Since 1903, Georgetown has proudly helped educate the nation's nursing workforce, graduating more than 10,000 nurses at various levels of practice. Known for exceptional educational outcomes, today's nursing programs offer bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
What Georgetown Nursing is known for . . .
- Georgetown’s nursing programs are recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.
- Georgetown Master’s in Nursing Program and Doctor of Nursing Practice Program are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
- Georgetown houses the O’Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center, an immersive facility for nursing students to build and refine their skills as professional and advanced nurses.
- Georgetown educates nurses who are well prepared for licensure and certification examinations; first-time pass rates are exceptional, when not perfect.
- Georgetown maintains thousands of clinical affiliation agreements to support the educational process of its graduate and undergraduate nursing students.
- Nursing faculty contributes to the school’s scholarly production each year through publications in journals and books.
- Georgetown’s nursing alumni have become leaders and work in the federal government, higher education and the military, community-based organizations, and health systems, to name a few areas.
- Georgetown nursing launched the university’s first-ever online degree-granting program.
- Please visit our About Us page for detailed information on programmatic accreditations.
Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies is preparing for its reaccreditation process with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Learn more about the process and submitting third-party comments by March 8, 2021.
Study Nursing at Georgetown!
Bachelor’s – Begin Your Nursing Career
Online Health Prerequisites: Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) offers courses that are often required for various health disciplines. All courses are offered online with synchronous and asynchronous content and are open to all non-degree students pursuing a health-based education who need to fulfill prerequisites for nursing or other health professions.
Master’s – Take the Next Step in Advanced Nursing
Doctoral – Practice at the Highest Level
Careers at Georgetown Nursing
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Faculty Positions, Fellowships, and Staff
- Staff positions, when open, are available by visiting the human resources website.
- Doctor of Nursing Practice Faculty
- BSN Program Director
- Faculty – Nurse Midwifery/WHNP and WHNP
Dr. Edilma Yearwood
Dr. Yearwood is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Professional Nursing Practice, as well as interim director of the CNL Program.
Dr. Mary Haras
Dr. Haras is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Advanced Nursing Practice.
Dr. Jane Fall-Dickson
Assistant Chair for Research and Associate Professor
Dr. Margaret Nolan
Interim Director, BSN Program and Assistant Professor
Dr. Deb Dole
Vice Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Advanced Nursing Practice
Dr. Pamela Biernacki
Interim Director, FNP Program and Assistant Professor
Dr. Peggy Slota
Director, DNP Program and Associate Professor
Dr. Kelly Walker
Director, Nurse-Midwifery/WHNP Program and Assistant Professor
Dr. Kelly Thompson-Brazill
Director, AG-ACNP Program and Assistant Professor
Dr. Leslie Arceneaux
Director, Core Curriculum – ANP and Assistant Professor
Nursing Faculty and Staff
Visit the Georgetown University directory to look up a specific member of the nursing faculty or staff. Or review a directory of faculty and staff within the Departments of Advanced Nursing Practice and Professional Nursing Practice.