Dean's Welcome

Dear Friends,

Dr. Jane Georges, Ph.D.

We extend a warm welcome to you from our beautiful campus at Alcalá Park, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The University of San Diego (USD) Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science is like no other nursing school in the world. Our commitment to excellence, nurturing nurse colleagues, values-based context, and inspiring environment have made us a leader in graduate nursing education in Southern California and the nation for over 40 years. We are nurses on a journey together to promote healing and health, while looking deeply at the roots of suffering in our world to alleviate it. We commit to each other and our values to guide us in this journey. We are progressive nurse scholars and clinicians who are committed to social justice and compassion, and we believe in the transformative power of nursing.

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-ranked nursing programs. Our faculty of internationally recognized scholars and clinicians has a profound commitment to excellence. Our faculty and students walk side-by-side on our journey to expand the boundaries of what nursing can achieve in its transformative mission.

Please come join us on the journey! We look forward to hearing from you.

With warm regards,

Jane M. Georges, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor