Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
The George Washington University

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate APRN Certificate / Family Nurse Practitioner program from The George Washington University features an array of didactic and clinical experiences that focus on the primary care needs of patients, families, and communities. Through the coursework, family theory is integrated into students' program of study to develop their abilities in recognizing and managing family issues in health care. Some of the topics explored include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Health assessment
  • Health maintenance and promotion
  • ​Anticipatory guidance
  • ​Diagnosis and management of common primary care health concerns

% 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)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Occupational License

Additional Info

  • This program requires two visits to campus.
  • Those eligible for admission include: Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners, Acute Care Nurse Practitioners.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana