The original study raised awareness that the voices and perspectives of nurses, the nation’s largest group of health professionals, were largely invisible. Twenty years later, researchers are revisiting that landmark study to determine whether nurses' representation has improved or remained static.
With so many nurses and nurse faculty nearing retirement, colleges and universities are relying on a shrinking faculty workforce to educate the next generation of nurses. The result is a decrease in capacity to enroll students in both pre-licensure nursing and graduate programs, further adding to the overall lack of qualified faculty.
GW Nursing is trending upward—again—in the annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings. Since 2016, the school’s rank in nursing master’s programs has jumped from No. 58 place to No. 29. In the DNP rankings, first compiled in 2017, GW Nursing moved from No. 30 to No. 26.
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Accelerated BSN, Cohort 5
Family Nurse Practitioner
The Accelerated BSN program at GW gave me confidence in my abilities I would need to succeed at the graduate level. I graduated in Spring 2014 and began the Family Nurse Practitioner master’s program in Spring 2015. I could not be happier with my decision to come to GW.