Applicants to the online program must be in the last semester of undergraduate study or hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants are asked to provide a written personal statement of goals related to patient safety, quality, and leadership including their interest in a particular area of study in this arena. Responses should be no more than 700 words in length.

Learners can be admitted for full-time or part-time studies. The program admissions committee makes all admission recommendations on a case-by-case basis.

The program application deadlines are May 15th for Fall admits and November 1st for Spring admits.

Application Checklist

  • Online Application Form 
  • Original undergraduate transcripts (all prior institutions)

    Applicants for admission must provide hard copy official transcripts of ALL work beyond secondary school -- undergraduate coursework, graduate coursework, study abroad courses, community college courses, and non-degree courses.

    Official transcripts should be mailed to:
    Georgetown University
    Office of Biomedical Graduate Education
    SE 108 Medical-Dental Building
    3900 Reservoir Road, NW
    Washington, D.C. 20057-1411

  • Two letters of recommendation
    Two letters of recommendation from a faculty member or employer who can address the applicant's interest in healthcare quality and patient safety and the applicant's ability to do graduate-level work.
  • Statement of purpose
    Applicants are asked to provide a written personal statement of goals related to patient safety, quality, and leadership including their interest in a particular area of study in this arena. Responses should be no more than 700 words in length.

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For additional information, please see our How to Apply and Admissions FAQ page. 

Tuition and Scholarship Opportunities

To view costs associated with this program, please see our Tuition and Fees page. 

Important Information for Online Program

Georgetown University’s authorization to admit online students in many states is pursuant to its membership in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). A list of current SARA member states is available here.

Georgetown University does not currently accept applications or enrollment requests for online programs from non-U.S. citizens who are residents of the following countries: Canada (Exception: Online format is available for Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec), Germany, Kenya, Spain, Taiwan, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and Ukraine.

*THIS PROGRAM IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF STUDENT IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS.

This online program/course will use the following platforms: [Blackboard, YouTube, Google Drive, etc]. Students should confirm that they have a reliable internet connection and the ability to access each of these platforms before applying/registering. While every effort is made to ensure course content and materials can be accessed by all students, it is not guaranteed. A variety of circumstances may affect the ability to access course content and materials, including internet access issues, firewalls, and hardware limitations. Students who are unable to access course content and materials will not be able to complete the program/course, and will receive a refund consistent with Georgetown’s refund policy.

Georgetown University offers immigration support for international students who plan to attend the U.S.-based residencies in F-1 student status. F-1 status will be valid for the length of the 4-day residency only.