Choosing Georgetown University as our October nurse practitioner program of the month was a no-brainer. Georgetown’s NP program shines on all levels. Featured as one of our top 5 online nurse practitioner programs we thought Georgetown deserved a closer look. Offering both online and on campus courses, students from across the country flock to Georgetown (or to their computers) to receive a top nurse practitioner education.
What Does Georgetown School of Nursing Have to Offer?
Georgetown features three nurse practitioner specialty programs. Two of these specialties, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/ Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist as well as Nurse Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, are offered in a unique blended format. These programs give students a thorough education in their fields of interest. Although not a blended program, the Family Nurse Practitioner program also has an excellent reputation. Each of these specialty programs is offered both online and on campus allowing prospective students to choose the best educational format to fit their lifestyle.
What Do Students Say About Georgetown?
Current Georgetown students have a high opinion of their NP program experience. Student Tara Beach appreciates the “true collaboration and respect” that exists between faculty and students. Melissa Pridemore, an online FNP student, enjoys the flexibility of the nurse practitioner program. In fact, she says she “brags about it to all of her nursing colleagues”. The NP program at Georgetown is also “very state of the art”, she adds. Pridemore still feels connected to the Georgetown community even though she is enrolled in the NP program online; she describes her relationships with her classmates and instructors as “personal” even though she completes coursework from her home computer. FNP student Megan Stevens focuses on her clinical experiences when asked what she appreciates about Georgetown. She feels that her NP clinical education has taught her to appropriately examine, diagnose and treat patients preparing her for her nurse practitioner career.
Will Georgetown Prepare You to Become a Certified Nurse Practitioner?
Yes! 100% of graduates from Georgetown’s nurse practitioner program pass the national nurse practitioner certification exam. Additionally, 100% of Georgetown’s NP graduates hold a job as a nurse practitioner within six months of graduation. According to students, the faculty at Georgetown’s School of Nursing are accessible which we think is key in learning and forming a solid foundation for your NP career.
The bottom-line? Whether you are interested in an online or on campus nurse practitioner program, Georgetown University School of Nursing offers a high quality NP education experience. If you are looking for the perfect place to complete your nurse practitioner education, add Georgetown to your list.