Master’s Degree

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

Fall 2023 Applications

Priority Deadline: May 15, 2023

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.

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, D.C., giving students easy access to the world’s best institutions and hospitals, including the NIH, HHMI, FDA, Inova Fairfax, and MedStar Health.

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

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.


Degree Plan

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

Degree Plan

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.

Application Process

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