GW SON Is Top Ranked by US News

US News & World Report ranks our online MSN 4th 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.

Overall, 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. 

Program of Study

Below are program options for the D.N.P. degree.

Post-Bachelor’s Options
Post-Master’s Options

Program Requirements

Students who enter the D.N.P. program at the post-Master's level are required to complete 36 semester hours of doctoral work. Students who enter the program at the post-Bachelor's level must complete the credit requirements for their concentration (Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Nursing Leadership and Management) before beginning doctoral coursework.

Core DNP Courses (27 credit hours)

Elective Options (6 credit hours)

Family Specialty for Nurse Practitioners Courses (17 Credit hours)

Health Care Quality Courses (12 credits)

Education Minor Courses (12 credits)

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Courses (13 credit hours)

Didactic Courses

Clinical Courses

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Executive Leadership (13 credit hours)

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Download the DNP Program Brochure

 

For More Information:

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

The George Washington University School of Nursing's Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.