Prospective Students

Admissions Requirements

Applicants should have a background in basic science: admission requirements include one semester of undergraduate Biology (not Botany) and one semester of calculus or statistics.

M.S. students will apply directly to one of the two following concentrations with additional requirements, described below.

Modeling Concentration: Students applying to the modeling track will be required to have at least two semesters of math or advanced statistics, as well as some experience in computer programming.

Policy Concentration: Students in the policy track will need introductory economics and political science. 

Strong applicants missing a pre-requisite may be admitted with the requirement to take the pre-requisite course at Georgetown in the first semester of the program.

Graduate Record Examinations

All Global Infectious Disease Master of Science applicants should submit general GRE scores. MCAT or LSAT scores can be substituted for GREs.

PhD Global Infectious Disease applicants may submit GRE or other graduate level standardized test scores if they wish as a way to differentiate their application, but GRE scores are not required as part of the PhD application.

Application Deadline

December 1, 2020

Ph.D. Application Deadline

January 1, 2021

M.S. Application Priority Deadline

April 1, 2021

M.S. Application Final Deadline

How to Apply

Learn more about our admissions process and application requirements.

How to Apply

Admissions Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

Financing Your Education

Find out more regarding scholarships and financial aid.

Financing Your Education

Open Houses & Webinars

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