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Nursing - Nursing Administration - DNP

Fall Deadlines

Standard Deadline: February 01, 2024

Spring Deadlines

Standard Deadline: November 01, 2024

Application Requirements

College Transcripts Goals Statement Recommendation Letters Resume Nursing License

Program-Specific Instructions

Rolling Admission:

We are currently accepting Fall 2024 applications on a rolling, space-available basis until July 1, 2024. Applications received after the extended deadline are not guaranteed a review by faculty.

Program-Specific Requirements:

  • Applications submitted by December 1st will be prioritized for funding opportunities. This includes Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantships (GRAs and GTAs).
  • Applicants must be graduates of an accredited baccalaureate (BSN) program in nursing. In addition, applicants must have an active state-based/U.S. license as a registered nurse (RN), a current CPR card, and documented work experience as an RN.

Goals Statement Prompt:

State your professional plans and career objectives in 750 to 1,000 words. Include your personal qualities and development and how they have influenced your career choice; your reasons for this particular degree in relation to your academic background, professional work experience, and career goals; and your reason for choosing George Mason University.

In addition to the general instructions above, please include in the essay your goals related to pursing a DNP, your potential area for practice inquiry, and current practice or plan for practice as a registered nurse.