Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
George Mason University

Program Details

Build interprofessional experience across health care disciplines with George Mason University's Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program.

You'll work with experienced, actively practicing faculty to explore a cutting-edge, community-focused curriculum and develop a discerning eye for medical science research.


  • 100% online
  • 49 credits
  • As few as 2 years to complete
  • $43,365 estimated tuition


  • Collaboration Across Disciplines. Learn to work with social workers, nutritionists, psychologists, health informaticists, and more, to provide truly holistic care that supports your patients.
  • R1 University, High-Quality Education. Benefit from Mason's 40+ years of educating nurses and status as Virginia's largest research university. The MSN-FNP is accredited by the CCNE and approved by Virginia's state boards of nursing and medicine.
  • Proven Certification Success. Prepare to sit for exams from the ANCC and the AANP. Mason graduates pass nursing certification exams at a rate above the national average.


Work closely with your patients to prevent disease, promote good health, and treat illness. Enter a field with a median annual salary of $110,930, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

George Mason University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a BSN degree from a regionally accredited institution and hold an active U.S. Registered Nursing license with documented work experience.