August 6, 2021
August 30, 2021
To apply for the Doctorate of Health Sciences (DHSc) Leadership in Clinical Practice and Education program, you’ll need:
|3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale|
|A master’s degree: All admitted students are required to have a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university prior to matriculation into the program.|
|Applicants must have an entry-level professional or clinical degree (MD, PA, DPT, OTD, MSN, DNP) in biomedical science or a health related field.|
|Resume/CV: Applicants must provide evidence of at least one year of clinical or health-related practice or health administration/leadership.|
|Personal statement: Please include a 250–500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at the George Washington University, 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.|
|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.|
|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).|
|The admissions committee will give preference to students with competitive academic credentials and substantial prior clinical or academic experience related to the track the applicant wishes to pursue. Previous coursework in epidemiology or statistics is also recommended and will be considered in the selection process.|
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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.