|Spring 2023||Fall 2023*|
|Application Deadline||12/9/2022||July 2023|
|Start Date||1/9/2023||August 2023|
*Applicants must apply in the summer to start this program in the fall semester.
To be accepted to this program, you must have:
|3.0 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 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.|
|Two letters of recommendation|
|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.|
|Completed coursework: It is recommended but not required that applicants have taken a computer science or computer programming course.|
|Previous work experience: Many of our students have a background in health care, including clinical work experience (physicians, nurses, social workers, etc). Our students also come from computer science, information systems, community and public health, and public policy.|
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Note, 45 transferrable credits required to apply for BSHS and BSHS/MSHS dual degree programs
|This program is not visa eligible. Permanent residents or those with a valid visa (e.g., work) may apply to perform their rotation in the US. International students may apply without a visa if they have an approved clinical site in their geographic region. |
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.