Master’s Degree

Receive hands-on experience in state-of-the-art -omics technology.

10-Month Program
32 Credits

Full-Time or Part-Time

Hands-on Experience in ‑Omics Technology

Applied AI Courses

Artificial intelligence – including machine learning, deep learning, and data analytics – has emerged as an important tool for systems medicine. Our new Applied AI in Systems Medicine courses prepare students to apply AI techniques to Big Data in personalized medicine, drug design, and more.

Jack Westin MCAT Prep

We are happy to announce a collaboration with Jack Westin, a leader in MCAT preparation, to provide additional resources to our premeds! Students in our incoming Fall 2024 class can take the Jack Westin Complete MCAT Course + Live Online Comprehensive Course to prepare for the MCAT and med school.

Class of 2023 students pose with alumni, faculty and staff at orientation, Fall 2022
Class of 2023

The Master’s in Systems Medicine at Georgetown University is the first in the nation to train students in the new era of Big Data and -omics. Students have hands-on experiences in state-of-the-art -omics technology, including 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. Georgetown University is located in Washington, D.C., giving students easy access to the world’s best institutions and hospitals, including the NIH, HHMI, FDA, Inova Fairfax, and MedStar Health. 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.


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Degree Plan

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Degree Plan

Degree Requirements

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What Will I Learn?

In the midst of “Big Data” era of biology, a new type of physician and a biomedical scientist with a grasp of modern computational sciences, “-omic” technologies are needed.

Our Systems Medicine curriculum is shaped by consultations with experts around the world. Students gain a range skill sets that make them highly competitive on the job market, encompassing Big Data, biochemistry, biomedical informatics, clinical bioinformatics, clinical gross anatomy, drug design, genomics, machine learning, and microbiomics.

Our Program Benefits

  • Small class sizes
  • One-on-one advice and mentorship from the program director at any time
  • Graduate with a wide variety of cutting-edge skill sets
  • Access to world-renowned faculty and speakers
  • Practical experience with great employers leading to strong career placement
  • One-on-one advising for medical school
  • Develop entrepreneurial know-how

Career Advancement

Our students benefit from the services of the Biomedical Graduate Education career office, including one-on-one advising, skills workshops, leadership programs and more to help them take the next step in their professions.