Biomedical Graduate Education requires applicants from all programs to submit an online application. Program's application requirements may vary. Check the specific program requirements in addition to the general application requirements.

General Application Requirements

 APPLICATION DEADLINES

Fall Admission
For Master's Programs
May 15th
Spring Admission
For Master's Programs
November 1st
Summer Admission
For All PhD Programs
December 1st

Please contact the program director of the biomedical graduate program if you wish to submit an application after the deadline. Late applications are reviewed on a space-available basis.

GENERAL APPLICATION CHECKLIST

  Online Application
  4-year Bachelor's degree*
  Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  Non-refundable Application Fee
  Academic Statement of Purpose
  Unofficial Transcripts
  3 Letters of Recommendation
  GRE/MCAT Score (if applicable)
Georgetown Univ. Code: 5244
  TOEFL/IELTS Score (if applicable)
Georgetown Univ. Code: 5244
IELTS is paper-based only

Application requirements may vary by program. Check below for specific application requirements.

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Specific Program Application Requirements

Application requirements vary by program - particularly the number of letters of recommendation required and graduate exams accepted. Some programs may also require supplemental forms. Contact the program directly about the application process specific to the program.

Master's Programs Requirements

Program Helpful Links
BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, REGULAR TRACK MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
Program Contact
 
BIOHAZARDOUS THREAT AGENTS & EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
WES required for international transcripts
Program Contact
 
BIOINFORMATICS MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
Program Contact
 
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES POLICY & ADVOCACY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
InitialView strongly recommended for international applicants
Program Contact
 
BIOSTATISTICS MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
Program Contact
 
BIOTECHNOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
WES required for international transcripts
InitialView strongly recommended for international applicants
Program Contact
 
CATHOLIC CLINICAL ETHICS MA Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Supplemental Material: Writing Sample
WES strongly recommended for international transcripts
Program Contact
 
CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH MS Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
 
CLINICAL QUALITY, SAFETY, & LEADERSHIP Executive Master's Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Program Contact
 
HEALTH INFORMATICS & DATA SCIENCE MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Supplemental Material: Documentation of Programming Experience
InitialView strongly recommended for international applicants
Program Contact
HEALTH PHYSICS MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
Program Contact
 
INTEGRATIVE NEUROSCIENCE MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT optional but strongly recommended & TOEFL Required
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
WES required for international transcripts
InitialView strongly recommended for international applicants
Program Contact
 
MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
WES required for international transcripts
InitialView strongly recommended for international applicants
Program Contact
 
PHARMACOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT optional but strongly recommended & TOEFL Minimum Requirement: 90
WES required for international transcripts
InitialView strongly recommended for international applicants
Program Contact
 
PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS, COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE  MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Supplemental Material: AMCAS Application optional
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
Program Contact
 
PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS, REGULAR PROGRAM MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 2
WES required for international transcripts
G2 ABS Students: Click here for specific admission cycle information
Program Contact
 
PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS, SPECIAL MASTER'S PROGRAM MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
Supplemental Material: AMCAS Application OR Supplemental Data
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
Program Contact
 
SYSTEMS MEDICINE MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Program Contact
 
TUMOR BIOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
WES required for international transcripts
Program Contact
 

PhD Programs Requirements

Program Helpful Links
BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer & Fall (Applications for both terms are due on December 1st)
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT optional but recommended
Program Contact
BIOSTATISTICS PhD
Admission Cycle: Fall (Applications are due on December 1st)
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE required
Prerequisites: See Program Website for Details
WES strongly recommended for international transcripts
Program Contact
CELL BIOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer & Fall (Applications for both terms are due on December 1st)
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT optional but recommended
Program Contact
MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
Supplemental Material: Resume/CV (including publications, if applicable)
WES strongly recommended for international transcripts
Program Contact
NEUROSCIENCE PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: N/A
Supplemental Material: Neuroscience PhD Supplemental Essay Description
Program Contact
PHARMACOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: N/A
Supplemental Material: Pharmacology PhD Supplemental Essay Description
WES required for international transcripts
Program Contact
TUMOR BIOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended (See Tumor Biology program website for more information.)
WES required for international transcripts
Program Contact

Certificate Programs Requirements

Program Helpful Links
ADVANCED BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Cert
In the GeorgeSquared (G2) Program
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
GMU Application Process
BIOHAZARDOUS THREAT AGENTS & EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Admissions Portal Closed for 2020 Cycle Only
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
BIOSTATISTICS Cert
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
BIOTECHNOLOGY BIOBUSINESS Cert
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
WES required for international transcripts
Program Contact
CATHOLIC CLINICAL ETHICS Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
WES strongly recommended for international transcripts
Program Contact
CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
EPIDEMIOLOGY Cert
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
HEALTHCARE SAFETY & LEADERSHIP Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Program Contact
PATIENT SAFETY & QUALITY Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Program Contact