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:
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 on a 4.0 scale
International Applicants: Please follow this link - - 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 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

Contact for questions:
202-994-0384 (phone)
202-994-0870 (fax)
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

HSCI 6223Topics in Health Care Leadership
HSCI 6240Issues and Trends in the Health Care System
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
INFR 6101Principles of Medical Informatics
INFR 6102Principles of Medicine for Informaticians
INFR 6105Health Care Quality for Informatics
INFR 6121High Performance Computing
INFR 6197Biomedical Informatics Practicum *
INFR 6540Medical Decision Making and Decision Support Systems
6 credits in elective courses selected from the following with the advisor's approval:
CML 6275Leadership and Change in Clinical Management
HSCI 6265Grantsmanship in Translational Research
HSCI 6273Bioinformatics for Genomics
INFR 6103Advanced Computing Applications for Biomedical Informatics
INFR 6197Biomedical Informatics Practicum
INFR 6198Biomedical Informatics Capstone
*Students may repeat INFR 6197 as an elective once other degree requirement have been met.