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    Accelerated BSN at GW Nursing

Looking for a new path?
A career in nursing may be right for you!



Fast track your way to a career in the health professions by earning an accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) degree. Our students come from all walks of life with a variety of prior experiences. Because it's a second degree program, each student holds a bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field, making for an exciting melting pot of ideas, personalities and world views. Veterans of the armed forces can receive academic credit for service to help ease the transition back to school.

Located at our Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, this in-person program is a second-degree option and only takes 15 months from orientation to graduation.

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Why GW Nursing?

Earning a B.S.N. at GW Nursing provides advanced knowledge and skills beyond the clinical aspects of nursing, giving you a foundation in evidence-based practice, patient safety, health care quality, nursing leadership and policy.


Accelerate Your Career

Gain invaluable hands-on experience during your clinical rotations in top-rated facilities exposing you to various specialties.

Scholarship Opportunities

Facilitate your studies with scholarship support from MedStar Washington Hospital Center and GW Hospital.


Practice with sophisticated, innovative learning tools before you set foot in a clinical facility.


Program Highlights


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Learn Your Way

Our state-of-the-art facilities and technologies enable you to learn core concepts through a variety of formats including high-fidelity simulators, standardized patients and interactive online modules.

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Prep for NCLEX-RN

We provide an integrated review process throughout the program with a live review before graduation to ensure you are ready when it counts.

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Take Unique Courses

Our program provides interesting distinctive electives on topics such as perioperative care, telehealth, addictions and treatment, disaster preparedness and global health.



Ranked #22 for Best Nursing Schools, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, USNWR



Nationally Ranked

GW Nursing's accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program rose to #22, up from #31, putting us in the top 4% of ranked nursing programs according to U.S. News and World Report.


At GW Nursing we are focused on your future

GW Nursing is committed to affecting change in our health care system by developing the nurse leaders of tomorrow and maintaining connections with the world's most influential health organizations, such as the National Institutes of Health. Our students study the world as they work to improve it and we make sure they have the skills and resources to do so.

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Hands-on Experience

Gain invaluable hands-on experience during your clinical rotations and learn on-site at our 20,000 square foot Simulation and Innovation Learning Center.

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Exceptional Faculty

Our faculty members are nationally recognized leaders in nursing who actively engage and inspire students to improve health care around the globe.

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Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive community to prepare our students to facilitate value-based health care delivery.

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Nationally Ranked

GW Nursing's programs are consistently ranked among the top programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report.


Jared Moore

Jared Moore

Class of 2020

"My GW Nursing education gave me the skills and confidence I needed to succeed."


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