Application Requirements for the WHNP Program

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The online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) program prepares registered nurses (RNs) to treat and prevent illnesses specific to women as well as provide focused care as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN).

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 WHNP 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

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 women in your community as a WHNP. Request information about the Master of Science degree in Nursing program or apply now.