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Nursing

School of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.), Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.), Post-Master's Certificate
Location(s): Online Learning

Program Overview

Our goal is to provide students with a high level of nursing expertise, as well as enhance their professional leadership skills. Our versatile distance-based programs offer the high-quality education people expect from GW, while maintaining the flexibility and convenience of online learning. These programs provide students from around the world with virtual access to the resources and experts at GW, as well as the chance to apply this knowledge directly in their current careers. The program stresses the integration of research and nursing practice with a strong emphasis on solving real-world problems. We promote strong leadership skills in our graduates.

Based on individual interests and career goals, applicants can choose among several options within the Masters of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) offerings. They include:

  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Care Quality
  • Nurse-Midwifery (in conjunction with Shenandoah University)
  • Nursing Leadership and Management

 

An alternative to research-focused doctoral programs, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program advances professional nursing roles in clinical practice and nursing leadership and management. Programs include:

Post-BSN

  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Post-MSN

  • Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner
  • General Track
  • Health Care Quality
  • Nursing Education
  • Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

 

Post-Master's Certificate opportunities

  • Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Speciality Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Education
  • Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

 

Admission Requirements

Learn more about the admissions process from the School of Nursing.