School of Nursing

Prospective Students

Learn more about the School of Nursing, and why it could be the right fit for your future.

Why Choose Georgetown?

A Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

As designated by the National League for Nursing

Small Class Sizes

Get to know your professors, advisors and fellow students

Located in Washington, D.C.

With access to top-notch health care facilities, government agencies, think tanks, and more

Thousands of Clinical Affiliation Agreements

To support the educational process of graduate and undergraduate nursing students

Graduates Well-Prepared for Licensure and Certification Exams

First-time pass rates are exceptional, when not perfect

High-Achieving Alumni

Our grads work in higher education, the military, community-based organizations, health systems and more

Students move a cart full of food to be distributed as part of a volunteer effort at Food and Friends in DC

An Emphasis on Health Equity and Social Justice

The School of Nursing is grounded in a social justice framework and committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. (Pictured are students serving at a community-based organization that provides medically tailored meals for clients in the D.C. region living with serious illnesses.)

Our Principles
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Hands-on, State-of-the-Art Learning

Georgetown houses the O’Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center, an immersive facility on-campus for nursing students to build and refine their skills as professional and advanced nurses. Additionally, APRN simulation centers and precepted environments are available to students in the Advanced Practice Nursing programs.

Learn More About the Sim Center
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A High-Quality Nursing Education Delivered Wherever You Are

The School of Nursing’s distance-based, online programs allow students to learn from wherever they are while they pursue an accredited, mission-driven nursing education that will allow them to deliver high-quality care in their communities.

Learn More About These Program Options
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Nursing Faculty Engaged in Research

Nursing faculty contributes to the school’s scholarly production each year through publications in journals and books.

Find Out More About Our Research

What Our Students Say

“I was looking for a program that would support my interests in nurse advocacy and health care equity, so when I found this program online it seemed like a perfect fit. … My career goals are to provide trauma-informed primary care to my community and to continue to advocate for health equity and justice.”

Read more about Juliette Carr (G’21), Family Nurse Practitioner Program alum

“Even though this was a distance learning program, I met some amazing classmates, some of whom will be lifelong friends. The professors ensured that I received the same professional exposure as any [nurse practitioner] student attending on campus.”

Read more about Nordica Owens (G’20) , Family Nurse Practitioner Program alum
Alyssa Rose Randall

“I feel like Georgetown University has a lot of resources and student activities via the hundreds of clubs and societies we have. If there’s something you want to do, someone at Georgetown will help you find a way.”

Read more about Alyssa Randall-Rose (NHS’22), student, BSN Program

Explore Our Programs

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Simulation Center