Visit the Milken Institute School of Public Health website for additional information about academic programs and information about GWSPH. Graduate admissions information, including application requirements and deadlines, can be found on the GWSPH Graduate Admissions website.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 72 credits, including 14 credits in core courses, 15 credits in required concentration courses, 18 minimum credits in elective courses, a 1 credit in practicum, and 12 to 24 credits in dissertation research. Additional requirements include, but are not limited to, completion of a graduate teaching assistantship program certificate.

Core courses
PUBH 6080Pathways to Public Health
PUBH 6421Responsible Conduct of Research
PUBH 6850Introduction to SAS for Public Health Research
PUBH 6851Introduction to R for Public Health Research
PUBH 6852Introduction to Python for Public Health Research
PUBH 6860Principles of Bioinformatics
PUBH 6886Statistical and Machine Learning for Public Health Research
PUBH 8099Doctoral Topics (Cross Cutting Concepts in Public Health topic only)
PUBH 8870Statistical Inference for Public Health Research I
Concentration-specific courses
15 credits in applied bioinformatics courses.
PUBH 6854Applied Computing in Health Data Science
PUBH 6859High Performance and Cloud Computing
PUBH 6861Public Health Genomics
PUBH 6884Bioinformatics Algorithms and Data Structures
PUBH 8885Computational Biology
A minimum of 18 credits in elective courses. Students must take at least 3 credits in biostatistics courses and at least 3 credits in cognate area courses.
Practicum (teaching/research)
PUBH 8413Research Leadership
Dissertation research
PUBH 8999Dissertation Research (taken for 12 to 24 credits)
Additional requirements
Additional program requirements include but are not limited to completion of the University's Graduate Teaching Assistantship Program Certificate, which includes enrollment in UNIV 0250. *

 *Visit the GTAP website for additional information.