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 deadline is May 15th for Fall admits.

The program application deadline is 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

The Executive Master's in Clinical Quality, Safety, and Leadership at Georgetown University is authorized to admit online students in many states in pursuant to its membership in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). A list of current SARA member states is available here. The program can also admit online students in California, Massachusetts, and Puerto Rico.

Georgetown University is able to offer the online format to residents of all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands for this program.

This program is not yet approved for immigration documentation.

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.