|Fall - July 15
|Spring - November 15
|Summer - March 15
|The application and all supporting documentation (statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, transcripts) must be received by the deadline in order for the application to be reviewed.
|Standardized Test Scores:
|1 letter of recommendation. Recommendation 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:
|Transcripts are 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. Official transcript may also be sent electronically directly from the institution.
|Official military transcripts (e.g., JST, CCAF)
|Statement of purpose:
|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.
|Students must be active-duty Army 18Ds, Navy IDCs, or Air Force IDMTs to be eligible for consideration. Students must have at least a year left on their contract in order to complete the preceptored clinical rotations. Applicants must submit (a) Copy of current Enlistment Contract AND (b) Statement of Service from the Personnel Section (e.g. S-1 Army, N-1 Navy) stating employment and end date of their enlistment contract.
|Proof of current certification (e.g. Page 13 for Navy IDC, ATP Card for Army 18Ds, Certificate of Completion Diploma for Airforce IDMTs, etc.)
Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Admissions
Health Sciences Programs
The George Washington University
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006
For questions contact:
9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 120 credits distributed over three degree components.
|Advanced standing and electives
|During the first semester the student is enrolled in the program, advanced standing for eligible military courses will be noted on the student’s record and applied towards the bachelor’s degree.
|24 total credits:
|3 credits of English composition
|4 credits of natural or physical science with lab
|8 credits of mathematics, science, or statistics
|6 credits of social sciences
|3 credits of humanities
|If a student still needs general education coursework, GW offers online coursework for some of these requirements.
|Recommended coursework to be taken at GW by those missing General Education requirements.
|Writing and Composition in the Health Sciences
|Healthcare in Literature
|Health Policy and the Health Care System
|Development of the Health Care Professions
|Healthcare Law and Regulation
|Science or statistics
|Introduction to Statistics for Health Sciences 1
|Microbiology for Health Sciences
|Principles of Biostatistics for Health Sciences 1
|Biology for Health Sciences
|Chemistry for Health Sciences
|At least 36 credits in courses taken at GW
|Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism
|Foundations of Health Equity
|Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness
|Current Issues in Bioethics
|Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Concepts 2
|or HSCI 4114
|Healthcare in Developing Nations
|Writing in the Health Sciences
|Introduction to Statistics for Health Sciences
|or HSCI 3117
|Principles of Biostatistics for Health Sciences
|Primary Care Skills Practicum 3
|Adult Primary Care Practicum 3
|Specialized Clinical Experience 3
|Human Physiology in Extreme Environments
|Research and Writing in Health Sciences
|One course selected from the following in consultation with the advisor:
|Disaster Response Planning and Management
|Principles of Hazardous Materials and CBRNE Incident Management
|Introduction to Telemedicine
|Integrated Response to High Impact Violent Incidents
|Healthcare in Developing Nations 3
|Introduction to Epidemiology for Health Sciences
1Students who complete HSCI 2117 to meet the general education requirement in science or statistics must subsequently take HSCI 3117 to meet the major requirement.
2Students can select either HSCI 2110 or HSCI 4114 to meet a major requirement. The course that is not taken can be counted toward the elective requirement. Neither course may be counted toward both requirements.
3HSCI 2130, HSCI 2131, and HSCI 2133 must be completed while on active-duty. Students arrange rotations at their current duty stations. All rotations require an MD or PA preceptor.
Transferable coursework (84 credits maximum)
For an assessment on the transferability of their previous coursework, students should contact the program office. To be eligible for transfer credit, prior coursework must be:
- Academic in nature
- Completed at a regionally accredited institution
- Earned with a C or above (grades of C- do not transfer)