High-quality, patient-centered primary care is the focus of the online MSN / Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree program from The George Washington University. Students participate in both didactic and clinical experiences to prepare them to care for the physical, psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual health of patients, families, and communities.
This online Adult Nurse Practitioner program incorporates aspects of research, policy, technology, simulation, and evidence-based nursing practice along with diagnostic reasoning and clinical judgment. Designed for working nurses, coursework is able to be completed online either part-time or full-time with clinical practicum rotations in the student’s local community with faculty mentoring. Graduates are eligible to sit for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification through AANP or ANCC.
Core classwork examines topics in:
- Health policy, quality, and political processes
- Advanced physiology and pathophysiology
- Genetics for healthcare providers
- Biostatistics for healthcare researchers
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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 EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 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.