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Guaranteed Admissions Agreements

Transfer Your Credits and Achieve Your Goals

Discover a clear pathway to a successful career in health sciences with guaranteed admission to the George Washington University (GW) from select DMV colleges.

Discover a clear pathway to a successful career in health sciences with guaranteed admission to the George Washington University (GW) from select DMV colleges.

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The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has established guaranteed admission agreements with local community colleges to provide students who have an associate degree the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) or Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Master of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS/MSHS) dual-degree through an established GW health sciences program. You can get credit for previous academic experience and apply up to 60 credits toward your next degree.*

For more details, please complete the form below or call an admissions advisor at (844) 386-7323.

*Students must complete at least 60 credits at GW to finish their degree regardless of the total number of credits transferred.

Current Community College Partners

  • Community College of Baltimore County
  • College of Southern Maryland
  • Frederick Community College
  • Howard Community College
  • Lord Fairfax Community College
  • Montgomery College
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Prince George’s Community College
  • Virginia’s Community Colleges

Available GW Programs

GW health science programs offer students relevant expertise from award-winning faculty in a flexible online or blended format. 

Request more information

Whether you’re curious about a specific program or the day-to-day requirements of learning online, we’re here to answer your questions. Fill out the form and we’ll be in touch.


Transfer Outside Health Sciences Programs: No internal transfers are permitted from a health sciences program to another GW school or college. To transfer outside of the health sciences, a student must follow the full admission processes for the other GW program.

Complete the form above or call (844) 386-7323 to speak with an online admissions advisor about your eligibility.

Top-Ranked Education

  • Fully accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Ranked #70 Best National University in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report
  • Ranked #86 Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges ranking
  • Ranked #20 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report

Frequently Asked Questions

As you explore an online program at the George Washington University, our dedicated staff is here to support you. If you have a question we don’t cover here, request more information or call 844-386-7323.

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No, you do not need to attend class at a specific time. Our online courses are designed to be asynchronous, giving you flexibility.

Assignments will have specified due dates that must be met. Students are expected to attend weekly class sessions and participate in weekly class collaborations.

Online classes are designed to take the same amount of time as on-campus classes. They are taught by GW faculty members and have comparable assignments to campus programs that can be completed off-site. Each three-credit hour course is expected to take between 18-20 hours for coursework per week. As an off-campus student, you also save time that on-campus students spend commuting.

GW operates on 15-week semesters, with courses starting three times throughout the year in August, January, and May.

Yes, an academic advisor will work with you throughout the admissions process, scheduling classes, and the course of your studies. GW also offers our online students 24/7 technical support.

Students in GW’s master’s, bachelor’s and post-bachelor’s programs may be eligible for financial aid. Students seeking graduate certificates are not eligible for federal financial aid.

You may also be able to benefit from loans, institutional scholarships, merit- or need-based grants, employer reimbursement programs, and more. Explore your options on our Tuition and Financial Aid page.