Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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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.

DNP Curriculums & Programs of Study

Below are specialty options for the DNP degree.

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

Program Requirements

Students who enter the DNP 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 Concentration Courses (12 credits)

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Courses (13 credit hours)

Didactic Courses

Clinical Courses

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

Contact Information DNP Program

School of Nursing

The George Washington University

2030 M Street, NW
Suite 300

Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-994-7901

Fax: 202-994-2777