Dean's Welcome

Dear Friends,

Dr. Jane Georges, Ph.D.

We extend a warm welcome to you from our beautiful campus at Alcala Park overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The University of San Diego (USD) Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science is truly a special place. For over 40 years, the School has been on the cutting edge of graduate nursing education. We have a rich heritage of providing innovative, successful programs and are leaders in expanding nursing science and practice regionally and nationwide. We pioneered doctoral nursing education in southern California and our PhD and DNP graduates hold national leadership positions. Our academic programs are second to none, and our passion for nursing excellence informs everything we do. We are a community of diverse faculty and students from many countries, faith traditions, and nursing backgrounds. We are united by a dedication to nursing as a force for social change, and we live the USD mission of change making every day.

At the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, our focus is YOU. We want to help you reach your dreams. Whether you are seeking to enter the profession of nursing in the Master’s Entry Program or to expand your professional horizons with a graduate or doctoral degree, USD offers top-rated nursing programs. Our faculty consists of a cadre of internationally-recognized scholars and clinicians with a profound commitment to excellence. No one belongs here more than you! We invite you to join us on our ongoing journey of transforming nursing and health care.

Please explore our programs and consider the possibilities. We look forward to hearing from you.

With warm regards,

Jane M. Georges, PhD, RN
Interim Dean and Professor