Biomedical Graduate Education requires applicants from all programs to submit an online application. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, are required to be submitted through the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant's previous academic institution(s) and testing agency.

Program's application requirements may vary. Check the specific program requirements in addition to the general application requirements.

Mail Official Transcripts To  
Georgetown University
Biomedical Graduate Education
Office of Admission
SE 108 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road NW,
Washington, D.C. 20057-1411

General Application Requirements

Because of the high scientific study and rigorous academic environment of our biomedical programs, applicants are expected to attain at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA and will graduate or have graduated with an average of B or better during their undergraduate study. This record should be supported by strong GRE scores, if applicable, and recommendations that indicate that the applicant is capable of performing successfully at the graduate level.

 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
  Statement of Purpose
  Official Transcripts
  3 Letters of Recommendation
  GRE/MCAT Score (if applicable)
Georgetown Univ. Code for BGE: 5244
  TOEL/IELTS Score (if applicable)
Georgetown Univ. Code for BGE: B191

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
Program at a Glance
BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, BIOINFORMATICS MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
BIOHAZARDOUS THREAT AGENTS & EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE optional, but strongly recommended
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in biology
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES POLICY & ADVOCACY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
International Applicants: An interview with InitialView strongly recommended
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
BIOSTATISTICS MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in statistics, multivariable calculus, and linear algebra
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
BIOTECHNOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE optional but strongly recommended
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts & An interview with InitialView strongly recommended
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
CATHOLIC CLINICAL ETHICS MA Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Supplemental Material: Writing Sample
International Applicants: WES strongly recommended for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH MS Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
CLINICAL QUALITY, SAFETY, & LEADERSHIP Executive Master's Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
HEALTH PHYSICS MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in calculus and physics
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
INTEGRATIVE NEUROSCIENCE MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT optional but strongly recommended & TOEFL Required
Supplemental Material: Supplemental Application Form
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology (with a biology emphasis) or Biochemistry
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts & An interview with InitialView strongly recommended
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts & An interview with InitialView strongly recommended
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
PHARMACOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT optional but strongly recommended & TOEFL Minimum Requirement: 90
Supplemental Material: Supplemental Application Form
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts & an interview with InitialView strongly recommended
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS, COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE  MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
Supplemental Material: AMCAS Application optional
Prerequisites: One year of biology and chemistry and physics or equivalent courses of all three subjects
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS, REGULAR PROGRAM MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 2
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts
G2 ABS Students: Click here for specific admission cycle information
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
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 Supplication Data
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in physics, biology, and chemistry
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
SYSTEMS MEDICINE MS
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
TUMOR BIOLOGY MS
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
International Applicants: WES required for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance

PhD Programs Requirements

Program Helpful Links
BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT Required
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in advanced mathematics and life sciences
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
BIOSTATISTICS PhD
Admission Cycle: Fall (Applications are due on December 1st.)
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE required
Prerequisites: A Master degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or Mathematics, is strongly preferred.
International Applicants: WES strongly recommended for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
CELL BIOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE or MCAT required
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in advanced mathematics and life sciences
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE required
Supplemental Material: Resume/CV (including publications, if applicable)
International Applicants: WES strongly recommended for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
NEUROSCIENCE PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE required
Supplemental Material: Neuroscience PhD Supplemental Essay Description
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
PHARMACOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: N/A
Supplemental Material: Pharmacology PhD Supplemental Essay Description
International Applicants: WES strongly recommended for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance
TUMOR BIOLOGY PhD
Admission Cycle: Summer
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Entrance Exams: GRE required
International Applicants: WES strongly recommended for transcripts
Program Contact
Program at a Glance

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: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
BIOSTATISTICS Cert
Admission Cycle: Fall
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Program Contact
CATHOLIC CLINICAL ETHICS Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 3
International Applicants: WES strongly recommended for transcripts
Program Contact
CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Cert Online
Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
Letters of Recommendation: 2
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