George Mason University

Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner


4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner

Format: Online

Program Description:

Build interprofessional experience across health care disciplines with George Mason University's Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Join a program ranked in the Top 50 nursing master's degrees in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and learn to provide compassionate, evidence-based primary care. 

You'll work with experienced, actively practicing faculty to explore a cutting-edge, community-focused curriculum and develop a discerning eye for medical science research. 


  • 100% online 
  • 49 credits 
  • As few as 2 years to complete 
  • $43,365 estimated tuition 



  • Collaboration Across Disciplines. Learn to work with social workers, nutritionists, psychologists, health informaticists, and more, to provide truly holistic care that supports your patients. 
  • R1 University, High-Quality Education. Benefit from Mason's 40+ years of educating nurses and status as Virginia's largest research university. The MSN-FNP is accredited by the CCNE and approved by Virginia's state boards of nursing and medicine. 
  • Proven Certification Success. Prepare to sit for exams from the ANCC and the AANP. Mason graduates pass nursing certification exams at a rate above the national average. 


Work closely with your patients to prevent disease, promote good health, and treat illness. Enter a field with a median annual salary of $110,930, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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