Academic Opportunities

GW SON Is Top Ranked by US News

US News & World Report ranks our online MSN 4th 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.

Overall, 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. 

Simulation Course Offered this Summer

Clinical Skills and Simulation Lab

GW Summer Institutes Available to Educators

With the increased use of simulation as a learning strategy in healthcare education, it is important for healthcare educators to gain the knowledge and skills to develop and facilitate simulation curriculum that is effective and compliant with international standards. The Simulation in Healthcare: Designing and Facilitating Scenario-Based Learning Summer Institute aims to provide a pathway for the development and implementation of inter- professional simulation in healthcare.

In the Spotlight

Karen Ott, graduated from GW SON in May 2012

VA official, a GW SON alum, discusses value of DNP

Karen Ott is definitely a Nurse Leader. She is a 30-year U.S. Navy veteran, is now the director for policy education and legislation for the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Nursing Services. Even with all her experience, Ott decided to go back to school for her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership & Management.

Creative Aging Project Brings Together Students, Older Adults

Creative Aging Project Brings Together Students, Older Adults

In order to creatively bridge the gap between college students and aging adults, the Educational Theatre Company (ETC) for the second year brought together George Washington University theater students with seniors from Hunters Park, an independent living facility in Arlington, VA.