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With a hands-on, interdisciplinary curriculum, the MS in Systems Medicine program is training the next generation of biomedical scientists, physicians and health care workers. Graduates work and study at renowned institutions such as Cornell, Harvard, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Johns Hopkins, and the CDC, NIH and FDA.
What Is Systems Medicine?

Master's Degree

Receive hands-on experiences in state-of-the-art-omics technology. Click to find the degree requirements.

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MD/MS Dual Degree

Bridge research and clinical care through the interdisciplinary field of System Medicine. Click to find the degree requirements.

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How to Apply

Learn about the application process and requirements.

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Fall 2022 Applications

Deadline: July 1

Apply to join the M.S. in Systems Medicine at Georgetown, or connect with us to learn more about the program. We host virtual information sessions and one-on-one meetings for prospective students.

Systems medicine is an emerging interdisciplinary biomedical field that bridges research and personalizes clinical care.

In medicine, complex computational tools are becoming essential in deriving personalized assessments of disease risk and management, including individualized diagnoses, prognoses and treatment options. This change, involving the analysis of enormous quantities of data, will require a new type of physician and biomedical scientist: one with a grasp of modern computational sciences, “-omic” technologies, and a systems approach to medicine.

Systems Medicine News

Farzad Sarkari

‘Future Stars’: First-Generation Student Success

May 25th, 2022

First-generation students — the first in their family to graduate from college — overcome many challenges in their academic journeys. Systems Medicine graduate Farzad Sarkari demonstrates the tenacity that drives these students to success.

System Medicine Professors

The Gut Microbiome and COVID-19

November 12th, 2020

Sona Vasudevan, PhD, is a professor of biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology, and co-directs the course that explores the abundance and diversity of gut, vaginal, and skin microbiomes.

Jamari McCoy

Jamari McCoy, 2020 Hoyas for Science Scholarship Recipient

November 10th, 2020

“Every human on this earth is different. So, treating them as your ‘average’ patient wouldn’t be giving them the best care that they deserve. This program will help me to take into consideration a person’s genetic and social background to give them the best care.”