March 26, 2021
April 26, 2021
To apply for the BSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences, you’ll need:
|2.5 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale|
|Personal statement: Please include a 250–500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at the George Washington University (GW) and your academic objectives, career goals, and related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities relevant to your program of interest. Include any substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application form.|
|One letter of recommendation|
|Completed coursework: Completion of the following prerequisite coursework from a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or above: 3 credits of English composition, 8 credits of biology (lecture and lab), 4 credits of microbiology (lecture and lab), 8 credits of chemistry (lecture and lab), 3 credits of organic chemistry or biochemistry, 3 credits of college mathematics (algebra, statistics, or higher), 3 credits in humanities, 6 credits in social sciences. A minimum of 22 credits in elective coursework. Elective coursework should include courses in pathophysiology or anatomy and physiology, ethics or values, or global/cross-cultural perspectives.|
Applicants missing any above will be required to apply as HS non-degree students and complete pre-requisites with a C or better before applying and being admitted to the program.
|Application fee: A non-refundable application fee of $80 is required. The application fee is waived for active-duty U.S. military, current GW students, degree-holding GW alumni, current McNair Program Scholars, and graduates of minority-serving institutions (MSI).|
|Official transcripts from every college and university attended. All non-U.S. transcripts (including those in English) must be evaluated by an accredited foreign credential agency. Please find the list of member organizations here: https://www.naces.org/members|
|Prospective students must be a licensed MLT for the fully online track. However, prospective students do not need the MLT license for the blended track with the lab requirement. Please call (844) 386-7323 to speak with an adviser for additional details.|
|Students who live outside of the Washington, D.C. metro area are required to secure a satisfactory clinical site at the time of admission.|
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Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are also required to submit official test scores for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), Pearson’s Test of English (PTE) Academics, or the academic International English Language Test System (IELTS). The following are the minimum scores for admission consideration:
International applicants may be considered for admission without submitting the above scores if:
NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.