Nursing (Second Degree Program)
GW's 15-month, full-time program is designed for students who already have a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing and now wish to pursue professional nursing as a career.
Related Majors, Minors, and Concentrations
Students may also be interested in other Health Sciences programs, such as Sonography.
What can I expect to learn in the Nursing (Second Degree Program) program at GW?
Courses combine lectures and hands-on lab experiences in a state-of-the-art simulation center, as well as extensive clinical experiences in top-rated hospital and health care facilities. Some courses are conducted via distance education.
What is the Nursing (Second Degree Program) community like at GW?
Students in the Nursing program are a dedicated, highly motivated and compassionate group of professionals. They have already earned an undergraduate degree and want to advance their career in health care by entering the nursing profession.
What can I do in the Nursing (Second Degree Program) field?
The demand for nurses is increasing. Our graduates enjoy extensive career options and opportunities to advance. Graduates typically become generalist nurses, providing patient care and promoting individual and family health. Some students go on to pursue advanced degrees.