Georgetown University offers a variety of biomedical master's degree programs. Many offer both fall and spring admission as well as the opportunity to choose between attending full- or part-time. Students attending full-time typically complete their degree requirements in one year.
 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Regular Program

The program emphasizes the core concepts of biochemistry and molecular biology as applied to biomedical sciences and biotechnology.

 

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Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics

The program explores the development and application of computational tools and techniques for the collection, analysis, management, and visualization of biological data, as well as modeling and simulation methods for the study of biological systems.

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Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases

The program is designed for student interested in broadening their knowledge about prevention, detection, and response to chemical, biological, and radiological threat agents as well as emerging infectious diseases.

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Biomedical Science Policy & Advocacy

This unique, multidisciplinary program trains students to understand how scientific data can be evaluated and clearly communicated to the non-scientific community.

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Biostatistics

This rigorous program provides integrated training in computational, quantitative, and biomedical sciences to support health-related research performed in academia, government, and industry. 

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Biotechnology

The program explores core concepts of biotechnology by integrating content and lab-based experimental science courses with an emphasis on business and science tracks.

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Clinical and Translational Research

The program prepares students with skills in project design, grant preparation, and effective communication of research results.

 

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Complementary & Alternative Medicine

The program is designed to train students to objectively assess the safety and efficacy of various complementary and alternative medicine modalities and introduce scientific rigor into understanding the mechanistic basis for CAM therapies such as acupuncture, massage, herbs and supplements, and mind-body interactions.

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Health Physics

The program that provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in various areas associated with health physics, including radiation detection and dosimetry, and environmental radiation protection.

 

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Microbiology & Immunology

This program is for students looking to enhance their understanding of microbiology, immunology, and various aspects of modern molecular genetics through experimental and lab-based research.

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Integrative Neuroscience

This rigorous MS program is designed for completion in two full-time consecutive semesters.  The curriculum includes an extensive integrated overview of neuroscience, statistics, experimental design, and technical approaches.

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Pharmacology

This rigorous core program is for students looking to enhance their training in the fundamentals of pharmacology, physiology, and biochemistry through coursework and cutting edge, lab based research.

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Physiology

This one-year program is designed to prepare students for careers in medicine, dentistry and allied health professions, as well as careers in research, and education and administration involving biomedical sciences.

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Special Master's Program

A highly-competitive post bac prep program for college graduates who wish to strengthen their credentials for application to U.S. medical schools.

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Systems Medicine

This program will introduce students to advances in the “-omics”, to the emerging tools in the field and how to integrate their use in clinical practice, and to the legal, social, and ethical implications of research and clinical practice in the era of systems medicine.

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Tumor Biology

The program that provides students with an interdisciplinary concentration in the study of tumor biology as well as laboratory experience. 

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