School of Nursing

Non-Degree Certificates, Minors, and Courses

The School of Nursing offers several non-degree educational opportunities, such as certificates, minors, and prerequisite courses.


The Post-Graduate Certificate Program allows master’s- or doctorally prepared nurses to advance their careers and pursue board certification in various Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) specializations.


While it is possible to minor while earning a BSN degree, due to the degree’s rigorous nature students must plan their coursework carefully starting from the first year. Please consult with your academic advisor to determine how you will structure your schedule.

Prerequisite Courses

Georgetown University now offers two online courses that are often required for various health disciplines. The courses are four credits each with lab, and are offered fully online with synchronous and asynchronous content.

These courses are open to all non-degree students pursuing a health-based education who need to fulfill prerequisites for nursing or other health professions. Georgetown degree students may also be eligible; for questions, please contact Jennifer Ericson.

Registration for Online Courses (Opened February 7)