|Fall: July 15
|Spring: November 15
|Summer: March 15
|Standardized test scores
|One letter of recommendation is required. Recommendation should be from a high school guidance counselor, an academic teacher, or a previous or current supervisor.
|Prior academic records
|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. Transcripts must be forwarded in their original sealed envelopes. Official transcript may also be sent electronically directly from the institution.
|Applicants may receive credit for college-level coursework through International Baccalaureate (IB) or College Board Advanced Placement (AP) examinations. Official score results must be forwarded directly from the College Board. Please refer to GW Undergraduate Admissions (https://undergraduate.admissions.gwu.edu/) for information on maximum credits, minimum scores, and GW course equivalents for AP and IB credits.
|Non-traditional credit sources may be considered on a case-by-case basis (i.e. military coursework, credit-by-exam, and non-college based health programs). Information on transfer credit eligibility may be found in the Bulletin under Regulations (see Transfer Credit/Advanced Standing for Undergraduates), including minimum letter grade requirements.
|Statement of purpose
|All applicants are required to submit an essay of approximately 250-300 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.
|The fully online program is only available for transfer students. Students must have at least 45 credits of college-level coursework with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning in order to be considered for admission.
|The minimum acceptable grade is C for coursework to be applied toward an undergraduate degree (grades of C- and below do not transfer to GW SMHS programs).
|A resume is optional but encouraged.
|Prerequisite courses that must be completed prior to admission: 6 credits in English composition; 3 credits in college mathematics (college algebra, statistics, or above); 3 to 4 credits in natural or physical science with a lab; 6 credits in social sciences; and 3 credits in humanities.
|International applicants only
|This program can be completed fully online. The program is not visa eligible.
|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 click here (https://www.naces.org/members.php).
|Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are required to submit official test scores for either Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Pearsons Test of English (PTE) Academic or the academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The following are the minimum scores for admission consideration: TOEFL: 250 computer-based or 100 Internet-based, PTE: overall score of 68, or IELTS: an overall band score of 7.0, with no individual band score below 6.0
|International applicants who meet the following conditions may be considered for admission without submitting TOEFL, PTE or IELTS or scores: They are a citizen of countries 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
8300 Norman Center Dr
Bloomington, MN 55437
Alternatively, official electronic transcripts can be sent to email@example.com.
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Hours: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 120 credits in required and elective courses. At least 60 of these credits must be taken at GW. General education coursework must be completed prior to matriculation in the program.
|3 credits in critical thinking in the humanities
|6 credits in critical thinking in the social sciences
|6 credits in English composition
|3 credits in quantitative reasoning (college algebra, statistics or above)
|4 credits in scientific reasoning (must be in natural and/or physical sciences with lab)
|The following 60 credits in coursework, which must be taken at GW:
|Required courses for the major: 51 Credits
|Basics of Clinical Research *
|Processes of Clinical Research *
|Good Clinical Practices *
|Business of Clinical Research *
|Introduction to Monitoring Clinical Trials *
|Capstone in Clinical Research Administration *
|Strategic Communication for Healthcare Professionals
|Foundations of Health Equity
|Current Issues in Bioethics
|Writing in the Health Sciences
|Introduction to Statistics for Health Sciences
|Management of Health Science Services
|Introduction to Epidemiology for Health Sciences
|Introduction to Medical Informatics
|Research and Writing in Health Sciences
|Introduction to Regulatory Affairs
|Electives: 9 Credits
|3 elective courses selected from the list below in consultation with the academic advisor; alternative elective courses may be approved. Students also may, with permission, complete additional courses selected from this list to fulfill school-specific requirements. ** **
|Management of Human Resources in Health Sciences Organizations
|Seminar in Health Science Leadership
|Finance for Healthcare Managers
|Marketing for Healthcare Leaders
|Case Studies for Clinical Healthcare Management and Leadership
|Clinical Research Administration Internship
|Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism
|Disaster Response Planning and Management
|Introduction to Telemedicine
|Financial Management for the Disaster Cycle
|Foundations of Emergency Health Services Systems
|Community Risk Management and Safety in Emergency Health Services
|Humanitarian Relief Operations
|Operations Management in Emergency Health Services Systems
|Leadership Concepts in EHS
|Special Operations and Disaster Management
|Seminar in EHS Leadership
|Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness
|Healthcare in Literature
|Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Concepts
|Development of the Health Care Professions
|Global Women's Health
|Independent Study in Clinical Health Sciences
|Special Topics in Health Sciences
|Survey of Medical Terminology
|Organic Chemistry I
|Microbiology for Health Sciences Laboratory
|Trends and Innovations in Healthcare
|Principles of Biostatistics for Health Sciences
|Human Physiology in Extreme Environments
|Healthcare Law and Regulation
|Case Studies in Healthcare
|Healthcare in Developing Nations
|Survey of Medicine for Informaticians
|Programming for Informaticians
|Medical Informatics Terminology & Standards
|Consumer Health Informatics
|Population Health for Medical Informatics
|Clinical Decision Support
|Information Extraction for Medical Informatics
|Evaluation Methods in Medical Informatics
|Biomedical Data Science
|High Performance Computing
|Biology for Health Sciences
|Chemistry for Health Sciences
|Plagues, Pandemics, and Epidemics
*These courses should be taken in the sequence shown. Students should consult their advisor for details.
**Advanced standing from eligible transfer credit also may be considered. Credit from non-traditional sources, i.e., other than from academic coursework, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. This may include military coursework, credit by examination, and non-college based health programs.
- Dual bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a major in clinical research administration and Master of Science in Health Sciences in leadership and strategy in regulatory affairs and clinical research administration
- Dual Bachelor of Science in Health Science with a major in clinical research administration and Master of Science in Health Sciences in the field of biomedical informatics
- Dual Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a major in clinical research administration and Master of Science in Health Sciences in the field of clinical research administration
- Dual Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a major in clinical research administration and Master of Science in Health Sciences in the field of clinical translational research
- Dual Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a major in clinical research administration and Master of Science in Health Science in the field of regulatory affairs