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

 The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and 9 credits in elective courses.

Required (9 credits)
PUBH 1101Introduction to Public Health and Health Services
PUBH 3131Epidemiology (Prerequisite: One course in statistics selected from the following: PUBH 2142 (preferred) or STAT 1127, or STAT 1051, or STAT 1053)
PUBH 3133Global Health and Development *
Electives (9 credits)
Any PUBH course or from the School of Public Health's approved PUBH elective course list from the bachelor of science in public health program. In addition, students may take up to 3 elective credits from the SPH approved study abroad or non-GW course lists.*

*See bachelor of science in public health program for elective options. Advising documents are maintained by and available from the SPH Undergraduate Advisors.

In order to graduate with the minor in public health, students must earn a minimum grade of C- in all required and elective courses in the minor curriculum.  All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade.