Admission deadline: Summer: March 31
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

Current resume

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

Applicants must live in Maryland, Northern Virginia, or the District of Columbia while taking the clinical courses NURS 6235, NURS 6236 and NURS 6237.

Applicants must have the equivalent of at least one year full-time experience in critical care (ICU, Trauma, CCU, or Emergency Department).

Applicants must be certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support

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

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