Admissions Deadlines: Fall – June 15
Spring - October 15
Summer - March 1
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. Please see the list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services (https://www.naces.org/members).
Statement of Purpose: Please include a 250 - 500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at the George Washington University, 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.
International Applicants: Please review International Applicant Information (https://graduate.admissions.gwu.edu/international-student-application-requirements) 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 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 acsonline@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 in required courses.

Required
Graduate research courses
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
Professional courses
COHM 6235Leadership Development in Healthcare Systems
COHM 6245Strategic and Operational Decision Making for Health Care Leaders
Health care quality courses
HCQ 6200Introduction to Healthcare Quality *
HCQ 6201Building a Quality Culture
HCQ 6202Health Care Quality Landscape
HCQ 6203Quality Improvement Science
HCQ 6204Health Care Quality Analysis
HCQ 6205Patient Safety Systems
HCQ 6206Health Information, Quality and Outcomes
HCQ 6275Leadership and Change
*Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) credential accepted as equivalent.