Admission deadlines: Fall - August 6
Spring - December 6
Summer - March 15
Standardized test scores: Not required
Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations
Prior academic records: Transcripts required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Transcripts must be forwarded in their original sealed envelopes.
If academic records are in a language other than English, a certified English language translation must be provided in addition to the original transcripts; translations alone will not be accepted.
Official transcripts from institutions outside the U.S. must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grades, U.S. degree equivalency, grade-point averages (GPA), and date of degree conferral. Please see the list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services (
Statement of purpose: Applicants must include a 400–600 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at GW, your academic objectives, career goals, and related qualifications including collegiate, professional, and community activities relevant to your program of interest. Include any substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application form. Also, explain how you plan to balance your day-to-day responsibilities with the responsibilities of being a graduate student with reading and writing assignments as well as other projects that typically have weekly deadlines for each course.
Additional requirements: 3 credit hours of Biochemistry and 3 credit hours of Anatomy or Anatomy / Physiology. A medical degree or graduate degree in one of the core discipline areas is preferred.
Degree and GPA Requirements: A bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale.
International applicants only: PLEASE NOTE that the Health Sciences programs require the following minimum English language test scores for admission:
- Academic IETLS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or
- TOEFL: 600 on paper-based or 100 on Internet-based; or
- Academic PTE: 68

Supporting Documents not Submitted Online should be Mailed to:
Health Sciences Office of Online Admissions
851 Trafalgar Court
Suite 420 West
Maitland, FL 3275

Alternatively, official electronic transcripts can be sent to

Contact for Questions: ~  202-994-0384 (phone) ~ 202-994-0870 (fax)
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 15 credits in required courses.

Required Courses:
INTM 6101Nutrition I: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Intervention
INTM 6102Nutrition II: Life Cycle
INTM 6105Advanced Nutrition: Biochemistry
INTM 6111Topics in Nutrition
INTM 6120Nutritional Immunology
INTM 6201Foundations in Integrative Medicine