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.


  • Have a BSN degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Hold an active US Registered Nursing license with documented work experience
  • Have a current CPR card
  • Official transcript from all colleges and universities attended
  • Résumé
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges