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: 50 credits in required courses, including 9 credits in immersion experiences.

Core online course requirements
HSML 6264Health Care Management and Strategy
HSML 6265Medical Informatics and Decision Management
HSML 6266Health Care Financial Management
HSML 6267Community and Population Health
HSML 6268Health Economics and Quantitative Methods
HSML 6269Quality and Performance Improvement
HSML 6280Health Law and Policy
HSML 6281Systems Thinking and Learning
HSML 6282Organizational Research Project I
HSML 6283Organization Research Project II
PUBH 6080Pathways to Public Health *
On-site immersion requirements
HSML 6255Leadership and Ethics I
HSML 6256Leadership and Ethics II
HSML 6258Health System Analysis
HSML 6259Organization Research Project and Portfolio Presentation

*PUBH 6080 is required only for students who do not have an MPH degree.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Graduate Credit Requirement: 50 graduate credits are required.
  2. Grade Point Requirement: A 3.0 (B average) overall grade-point average is required.
  3. Time Limit Requirement: The degree must be completed within five years.
  4. ePortfolio: All MHA@GW students must complete a comprehensive leadership portfolio