Doctor of Nursing Practice
The George Washington University

Program Details

This program option is for nursing professionals interested in improving patient care, affecting health policy and being a nursing leader. This program prepares you to incorporate evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary organizational concepts, policy and research into clinical practice and leadership.

Interested in palliative care?  You may also take our Advance Practice Palliative Care Nursing Graduate Certificate concurrently with this program.


  • Master of Science in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 in one of these areas: Nursing Administration, Nursing Leadership and Management, Nurse Practitioner (must be nationally certified).
  • Graduate-level inferential statistics course taken within the past five years

A two- to three-day experience falls just prior to graduation, which occurs in mid- to late May, so you can plan to attend both.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Restricted States