Master’s Degree

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

10 Month Program

30 Credits
Full-Time or Part-Time

Hands-on experience in omics technology

The Master’s in System 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.

Georgetown University is located in Washington, DC, giving students easy access to the world’s best institutions and hospitals, including the NIH, HHMI, FDA, Inova Fairfax, and Medstar.

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

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.

Degree Requirements

Core & elective course descriptions as well as sample schedule for full-time students can be found here.


Course Schedule

Example full-time Master’s course schedule is available.

Course Schedule

Application Process

Apply now or learn more about the required application documents, application deadlines, tuition, available financial assistance, and answers to admissions FAQs.

Why a degree in System Medicine?

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.