Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
The George Washington University

Program Details

Nurses with a master’s degree can train in a specialized area with the Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. This online program from The George Washington University includes didactic and clinical experiences focusing on the primary care needs of patients, families, and communities from adolescence through adulthood.

Coursework includes advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, advanced health assessment, and diagnostic reasoning. Nurses gain advanced skills in the diagnosis and management of common primary care health concerns. Students will attend two on-campus simulation-based learning events aimed at professional development and progress toward NP competencies.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master 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.
  • Applicants must have a current CPR certificate and immunization records, including PPD, Hepatitis B, MMR, varicella (titer required), and TD or TDap.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana