Admissions Deadlines: Fall - August 6
Spring - December 6
Summer - March 15
The application and all supporting documentation (fees, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, transcripts) must be received by the deadline in order for the application to be reviewed.
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. For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please follow this link: https://www.naces.org/members.
Statement of Purpose: In an essay of 250 to 500 words, describe your reasons for undertaking study in the Health Sciences at The George Washington University. You should state your academic objectives, career plans, and related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, as well as any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application form.
Degree and GPA Requirements Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
International Applicants: Please follow this link - https://graduate.admissions.gwu.edu/international-student-application-requirements - to review the International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents and English language requirements.
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, 250 on computer-based, or 100 on Internet-based; or
- PTE Academic: 68

Supporting Documents not Submitted Online should be Mailed to:
Office of Admissions
Health Sciences Programs
The George Washington University
2600 Virginia Avenue
Suite 104
Washington, DC 20037

Alternatively, official electronic transcripts can be sent to hsphora@gwu.edu

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

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including: 18 credits in clinical research administration, 9 credits of strategic leadership courses, 6 credits of graduate research coursework, and a 3-credit elective course.

Required
Clinical research administration courses
CRA 6201Critical Analysis Clinical Research
CRA 6202Medicines Development
CRA 6203Partnerships with Human Subjects
CRA 6204The Clinical Research Industry
CRA 6209Quality and Risk Management
CRA 6211Monitoring, Auditing, and Oversight in Clinical Research
CRA 6275Leadership and Change in Clinical Research Administration
Strategic leadership courses
COHM 6235Leadership Development in Healthcare Systems
COHM 6245Strategic and Operational Decision Making for Health Care Leaders
Graduate research courses
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
Elective
One course from the following:
CRA 6208International Clinical Research
RAFF 6201Introduction to Global Regulatory Affairs