Admissions Deadlines: Fall - July 20
Spring - December 1
Summer - March 20
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) letters of recommendation. Recommendations should be from an academic instructor who can strongly attest to your academic ability and/or someone who has served in a supervisory capacity for you and can strongly attest to your work ethic. Recommendations from family and friends are not accepted.
Prior Academic Records: Official transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended (including via dual enrollment), whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Official transcripts must be forwarded in their original sealed envelopes or sent electronically directly from the institution.
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 approximately 250-500 words, describe your interest in undertaking study at The George Washington University. What are some of your academic objectives or career goals? Please highlight any of your related qualifications and achievements-- including academic, community, professional, or extra-curricular activities relevant to your program of interest. Include any substantial accomplishments not already mentioned within the application.
Degree and GPA Requirements: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
Previous work experience: Health care related experience preferred
International Applicants: This program can be completed fully online and is not visa eligible.
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. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are required to submit official test scores for either Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Pearsons Test of English (PTE) Academic, the academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Duolingo English Test (DET).
The following are the minimum scores for admission consideration: 
- TOEFL: 250 computer-based or 100 Internet-based; PTE: overall score of 68
- IELTS: overall band score of 7.0, with no individual band score below 6.0; or DET overall score of 120
International applicants who meet the following conditions may be considered for admission without submitting TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, or DET scores:
-They are a citizen of a country where English is the official language (as identified by GW ISO list of Exempt countries) OR;
-They hold at least a bachelor degree from a country where English is the official language as well as language of instruction OR; • They hold at least a bachelor degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:

George Washington University 
ATTN: Transcript Processing Center 
1415 W 22nd St. 
Suite 220 
Oak Brook, IL 60523 
 
Alternatively, official electronic transcripts can be sent to transcripts@hsprograms.gwu.edu.

Contact for questions:

hsphora@gwu.edu
202-994-0384 (phone)
202-994-0870 (fax)
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 21 credits in required core courses and 15 credits in required and elective courses in either the regulatory affairs concentration or the clinical research administration concentration.

Required core courses
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
COHM 6235Leadership Development in Healthcare Systems
COHM 6245Strategic and Operational Decision Making for Healthcare Leaders
RCR 6201Introduction to Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research
RCR 6202Regulatory Strategy in the Development of Therapeutics
RCR 6206International Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research
RAFF 6275Leadership in Regulatory Affairs
or CRA 6275 Leadership and Change in Clinical Research Administration
Concentration requirements
Students must complete all requirements for either the regulatory affairs concentration or the clinical research administration concentration, as follows:
Regulatory affairs concentration
Required
RAFF 6203Regulatory Strategy in the Development of Devices and Diagnostics
RAFF 6204Clinical Research for Regulatory Affairs
RAFF 6205Regulatory Affairs Compliance
RAFF 6207Advertising and Promotion of Regulated Medical Products
And one course selected from the following:
CRA 6203Partnerships with Human Subjects
CRA 6209Quality and Risk Management
CRA 6211Monitoring, Auditing, and Oversight in Clinical Research
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
Clinical research administration concentration
Required
CRA 6203Partnerships with Human Subjects
CRA 6204The Clinical Research Industry
CRA 6209Quality and Risk Management
CRA 6211Monitoring, Auditing, and Oversight in Clinical Research
And one course selected from the following:
HCQ 6201Building a Quality Culture
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
RAFF 6204Clinical Research for Regulatory Affairs
RAFF 6205Regulatory Affairs Compliance
RAFF 6207Advertising and Promotion of Regulated Medical Products