Admission deadline: Fall - Priority: December 1
Recommendations required: Two letters of recommendation
Prior academic records: Official 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
Preferred minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scholastic scale from a regionally accredited college or university
Applicants must have at least one year experience in critical care (ICU, Trauma, CCU, or Emergency Department) completed within the past five years.
Additional Requirements: Current resume
Active and unencumbered RN license from a U.S. state or territory
International Requirements: The minimum English language scores required are:
Internet-based TOEFL: 100; or
IELTS: 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

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

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits and completion of 600 clinical hours.

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 Healthcare Providers
NURS 6234Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing
NURS 6235Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I: Introduction to Practice
NURS 6236Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner II: Complex and Acute Illness
NURS 6237Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner III: Complex and Chronic Disease Mgt Adolesc/Elderly
Clinical hours
Completion of 600 clinical hours.