Doctor of Nursing Practice / Family Nurse Practitioner
The George Washington University

Program Details

The Family Nurse Practitioner track of this online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program prepares nurses to provide patient care independently as well as with other health professionals in a variety of settings. FNPs can practice in hospitals, offices, schools, community agencies, clinics, and private practices.

Students in this online FNP program gain the skills and experience they need to be able to improve healthcare systems and patient outcomes. Graduates will be well equipped to function at the highest level of clinical practice, translate knowledge into practice, and apply policy. Designed for working nurses, this program offers flexible online coursework with both asynchronous and synchronous components, as well as on-campus experiences to work alongside faculty and classmates.

Courses explore a wide range of topics, including:

  • Healthcare economics, finance, and reimbursement
  • Advanced health assessment and diagnostic reasoning
  • Lifespan primary care, diagnosis, and management
  • Translating research into practice

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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