|To be accepted to this program, you must have:
|A completed graduate degree (minimum Master's)
|A written personal statement- Please include a 250-500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at The George Washington University, and 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.
|Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of $80 is required. The application fee is waived for active-duty U.S. military, current GW students, degree-holding GW alumni, current McNair Program Scholars.
|2 Letters of Recommendation
|Official transcripts from every college and university attended. All non-U.S. transcripts (including those in English) must be evaluated by an accredited foreign credential agency. Please find the list of member organizations here: https://www.naces.org/members
|International Students: Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are also required to submit official test scores for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Pearson’s Test of English (PTE) Academics or the academic International English Language Test System (IELTS). The following are the minimum scores for admission consideration: TOEFL: 250 computer-based or 100 Internet-based GW's school code for the TOEFL is 5246. PTE: overall score of 86 IELTS: overall band score of 7.0, with no individual band score below 6.0 International applicants may be considered for admission without submitting the above scores if: You are a citizen of a country where English is the official language, You hold a bachelor's degree from a country where English is the official language and language of instruction, You hold a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency.
|Applicants must provide evidence of at least one year of clinical or health-related practice or health administration/leadership.
|The admissions committee will give preference to students with competitive academic credentials and substantial prior clinical or academic experience related to the track the applicant wishes to pursue. Previous coursework in epidemiology or statistics is also recommended and will be considered in the selection process.
|Applicants must have an entry-level professional or clinical degree (MD, PA, DPT, OTD, MSN, DNP) in biomedical science or a health related field.
Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
George Washington University
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Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits, including 24 credits in core courses, 9 credits in courses in one track, 6 credits in elective courses, and 9 credits in seminars.
Students complete one of two tracks based on desired career outcomes. One track focuses on enhancing skills related to advancing clinical practice in leadership positions and the other track emphasizes skills related to providing education for health professions students as well as leadership for health professions education in a higher-education setting.
|Interprofessional Collaboration in Practice
|Health Professions Practicum I
|Health Professions Practicum II
|Program Theory and Health Innovations
|Academic and Clinical Leadership in the Health Professions
|Bioethical Implications of Health Research
|Research Methods in the Health Professions I
|Research Methods in the Health Professions II
|Completion of all courses from one of the following tracks:
|Clinical practice leadership track—Three courses selected from the following:
|Health Information Quality and Outcomes
|Introduction to Healthcare Quality
|Knowledge Translation in Health Care
|Health Care Research
|Educational leadership track—Three courses selected from the following:
|Teaching Strategies in the Health Professions
|Curriculum Development in the Health Professions
|Assessment in Health Profession Education
|Technology and Education in the Health Professions
|Research elective—At least one course selected from the following:
|Grant Writing for the Individual Investigator
|Qualitative Methods for the Health Professions
|Survey Methods for Health Professionals
|Mixed Methods in Translational Health Sciences
|Advanced Statistical Methods for Clinical and Translational Research
|Systematic Reviews of Healthcare Innovations
|One additional track or research course selected with the advisor’s approval or one course selected from the following:
|Finance for Healthcare Operations
|The Health Care Enterprise
|Independent Study for Health Professionals
|Measurement of Human Function and Learning