Become an FNP: Full-Time and Part-Time Program Options Available

Become an FNP: Full-Time and Part-Time Program Options Available

Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, ranked the #26 master’s-level nursing school,1 offers an online Master of Science degree in Nursing program and an online Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Earning your MS in Nursing degree online from Georgetown University will enable you to:

  • Learn from faculty nurse leaders who maintain an active clinical practice.
  • Complete hundreds of clinical placement hours in or near your community.
  • Prepare to sit for board examinations in your chosen specialization. Across all specializations, first-time certification rates for Georgetown University nursing students are consistently above the national average.2

Nursing@Georgetown’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares registered nurses to become clinical experts who can:

  • Manage the care of families in primary care settings.
  • Implement a holistic approach to advanced nursing practice that emphasizes care for the whole person.
  • Apply cutting-edge science to improve care across the life span.

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Advance your nursing career with full-time and part-time degree options:

Full Time

  • 44 credits/19 months to complete
  • 5 total terms
  • 650 clinical hours
  • 2 on-campus intensives required

Part Time

  • 44 credits/27 months to complete
  • 7 total terms
  • 650 clinical hours
  • 2 on-campus intensives required

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Why become an FNP?

Earning your FNP certification can position you for career advancement. The FNP program is designed to give you the tools and knowledge necessary for:

  • Health promotion
  • Disease prevention
  • Clinical assessment
  • Management of common acute and chronic illnesses

Learn more about the program: Complete this brief form to get more information from our admissions team.


1 U.S. News & World Report, 2018 Best Nursing Schools: Master’s 2 This statistic includes the following certification examinations for both on-campus and online students who graduated in 2017: