinical competencies to manage the care of an individual’s normal obstetrical and gynecological needs. (NOTE: By clicking the link below, you will leave this Georgetown University page and enter a Nursing@Georgetown page managed by 2U.)

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