Bachelor's - Nursing
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a traditional four-year program. A highly regarded faculty provides students with a grounding in clinical skills; knowledge in the biological, physical, and social sciences; and nursing theory. Students have access to diverse health systems and community-based organizations around the Washington region and the O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center in St. Mary's Hall. Students are well prepared for the NCLEX-RN examination. Alumni of the BSN Program have gone on to diverse careers, prestigious graduate programs, and leadership roles in various sectors.
- Direct-entry nursing program with hands-on clinical experience in the first year of study
850+ total clinical hours in a variety of clinical settings
Senior nursing practicum allows students to gain further experience in an area of their choice
High first-time pass rates on NCLEX-RN exam
A BSN Honors Program (more information below)
- State-of-the-art O'Neill Family Foundation Clinical Simulation Center
- Pre-med and study abroad opportunities in Dublin, Ireland and Sydney, Australia
BSN Honors Program
The purpose of this three-semester Honors Program is to allow those students in the undergraduate nursing major with academic potential to be challenged at the highest level. Participants in the Nursing Honors Program will address, through scholarly inquiry, a contemporary issue related to clinical nursing practice.
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.
- Georgetown's nursing programs (baccalaureate, master's, and Doctor of Nursing Practice) are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education with specialty accreditations by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.