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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
The George Washington University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 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.
- Applicants must have a current CPR certificate and immunization records, including PPD, Hepatitis B, MMR, varicella (titer required), and TD or TDap.