Academic Opportunities

GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 10% of ranked nursing schools and the top 7% of the more than 730 schools offering undergraduate and/or graduate nursing degree programs. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #9 out of more than 130 programs nationwide.  This top ranking reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

Policy Highlights

Future of United States Graduate Nursing Education Discussed During Capitol Hill Briefing

January 29, 2015

A distinguished panel of experts led a discussion about graduate nursing education, its future, and how best to mobilize the health care workforce during a Jan. 21 briefing on Capitol Hill sponsored by the nonpartisan Alliance for Health Reform, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

GW SON’s Edward Salsberg, who served as founding director for the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), established in 2010, was among the four expert panelists.

GW SON Building Relationships in Haiti

Dean Alcindor

Dean Hilda Alcindor Discusses Haitian Health Care

October 24, 2014

Dean Hilda Alcindor is Dean of the Faculté des Sciences Infirmières de l’Université Episcopale d’Haïti in Léogâne (FSIL) [Faculty of Nursing Science of the Episcopal University of Haiti], which admitted its first students in January 2005.

Haiti

Unique Partnership Provides Care to 3,000 Haitians

September 12, 2014

SON, Global Company Sae-A, Pusan University Hospital and Caracol Industrial Park Partner on August Medical Mission

About 3,000 patients in Haiti received health care this summer through a unique partnership between GW SON and Sae-A, a South Korean-based global apparel manufacturer and exporter, a South Korean University and Caracol Industrial Park, where Sae-A runs a manufacturing plant. The GW SON team comprised of twelve people - four faculty members, four students, two staff members, and one alumnus went to Caracol, Haiti, where they worked with a team of physicians from Pusan National University in South Korea to see patients on site at Caracol Industrial Park.  See photo gallery here.