Information on the admission process is available on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website. Applications may be submitted via the Common Application.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
The George Washington University
800 21st Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions: or 202-994-6040

Program Director: K. Crandall

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 12 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

PUBH 3201Introduction to Bioinformatics
PUBH 3202Introduction to Genomics
PUBH 4201Practical Computing
PUBH 4202Bioinformatics Algorithms and Data Structures
6 credits in elective courses selected from the following:
ANTH 2406Human Evolutionary Genetics
BISC 2207Genetics
BISC 3209Molecular Biology
BME 2820Biomedical Engineering Programming I
BME 2825Biomedical Engineering Programming II
BME 3820Engineering Analysis of Neural, Muscular, and Cardiovascular Physiology
CHEM 3165Biochemistry I
CHEM 3166Biochemistry II
CSCI 3212Algorithms
CSCI 3221
CSCI 4364Machine Learning
CSCI 4572Computational Biology
EMSE 3760Discrete Systems Simulation
EMSE 3850Quantitative Models in Systems Engineering
EMSE 4765Data Analysis for Engineers and Scientists
MATH 3359Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
MATH 3553Introduction to Numerical Analysis
MATH 3613Introduction to Combinatorics
MATH 3730Computability Theory
MATH 3740Computational Complexity
PUBH 3131Epidemiology
PUBH 3151Current Issues in Bioethics
or PUBH 3151W Current Issues in Bioethics
PUBH 4199Independent Study
PUBH 6859High Performance and Cloud Computing
PUBH 8885Computational Biology
STAT 2183WIntermediate Statistical Laboratory: Statistical Computing Packages
STAT 3119Design and Analysis of Experiments
STAT 3187Introduction to Sampling
STAT 4157Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I
STAT 4188Nonparametric Statistics Inference
STAT 4189Mathematical Probability and Applications I