Admission deadline: Fall - Priority: December 1 | Final: May 15
Recommendations required: Three letters of recommendation
Prior academic records Official transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
Statement of Purpose: Statement of purpose (addressing research and potential GW research mentors)
Prerequisites Graduate-level inferential statistics course taken within the past five years
Additional Requirements:

Master's degree in nursing or related field

Current RN License

Writing sample (published article or graded academic paper)

3.0 (on 4.0 scale) preferred GPA

Interview if selected as a top candidate

International Requirements:

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

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

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 57 credits, including 51 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

NURS 8440Philosophy of Science and Theories
NURS 8441Statistics for Healthcare Research I
NURS 8442Statistics for Healthcare Research II
NURS 8443Research Program Development Seminar I
NURS 8444Research Program Development Seminar II
NURS 8445Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Research Designs
NURS 8446Qualitative Research Design
NURS 8447Measurement for Health Care Research
NURS 8448Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
NURS 8449Non-Experimental Research Design
NURS 8450Research Rotation
NURS 8451Research Practicum
NURS 8452Team Science and Collaboration
NURS 8453Leadership and Health Policy
NURS 8454Proposal Development Seminar
NURS 8455Dissertation
6 credits in elective courses selected with the advisor's approval.