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Online MSHS in Biomedical Laboratory Science Admission Requirements

Key Dates

Summer 2023 Fall 2023*Spring 2024
Application Deadline3/31/237/21/23December 2023
Start Date5/1/238/24/23January 2024

*Applicants must apply in the summer to start this program in the fall semester.

Admissions Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

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Degree and Minimum GPAA baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and a 3.0 GPA on a 4 point scale
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from all previous institutions
Official GMAT/GRE ScoreNot required
Additional RequirementsNational certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Medical Technologist (MT), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Blood Banking Technologist/ Specialist, or Microbiology Technologist/Specialist.

Other requirements include a statement of purpose, resume/CV, two letters of recommendation, and an $80 application fee. The application fee is waived for active-duty U.S. military, current GW students, degree-holding GW alumni, and current McNair Program Scholars.

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Note, 45 transferrable credits required to apply for BSHS and BSHS/MSHS dual degree programs

International Students

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens are also required to submit official test scores for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 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: TOEFL: 250 computer-based or 100 Internet-based GW’s school code for the TOEFL is 5246. PTE: overall score of 86 IELTS: overall band score of 7.0, with no individual band score below 6.0.

International applicants may be considered for admission without submitting the above scores if: You are a citizen of a country where English is the official language, you hold a bachelor’s degree from a country where English is the official language and language of instruction, or you hold a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency.

Transfer Credits

Up to nine credit hours can be transferred into this program.

When to Apply

Apply now to earn your MSHS in Biomedical Laboratory Science degree from GW. Our flexible, fully online program will give you the experience you need, regardless of your schedule. Call (844) 386-7323 to learn more.