Master of Science in Nursing

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 8 online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program nationwide, the George Washington University School of Nursing offers a unique learning experience through a hybrid approach that includes a combination of online courses, in-person training in simulation centers and faculty that are industry leaders. Emerging as the leader in policy, GW Nursing’s leadership, faculty and students have an impact on global policy decisions that improve health care for underserved communities.

GW Nursing offers a progressive MSN program that blends online learning with in-person training on campus.


Nationally Ranked

Ranked #6 for Best Online Masters Programs, Grad Nursing, MSN, USNWR 2024
Ranked #19 for Best Grad Schools, Master's Degree in Nursing, USNWR Rankings 2024

GW Nursing is a leader in online learning with a reputation of academic excellence, flexible programs, and a respectful, supportive learning environment. 

We're focused on making our students feel welcomed, represented, and safe, as well as challenged to be leaders and change agents to improve the health of the nation.




MSN Program Tracks



Who Should Apply

If you have a bachelor’s degree and wish to expand your knowledge and skills in nursing, our Master of Science in Nursing program might be a good fit for you.





Why Choose GW Nursing?


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Online Learning

These specialties are delivered in a hybrid format with online courses and some on-campus experiences for testing and training.

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Flexible Format

Some specialties require you to complete a set number of clinical hours to complete the curriculum.

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Exceptional Faculty

Our faculty members are nationally recognized leaders in nursing who actively engage and inspire students to improve global health care for all.