Admission deadline: Fall - Priority: December 1 | Final: May 15
Recommendations required: Two letters of recommendation
Prior academic records: Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended are required.
Statement of Purpose: Compose a 250-500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study in nursing at The George Washington University, your academic objectives, career goals, and related qualifications (including relevant collegiate, professional, and/or community activities). Include any substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application form. Your essay should also speak to the role (e.g. FNP, AGACNP, etc.) that you are applying for and how your qualifications will help you succeed in this role both professionally and as a student.
Prerequisites Bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
Additional Requirements: Current resume
International Requirements: The minimum English language scores required are: 
Internet-based TOEFL: 100; or
IELTS: An overall band score of 7.0 with individual band scores of 6.0 or higher

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
45085 University Drive, Suite 201-T
Ashburn, VA 20147

Contact for questions: ~ 571-553-0138 (phone)
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

 The following requirements must be fulfilled: 47 credits, including 9 credits in professional core, 6 credits in research, and 13 credits in field-specific courses at GW and 19 credits in nurse-midwifery courses at Shenandoah University. 

Program Requirements

Professional core
NURS 6202Concepts in Population Health
NURS 6203Nursing Leadership
NURS 6205Health Policy, Quality, and Political Process
NURS 6207Evidence-Based Practice for Health Care Researchers
NURS 6208Biostatistics for Health Care Research
NURS 6220Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology
NURS 6222Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
NURS 6233Genetics for Health Care Providers
NURS 6234Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing
Courses in nurse-midwifery taken at Shenandoah University*
NM 610 Primary Care of Women
NM 620 Comprehensive Antepartal Care
NM 630 Midwifery Practicum
NM 640 Comprehensive Perinatal Care
NM 651 Integrated Midwifery Internship
NM 652 Evidence Based Practice Project
NM 660 Advanced Nurse Midwifery Role Development

*For more information on Shenandoah University courses, visit the program website