Program Start September 2020
January 2021
Early Priority Deadline June 4, 2020
September 24, 2020
Priority Deadline June 25, 2020
October 15, 2020
Application Deadline July 23, 2020
November 12, 2020
Prerequisites - Hold a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
- Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or an international institution that is accredited by the country's ministry of education or comparable governmental agency.
- Have two years of full-time health sector experience OR three years of full-time experience in any other industry.
- Pass an online examination prior to enrolling in module one if you have less than two years of health sector experience.
Application Requirements As this program is designed for experienced professionals, no prerequisite standardized testing is required for application (i.e., GRE/GMAT results are not required).
- Official transcripts from each academic institution you have attended. They may be submitted electronically to applicationservices@ or sent to the following address:
Application Processing Services
GW Public Health Online
7900 Harkins Road
Suite 501
Lanham, MD 20706
- A current résumé that includes relevant professional and volunteer experience.
- A nonrefundable $75 application fee. Submit your application by the priority deadline and you may be eligible to have the application fee waived.
- A statement of purpose addressing your interest in the HealthInformatics@GW program, your career goals and what you hope to accomplish with your degree.
- Two letters of recommendation from a professional or academic reference.
- A brief video interview with an admissions manager, recorded via web camera.
English Language Proficiency Minimum Score Requirements
- TOEFL: 100 on the Internet exam (iBT)
- IELTS: 7.0 overall with no individual score below 6.0. If applicants provide their TRF number, the Office of Admissions & Enrollment can verify IELTS results.
Exceptions are granted to applicants who earned (or will earn before matriculation) a post-secondary degree from an institution in a country that qualifies for the English language exam exemption. If you are unsure whether you qualify for an exemption, please contact us via email ( ‎.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
Suite 200
Milken Institute School of Public Health
950 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions: ~ 202-994-2160 (phone)
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 45 credits in required courses, including 3 credits in immersion experiences.

HSML 6264Health Care Management and Strategy5
HSML 6265Medical Informatics and Decision Management5
HSML 6280Health Law and Policy5
HSML 6290Health IT Project Management5
HSML 6291Population and Community Health Analytics5
HSML 6293The Internet of Medical Things3
HSML 6294Research Analytics0,3
HSML 6295Predictive Analytics3
HSML 6296Health Innovations and Entrepreneurship5
PUBH 6080Pathways to Public Health0
Immersion experiences
HSML 6255Leadership and Ethics I1.5
HSML 6297Health Informatics Simulation1.5
Other requirements
Students take a 3-credit course in business intelligence offered through the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.