Admission and Application Requirements for the AG-ACNP Program

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The Georgetown University Experience — Delivered Online

The online Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) program prepares registered nurses (RNs) to provide direct patient management in acute and complex care settings as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).

Applicants for all graduate nursing programs must meet Georgetown University’s high standards regarding academic background, clinical experience, and leadership ability.


Admission Requirements

Eligible candidates for the master’s-level AG-ACNP program must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) entry-level Master of Science in Nursing degree from a CCNE- or ACEN-accredited institution
  • Hold a current U.S. registered nurse (RN) license
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 3.0 science GPA
  • Have successfully completed (C or better) a college-level, three-credit course in statistics within the past five years
  • Have completed one year of full-time experience in an intensive care unit, emergency department, telemetry unit, or progressive care unit

Application Requirements

Your application will include:

  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae
  • Sealed official academic transcripts
  • A one- to two-page personal statement
  • A live recorded interview
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) if your native language is not English

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Take the next step toward serving adults in your community as an AG-ACNP. Request information about the Master of Science degree in Nursing program or apply now.