Applicants should review closely the complete application information that is available on the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Web site by visiting the How to Apply page.

Application Deadline

The Master of Science in Global Health Fall 2017 entry application cycle is open!

Our final application deadline is April 30, 2017.

Information Session Webinars

We encourage you to participate in an Information Session Webinar to learn more about our program. Please register below:

  • Thursday, February 9th at 3:00PM EST - Register here.
  • Tuesday, February 28th at 6:00PM EST - Register here.
  • Wednesday, March 22nd at 12:00PM EST - Register here.
  • Wednesday, April 12th at 6:00PM EST - Register here

If you are unable to attend, you can watch a previously recorded webinar here.

 If you have any questions about the program, please contact us at  

Admission requirements include:

Baccalaureate degree

Online application form, including the following electronically submitted components: 

A résumé or CV
A statement of purpose (not to exceed 500 words)
Three letters of recommendation, academic or professional

Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended must be mailed or emailed directly to the following address:

Georgetown University
Office of Graduate Admissions
3520 Prospect St, NW
Box 571004, CB-207
Washington, DC 20057-1004


Video Interview

A Kira video interview submission is required. You may post this interview online at anytime prior to the application deadline. Please go to Once you create an account and search for the program, you will find additional guidelines.


Additional application requirements for graduates of foreign institutions of higher education are:

All transcripts from institutions outside of the U.S. must be translated into U.S. equivalencies through a course-by-course transcript evaluation by World Education Services (WES). An official course-by-course evaluation from WES must be submitted by the application deadline.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  or  the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam is required of all applicants who do not have an undergraduate or graduate degree from a college or university where English is the primary language of instruction. No other exam or certificate may be substituted for the TOEFL or IELTS.  Applicants must take the test no later than December to ensure that results will reach the Graduate School by the application deadline. Exams taken after the application deadline are not eligible for Fall admissions consideration for that year.  Both the TOEFL and the IELTS exams are given regularly throughout the world.

The minimum TOEFL score for admissions consideration is 600 (paper test) or 100 (iBT test). For additional information about the TOEFL write or visit:  

P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151 U.S.A.

The minimum IELTS score for admissions consideration is 7.0.  For additional information about the IELTS write or visit:

British Council - IELTS Enquiries

Bridgewater House
58 Whitworth Street
Manchester  M1 6BB
United Kingdom                             

Several years' experience living, studying, and working abroad is strongly recommended.