MS Degree


Georgetown University’s unique master's in Systems Medicine is the first in the Nation to train students in a new era of BIG DATA and –Omics.

Georgetown University is conveniently located in Washington, DC with easy access to the world’s best institutions like the NIH, HHMI, FDA and several hospitals like the Inova Fairfax, and Medstar hospital networks. Our MS program in Systems Medicine has a 30-credit degree requirement and can be completed in two semesters or three semesters. Admission is available for the fall and spring semesters. The courses are designed so students will have ample hands-on experiences in all aspects of omics technology like Next Generation sequence analysis, microarray sequence analysis and mining clinical resources.

One of the highlights of our program is the capstone project/practicum/ internship, which allows students to gain desired hands-on work experience. Students will have internship opportunities in renowned institutions and each student will be matched with a mentor based on their career goals and interests.  A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available.


The Systems Medicine Program requires requires an online application to be completed to the Biomedical Graduate Education through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, are required to be submitted through the online application system. Only official transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant's previous academic institution(s) and testing agency.

Applicants are required to upload to the application system unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Please do not send electronic or paper copies of your official transcripts before receiving an offer of admission. For additional details review Admissions FAQ.

For additional information about the application process, go to Biomedical Graduate Education's How to Apply Page.