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Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA)


As the collective voice for graduate students, the GNSA fosters collaboration, innovation, and excellence in academic nursing and health care.

The Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) provides high value programs, services, and resources to graduate nursing students enrolled in master's and doctoral programs at AACN member schools. The GNSA is committed to supporting graduate students preparing for careers as faculty members, researchers, advanced practice registered nurses, clinical nurse leaders, policy experts, and healthcare administrators, among other roles.

The GNSA works to meet the professional development needs of its members by offering:

  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Webinar Series
  • Monthly GNSA Bulletin
  • Graduate Nursing Career Network
  • Peer to Peer Networking
  • Policy Engagement
  • Member-Exclusive Scholarships

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2018 GNSA Conference Registration Now Open
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The inaugural Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) Conference Seizing the Opportunity to Lead and Shape the Future of Health Care is open to graduate nursing students in master's and doctoral programs, who are members of the GNSA . The first of its kind, the national GNSA conference features sessions on publishing, mentoring, nursing innovation, transition to careers in education, practice, and leadership, as well as health policy and advocacy. Come experience a variety of  enriching professional development activities and dynamic networking opportunities. As the future of the nursing profession, this conference helps students establish connections that can further their educational advancement and learn from national nursing experts.
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From the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA):

 

Nursing deans from schools across the country answer the question "What advice do you have for graduate nursing students who will transition into future nursing leaders?"

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