Founded in 1903, the School of Nursing & Health Studies houses dynamic degree programs in the health sciences and aims to promote health equity and improve population health locally, nationally, and globally.


Guided by its Mission, Vision, and Values, the school offers academic programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Our faculty comprises seasoned practitioners, researchers, scholars, and teachers. Our graduates are leaders and work in academe, the government and the military, and health systems and community-based organizations, to name a few areas.

Students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program celebrate at Commencement 2018

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Recent News

  • Julian Marable stands in front of a sign for the Kintampo Health Research Centre in Ghana
    While in Ghana for Practicum, Global Health Major Focuses on HIV/AIDS Research

    Julian Marable (NHS’20), a global health major and chemistry minor who is currently conducting HIV/AIDS research in Ghana as a part of his 12-credit senior-level practicum, says, “I always tell people that if I could do it all again, I’d pick Georgetown twice. The experiences I’ve had in this major and love for being a Hoya will certainly make it hard for me to graduate in the spring.”

  • Tara Mathias-Prabhu in front of the National Institute for Medical Research sign in Tanzania
    For Research Practicum in Tanzania, Global Health Senior Focuses on Malaria-Related Project

    Tara Mathias-Prabhu (NHS’20) is in Tanzania as a part of the Department of International Health’s 12-credit research practicum abroad for senior global health majors. “I’d always dreamed of visiting Tanzania, and now, thanks to Georgetown, I get to live out that dream for the next 3 months,” says Mathias-Prabhu, who is working on a malaria-related project at the National Institute for Medical Research.

  • Photo collage of head shots of students X. Mimi Gu (G’20) and Claire Ryan (G’20)
    Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Students Receive AANA Foundation Scholarship

    Two students in the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program (DNAP), X. Mimi Gu (G’20) and Claire Ryan (G’20), have received research-related scholarships from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation.

  • Human science senior Natalia Kellam poses in front of a tear on campus
    Human Science Senior Calls Research ‘One of My Most Rewarding Experiences at Georgetown’

    Natalia Kellam (NHS’20) is a senior human science major who has enjoyed participating in the research process under the guidance of her faculty mentors. She says, “undergraduate research has been one of my most rewarding experiences at Georgetown.”