Master’s Programs

BGE offers in-person and online biomedical master’s degree programs across many disciplines, structured with rigor and flexibility in mind to meet the needs of working professionals. Applicants should review the many scholarships and funding opportunities from Georgetown and beyond that can support them during their studies.

In most programs, students attending full time typically complete their degree requirements in one year. In their time with us, students benefit from faculty mentorship, career services, and community resources, before graduating into a worldwide community of successful BGE alumni.

All Programs

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Bioinformatics M.S.

In-Person Program

This 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.

Biostatistics M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Biotechnology M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Clinical & Translational Research M.S.

Online Program

This program offers coursework in essential skills of research methods, preparing graduates for careers as clinical faculty in medical centers, investigators in pharmaceutical or medical device industries, employees of clinical research organizations or federal agencies, or to support oversight roles within academic organizations or directorship of accredited specialty/subspecialty training programs.

Health Informatics & Data Science M.S.

In-Person Program

This program is designed to help students develop core competencies in data science, health-related data, predictive analytics, machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies. Through the program, students will be prepared to successfully take on a wide range of opportunities in health care organizations and related industries including health technology developers, device manufacturers, pharma/biotech, academic medical centers and management consulting firms. We help our students build critical skills for this growing sector to lead the evolution of health care.

Integrative Medicine & Health Sciences M.S.

In-Person Program

This program trains students to objectively assess the safe practice and efficacy of various complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) modalities and introduce scientific rigor into understanding the mechanistic basis for CIM therapies such as acupuncture, massage, herbs and supplements, and mind-body interactions.

Integrative Neuroscience M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Microbiology & Immunology M.S.

In-Person Program

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.

Pharmacology M.S.

In-Person Program

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.

Physiology & Biophysics M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Physiology & Biophysics, Special Master’s Program M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Systems Medicine M.S.

In-Person Program

This program introduces 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.

Tumor Biology M.S.

In-Person Program

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

Master’s Program Clusters

From future physicians to researchers to visionaries of industry and policy, our master’s programs serve leaders in the health professions. Explore our program clusters to find programs that meet your interests and career goals.

Interdisciplinary Science

World-class training in cutting-edge science. Join our expert faculty in the nation’s capital for the next step in your education. Our programs give you in-depth knowledge, hands-on experience, and the connections to put it all to use.

Programs: Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyIntegrative NeuroscienceMicrobiology & Immunology, PharmacologyTumor Biology

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Data Science

Bring the future of medicine into focus. From a patient’s medical history to population-level trends, data sets have the potential to revolutionize medical care. Our programs teach you the latest techniques and plug you into industry or academic research so you can start making an impact.

Programs: BioinformaticsBiostatisticsHealth Informatics & Data Science

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One year makes a world of difference. Our one-year pre-health programs bolster your academic credentials and prepare you for success in your chosen profession. You’ll gain a deep understanding of must-know medical concepts, and the skills and confidence to stand out as a medical applicant, student and professional.

Programs: Integrative Medicine & Health SciencesPhysiology & BiophysicsSpecial Master’s Program in Physiology & Biophysics, Systems Medicine

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Turn science into societal impact. Advance in your career, solve problems and make change on a global scale with the expertise you’ll gain through our industry-focused programs. You will learn technical, clinical research, business and policy skills and make connections in your field to set you up for success.

Programs: Biohazardous Threat Agents & Infectious DiseasesBiotechnology, Clinical & Translational Research (Online)

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Accelerated Programs (for GU HSCI Students)

Georgetown University B.S. in Human Science students may be eligible to enroll in accelerated versions of many of our master’s programs, allowing them to earn a Master of Science in one semester after their Bachelor of Science.

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Find the BGE academic program that best matches your interests and goals.