MSN: Nursing Leadership and Management

This program option focuses on leadership development by training you to think and act strategically, participate in policy decisions and guide organizations through change and improvement. Coursework includes several business functions in clinical practice management, including human resources, marketing, finance and economics. You will also study research methods, current issues and trends and leadership methods within the health care system.

Begin your application!  

Program Information

Admission Requirements

Complete applications that are submitted by the priority deadline will be reviewed first. Applications do not have to be verified by the priority deadline, only completed and submitted. Questions? Contact the Office of Admissions at nursing@gwu.edu.

View Deadlines

A completed application includes the following components:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Preferred scholastic GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement
  • Active and unencumbered nursing licensure

Note:

  1. GW Nursing is subject to state authorization requirements in order to offer an approved nursing curriculum. View available states.
  2. Currently, GW Nursing is only authorized to operate Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner options in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Program Requirements

Additional Requirements

You will be required to complete a Virtual New Student Orientation, which provides the knowledge and tools needed to be successful at GW Nursing. You will learn about the academic resources available to you, program requirements, course registration, online technology and other expectations and be able to connect with faculty members, advisers and your fellow students.

Cost and Aid

Graduate tuition is charged per credit hour, unless otherwise noted, and is listed under “School of Nursing” by the university’s Student Accounts Office. Rates vary by program and are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 

Learn more about financial aid opportunities at GW Nursing.