Dean's Welcome

Dear Friends:

Dr. Jane Georges, Ph.D.

Welcome to the University of San Diego’s Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science!

We extend a warm welcome to you from our beautiful campus at Alcalá Park overlooking the Pacific Ocean. USD’s School of Nursing is a truly special place. For over 40 years, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science has been on the cutting edge of graduate nursing education in Southern California. We have a rich heritage of providing innovative, successful programs in graduate nursing education. Our School of Nursing has been the leader in expanding nursing science and practice in the region. We pioneered doctoral nursing education in Southern California, and the graduates of our PhD and DNP programs currently 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 professional nursing in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing  (MEPN) 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,  

 Dr. Georges Signature

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