Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
The George Washington University

Program Details

The Family Nurse Practitioner track of this online Master of Science in Nursing program focuses on the integration of research and nursing practice to solve real-world problems. Nurses learn theoretical and practical foundations to expand their scope of practice.

The online FNP program examines pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment in primary practice. Students gain knowledge of health maintenance and promotion, as well as skills in diagnosis and management of common primary health concerns across the lifespan. The program is completed via online coursework, clinical practicum rotations in the student’s local area with faculty mentoring, and on-campus clinical experiences to interact with faculty and other students.

Courses cover a variety of topics, such as:

  • Concepts in population health
  • Nursing leadership
  • Health policy, quality, and political processes
  • Biostatistics for healthcare researchers

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 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 two visits to campus.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana