MS in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration) atGeorge Mason University , FairfaxSchool of Nursing


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The MSN program offers the Family Nurse Practitioner concentration in an on-campus format or with fully online coursework and in-person practicum experiences
  • The master's program in nursing, nurse practitioner concentration requires 49 graduate credits. Of these, a 15-credit core consists of course work in the theoretical and ethical foundations of nursing, nursing research and biostatistics, nursing informatics, and the organization of nursing and health care delivery systems.
  • The curriculum can be completed in two years of full-time study, or three years of part-time study, depending on the number of credits taken each semester.


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #801-1000

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #453

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #148

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 29,74,238
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 11,36,688
InsuranceINR 2,27,256
Books & SuppliesINR 1,04,285
TotalINR 14,68,229

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.6


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 20ᵗʰ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • BSN degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • The general university graduate admission standards include the following:
    • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or international equivalent. Applicants with a degree from an international institution must submit a transcript evaluation showing that the degree is equivalent to a four-year bachelor’s degree in the United States.
    • A 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale or better in baccalaureate study. The GPA requirement may be higher for some graduate programs. For applicants with postbaccalaureate credits, a separate GPA is calculated for each institution. The difficulty of the baccalaureate degree and professional work experience may be considered in assessing the application for admission.
  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate statistics course
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate health assesment course


Marks - 88/120

  • Minimum of 20 points in each section


Marks - 59/90


Marks - 6.5/9

Work ExperienceMinimum: 12 Months
  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a nurse is required
Other eligibility criteria
The admission criteria includes evidence of the ability to write and conduct research at the graduate level. An interview may be requested GRE scores may be requested
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two Letters of Recommendation : 
    • The people best suited to provide recommendation for graduate study on the applicant's behalf (recommenders) are faculty members, university administrators, or internship supervisors who are in a position to knowledgeably discuss the applicant's academic potential for graduate study, as well as the applicant's personal qualities and experiences.
    • Applicants who have been out of school for some time are welcome to submit recommendations from supervisors.

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

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