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Nursing@Georgetown is an innovative Master of Science in Nursing program delivered online by Georgetown University’s renowned School of Nursing & Health Studies, which is part of Georgetown University Medical Center. Taught by highly respected faculty, these programs are designed to help the next generation of nursing leaders achieve their career goals while improving the health and well-being of all people.

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies educates the next great generation of advanced health care professionals – morally reflective health care leaders and scholars who strive to improve the health and well-being of all people, with sensitivity to cultural differences and issues of justice.

The school provides a nationally ranked graduate nursing program—on campus and online—at a major student-centered research university with an international presence. Using highly interactive Web 2.0 technology, Nursing@Georgetown engages students and faculty in a highly personalized, seminar-style learning environment that leverages one-to-one interaction to promote camaraderie and collaboration. This online coursework is combined with carefully selected clinical experiences in close proximity to where students live, making this innovative program and learning platform available to committed nursing professionals from across the country.

Georgetown University's Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares registered nurses to fulfill the role of a competent, dedicated practitioner responsible for managing the care of families in the primary care setting.

If you are a U.S. licensed registered nurse (RN) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, learn more about the online FNP program by requesting information and connecting with our admissions team.

As a Nursing@Georgetown Student, you will receive the academic, professional, social, and personal experiences you would expect from a top-25 institution of higher learning:

  • One-on-one assistance in course selection, financial aid, and other important areas.
  • A highly trained student services team for assistance with the interactive technologies behind Nursing@Georgetown’s highly personalized, seminar-style learning environment.
  • Engaging and relevant webinars designed to improve the student experience and prepare you for a career as an advanced practice nurse.
  • Georgetown-sponsored networking events that offer you the opportunity to get to know Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies faculty and staff as well as your fellow students.
  • The expertise and guidance of Georgetown Alumni Career Services, including career counseling, networking events, and much more.
  • Access to the extensive collection of online resources from the Georgetown University Libraries, including the email and live chat help services they provide.
  • Helpful tutoring in key subject areas and courses.
  • After successful completion of Nursing@Georgetown, the opportunity to participate and walk in the campus-wide commencement ceremony held on campus at Georgetown University.

We encourage all students to consider various avenues to manage the cost of their academic program. There may be a number of resources available, including tuition assistance from your employer, scholarships funded by professional organizations, and loan forgiveness programs based on service.

Many students are eligible for tuition support through their employers; check with the human resource or benefits administrator at your place of employment to find out what kind of tuition benefits are available to you.

A variety of nursing- and health-related organizations offer scholarships to graduate nursing students. The application deadlines are often in the spring for the following year, so it’s important to search for funding early.

Many health care professionals take advantage of loan forgiveness programs. Your admissions counselor can provide you with information on programs available in your state of residence, and we also encourage you to contact your state department of health and human services for information.