GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 10% of ranked nursing schools and the top 7% of the more than 730 schools offering undergraduate and/or graduate nursing degree programs. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #9 out of more than 130 programs nationwide.  This top ranking reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program


The Post-Master's Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate introduces students to the body of knowledge and skills necessary to practice as a nurse practitioner. Tailored for MSN-prepared nurses looking for an on-line curriculum, the AGPCNP Certificate gives students access to interdisciplinary faculty members from the internationally renowned GW School of Nursing.

The coursework includes didactic and clinical experiences that focus on the primary care needs of patients, families, and communities. Specialty content includes advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, advanced health assessment and diagnostic reasoning, and diagnosis and management of common primary care health concerns. It provides the theoretical and practical foundations for nurses to expand their scope of practice.

For Master's-prepared nurses, the AGPCNP Certificate offers a unique and challenging educational experience.

Contact Information AGPCNP Certificate Program

School of Nursing
The George Washington University
2030 M Sreet, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 994-7901
Fax: (202) 994-2777