Post-Graduate APRN Certificate / Family Nurse Practitioner
The George Washington University

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate APRN Certificate / Family Nurse Practitioner program from The George Washington University features an array of didactic and clinical experiences that focus on the primary care needs of patients, families, and communities. Through the coursework, family theory is integrated into students' program of study to develop their abilities in recognizing and managing family issues in health care. Some of the topics explored include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Health assessment
  • Health maintenance and promotion
  • ​Anticipatory guidance
  • ​Diagnosis and management of common primary care health concerns

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Students will be required to attend an on-campus event for a series of OSCEs in the CLASS Center.
  • Those eligible for admission to the Post Graduate FNP Certificate Program include: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, and Acute Care Nurse Practitioners.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana, New York, North Dakota