Admission deadline: Fall - Priority: December 1 | Final: May 15
Spring - Priority: June 1 | Final: October 1  
Recommendations required: Two letters of recommendation
Prior academic records: Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools 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.

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

Active and unencumbered RN license from a U.S. state or territory

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: 50 credits in required courses and completion of 600 clinical hours.

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 6242Psychopharmacology
NURS 6243Addiction and Change
NURS 6244Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing with Families and Groups Across the Life Span
NURS 6245Psychiatric/Mental Health Diagnostic Assessment Across the Lifespan
NURS 6246Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing with Individuals Across the Life Span
NURS 6247Population-Based Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Life Span
NURS 6248Integrated Application of Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing