The George Washington University

School of Nursing

Nursing Leadership & Management


2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

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 specialties within the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree: -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 specialty 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 9th out of 133 programs nationwide. 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 option between George Washington University School of Nursing and Shenandoah University.


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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