Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate allows masters-prepared nurses to expand their scope of practice across the lifespan. This program option features an array of didactic and clinical experiences that focus on the primary care needs of patients, families and communities.
Visit the GW Nursing website for additional information.
|Admission deadline:||3/31/2020 (Summer Only)|
|Recommendations required:||Two letters of recommendation|
|Prior academic records||Official transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)|
|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||Master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university|
Active and unencumbered nursing license
Preferred scholastic GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from a regionally accredited college or university
Those eligible for admission to the Post Graduate FNP Certificate Program include:
TOEFL is: Internet-based test: 100 or higher Paper test: 600 or higher
The minimum required score for the IELTS is: An overall band score of 7.0 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
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 20 credits in required courses and completion of 600 clinical hours with a minimum of 500 direct patient care hours.
|NURS 6227||Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum|
|NURS 6250||Family Nurse Practitioner I for Nurse Practitioners: Adult Primary Care Diagnosis Management|
|NURS 6251||Family Nurse Practitioner II for Nurse Practitioners: Lifespan Primary Care Diagnosis Management|
|NURS 6252||Family Nurse Practitioner III for Nurse Practitioners: Lifespan Primary Care Diagnosis Management|
|Completion of 500 direct patient care hours.|