GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #26 out of more than 144 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

Academic Writing & Critical Thinking

Academic Writing & Critical Thinking

Writing skills and strategies go a long way towards producing excellent work. However, without a clear understanding of the concepts and skills of academic writing and critical thinking, students progressing in their higher education may not achieve the level of work required.

Writing and academic writing are two different concepts. One may be a skilled writer but not skilled at academic writing. Conversely, one may be skilled at academic writing but need improvement in their writing skills. Briefly, writing skills include spelling, grammar, sentence structure, composition, transitions, APA, etc. Academic writing requires a specific style, synthesis, proper citations, and critical thinking.

Resources in this section focus on the latter. Within your programs you will work with your instructor on improving these skills. Becoming skilled in academic writing and critical thinking enhances your ability to be published in the future.


Critical Thinking Video