The online DNP / Nursing Practice degree program from The George Washington University helps students advance their professional nursing roles in clinical practice, policy, and leadership. The program emphasizes key nursing competencies and innovation.
Nurses gain skills and experience in incorporating evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary organizational concepts, policy, and research into their clinical practice and leadership roles. The program allows for student-selected elective courses to personalize the learning experience. Students will attend two in-person on-campus experiences: a new student orientation the summer prior to beginning courses and a final project presentation at the conclusion of the program.
Key topics included in this online nurse practitioner degree program are:
- Organizational concepts in nursing
- Translating research into practice
- Health policy and analysis
- Healthcare economics and finance
- Epidemiology and population health
- Knowledge management in nursing
- Healthcare quality improvement
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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 EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.3 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program requires two visits to campus.