GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 11% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

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.

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate: AGPCNP

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The Post-Graduate APRN Certificate: AGPCNP 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 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.

Students pursuing the Post-Graduate APRN Certificate: AGPCNP must complete 625 clinical hours at a site in their area. Preceptor and site information must be submitted to the school for approval before a student's clinical work can begin. Clinical rotations begin during a students' first semester. 

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

Contact Information for the Post-Graduate APRN Certificate: AGPCNP

School of Nursing
The George Washington University
2030 M Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
Email: nursing@gwu.edu
Phone: (202) 994-7901
Fax: (202) 994-2777

For additional information regarding the Gainful Employment Disclosure of our Certificate programs, please view each of the following:
Family Nurse Practitioner
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 
Palliative Care Specialty for Nurse Practitioners