24 months
1487 USD/credit 28996 USD/year
1487 USD/credit 28996 USD/year
599 USD/credit 11680 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Nursing program from George Mason University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 

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The Master of Science in Nursing program from George Mason University   prepares nurses for a variety of leadership roles in the health care delivery system. The family nurse practitioner primary care concentration has been approved by the state boards of nursing and medicine in Virginia. 

George Mason University's School of Nursing offers innovative MSN programs including post-RN (RN to MSN pathway) and an MSN Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education. 

Vision Statement

  • The George Mason University School of Nursing will be a nationally recognized center of excellence in inquiry, knowledge, and expertise. 
  • The school's educators, clinicians, and researchers produce the next generation of nursing leaders empowered and focused on innovative responses to address the challenges of a rapidly changing and culturally diverse health care environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical and Ethical Foundations Related to Nursing
  • Nursing Informatics Inquiry
  • Nursing Research and Biostatistics 
  • Organization of Nursing and Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Decision Making and Pharmacologic Management in Practice
  • Health Assessment in Clinical Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must meet the admission standards and application requirements specified in Graduate Admissions and must apply using the online Application for Graduate Admission. Applicants must be graduates of an accredited baccalaureate (BSN) program in nursing, except for the applicants to the RN-to-MSN program. In addition, applicants must have an active state-based/US license as a registered nurse (RN), a current CPR card, and documented work experience as an RN. The application process is competitive, and applications are considered for the fall and spring semesters.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    28996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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