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Carol Urban, PhD, RN

School of Nursing

Carol Urban

Dr. Urban, Associate Professor of Nursing, is the Director for the School of Nursing and Associate Dean, CHHS.  She served as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing since 2006, administering the BSN program for over 500 students. She teaches courses in pharmacology, pathophysiology/medical-surgical nursing, and physical assessment. Dr. Urban serves on George Mason University's General Education Committee and Distance Education Council. Her dissertation focus was on the use of computer-based supplemental instruction for students at-risk for academic difficulties and she is a member of the National Association for Developmental Educators, National College Learning Center Association, and the College Reading and Learning Association. 


  • PhD, Nursing, George Mason University, 2006
  • MSN, George Mason University, 1991
  • BSN, University of Phoenix, 1985