The George Washington University (GW) has been preparing students for careers in healthcare since its inception in 1825. Today, the School of Medicine and Health Sciences is the educational core of the internationally recognized GW Medical Center. The School’s Health Sciences Programs has forged its own leading reputation for excellence in healthcare education. Highly regarded and fully accredited certificate, bachelors and masters programs both online and on campus prepare graduates to begin or advance rewarding careers in their chosen healthcare disciplines.
The Health Sciences Programs offers courses in the following disciplines:
- Clinical Management and Leadership
- Clinical Research Administration
- End-of-Life Care
- Physician Assistant (On-campus only)
- Sonography (On-campus only)
- Master's in Nursing (in development)
- Clinical Laboratory Science
- Clinical Practice Management
- Emergency Health Services
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physical Therapy (On-campus only)
For detailed information on our programs, please visit the website at http://www.gwumc.edu/healthsci/hsp.htm.
For your convenience, all applications to the GW Health Sciences Programs can be completed and submitted online.
Courses in the Health Sciences Programs are taught by some of the most distinguished professors in the nation. At GW, we pride ourselves in providing some of the best on-campus and distance education learning experiences in the nation.
The GW Health Sciences Programs distance education options provide an opportunity for students to pursue a formal, academic degree or certificate from the convenience of their own homes or office sites. Courses are conducted in flexible, convenient and interactive formats, using a variety of media and technologies. These formats allows easy access to course materials, faculty, healthcare and research experts, as well as other student’s expertise, with an emphasis on online discussion with colleagues and faculty.
On-Campus programs are held in the state-of-the-art GW Hospital, located on GW’s campus in one of the most powerful cities in the world. The facilities house the Clinical Skills Center, which includes the country's premier Surgical Simulation and Demonstration Area. GW is subway accessible; the Foggy Bottom/GWU stop sits immediately outside the Hospital.
This is what some of our current students have to say -
"Great University for Medical or Health Science programs. One of the few universities that offered this masters degree online."
"The distance learning program at GWU offered the flexibility to attend classes while traveling for work."
"The distance learning program is what attracted me to the university. This allows me to have more personal time to balance work, school and my personal life."