GW SON Top-Ranked

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

MSN Program - Online

For professionals holding a Bachelor’s degree who wish to further expand their skills within the field of nursing, the GW School of Nursing offers six Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degrees:

  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Research Administration (Discontinued)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Care Quality
  • Nursing Leadership and Management
  • Nurse-Midwifery*

While distinct in their ultimate objectives, each program focuses on interdisciplinary teamwork and effective communication across health settings and systems of care system in which they work.

US News & World Report ranked this GW online MSN program 4th out of 101 programs nationwide, 5th for faculty credentials for and student engagement, and 9th for student services and technology.  Delivering high quality education is a core part of our mission and this national acknowledgement illustrates GW’s commitment to meeting the demand for flexible educational opportunities for nurses to advance their careers through creative online learning.  

Expected Outcomes

  • Demonstrate leadership based on advanced knowledge
  • Promote and improve quality in the workplace through quality improvement practices
  • Synthesize knowledge of nursing practice, theory, and research as a foundation for advanced nursing practice and roles
  • Demonstrate continued professional development through ongoing education
  • Establish an interdisciplinary professional network that includes collaboration and teamwork
  • Promote positive changes in health care delivery and nursing practice
  • Engage in caring and collaborative relationships with patients, colleagues, and communities for shared decision-making

* Note: The field of study in Nurse-Midwifery is a collaborative program between George Washington University School of Nursing and Shenandoah University.

 

News

Students offer advice to applicants in US News story

US News is widely considered a premier resource for students interested in higher education, whether it’s college or graduate work. A recent US News story, “Get Accepted Into a Top Online Graduate Nursing Program,” features GW SON MSN student Patsy Deyo, who offers advice for others applying to graduate programs.

Our Worldwide Campus - MSN

Our Worldwide Campus - MSN

No matter where you live or work, a GW Nursing education is at your fingertips.  Our Master's, D.N.P., and certificate programs are offered online, utilizing the latest distance-education technologies and applications.  Our students are based across the country and around the globe, bringing diverse experiences to the virtual classroom.  

The School of Nursing
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