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The Master of Science in Health Informatics and Data Science requires an online application to be submitted to the Biomedical Graduate Education (new window) through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted through the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant’s previous academic institution(s) and testing agency. Transcripts can be mailed before submitting your application.
Mailing Address for Official Transcripts
Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions Office
SE 108 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Rd. NW Washington D.C. 20057-1411
Applicants must be in the last semester of undergraduate study or hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Medicine or related fields from an accredited college or university. The Admissions Committee makes all admission recommendations on a case-by-case basis. Every applicant that meets the criteria will be interviewed by the HIDS Admissions Committee as part of the application process.
Preference will be given to students with technical degrees or with some coursework/work experience in computer programming. Students with excellent credentials possessing a non-technical degree will be required to provide proof to meet programming requirements. For example, certificates from Massive Open Online Courses (e.g. edX), a GitHub page displaying code that they have created will be acceptable to demonstrate competency.
4-year Bachelor’s degree*
Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
2 Letters of Recommendation
Academic Statement of Purpose
Resume or CV
Non-refundable application fee
Documentation of programming experience
TOEFL/IELTS Score (if applicable)
Georgetown Univ. Code for BGE: B191
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Application is extended to July 1st for Fall Admission
Please contact the program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org (new window) if you wish to submit an application after the deadline. Late applications are reviewed on a space available basis.
*We highly encourage students with international credentials to have their transcripts evaluated by WES (new window).
Tuition & Fees
Tuition and fees information can be found on the Biomedical Graduate Education website.
Merit-based tuition scholarships and financial aid are available for biomedical students.
Go to the Admissions FAQ page for additional admission and application information.