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.FNPs are clinical experts who implement a holistic approach that emphasizes both care and cure. They apply cutting-edge science and manage the health needs of patients in primary care settings. The focus of the FNP program is to provide the academic knowledge and clinical skills necessary for health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, and management of common acute and chronic illnesses.

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.

Nursing Faculty:

The faculty members at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies bring a wide range of expertise and professional experiences to the classroom. They provide students with diverse academic perspectives and share firsthand knowledge about various clinical areas of specialty

Nursing@Georgetown students engage in live, face-to-face online classes with the highly regarded and nationally recognized faculty members of Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies. These faculty members include American Academy of Nursing Fellows, Fulbright Award recipients, and leaders in organizations such as the American College of Nurse Midwives Foundation.

The Online Experience:

Nursing@Georgetown is a rigorous, values-based master’s degree program delivered through an innovative online learning platform. The program engages students from across the country in a live virtual classroom, with a 10:1 student to faculty ratio.

Students experience a blend of weekly, live, face-to-face classes, 24/7 access to coursework, and hands-on, clinical experiences based on their specialty and location

Quick Facts

School Name

Georgetown University





General Information

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Academic Calendar

Five starts each year


Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and Accreditation Committee for Midwifery Education (ACME)

Student Services

Nursing@Georgetown students receive the same high quality, responsive, and dedicated support as on-campus students at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies. This includes a personal Student Support Associate, a clinical faculty advisor, and the guidance of Georgetown’s Alumni Career Services.

Student Body

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies has enrolled over 700 students from across the United States into its online master’s program. With more than 145,000 Georgetown alumni, many of whom are in positions of leadership around the world, students can benefit from a lifetime of networking, references, and the development of professional relationships with fellow NHS graduates and nursing leaders across the country.

Degrees/Certificates Offered:

Nursing@Georgetown offers Master of Science degrees in the following specialties:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

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