Doctor of Nursing Practice / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
The George Washington University

Program Details

The online DNP programs from The George Washington University emphasize key nursing practice competencies and innovation to advance professional nursing roles in clinical practice, policy, and leadership. Students in the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree track receive the training and guidance necessary to become leaders in primary care for patients across the adult age continuum.

Nurses learn the theoretical and practical foundations of working with adolescent and adult patients. The program is designed for working nurses, with flexible online coursework and interactive formats. Synchronous seminars allow for real-time interaction with faculty and fellow students, and on-campus experiences provide in-person collaboration and networking opportunities.

Students in this online Adult Nurse Practitioner program study topics including:

  • Health policy and analysis
  • Knowledge management in nursing
  • Healthcare quality improvement
  • Biostatistics for healthcare research
  • Advanced physiology and pathophysiology

% 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

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • This program requires four visits to campus.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana