Graduate Admissions

As the only school of public health in Washington, DC, GW's Milken Institute School of Public Health  is training the next generation of national and global public health leaders. Whether you are a mid-career professional or finishing your bachelor’s degree, our graduate programs deliver the skills you need to advance in your career. Milken Institute School of Public Health offers master's and doctoral programs in a wide range of public health disciplines.

GWSPH Open House

The Milken Institute School of Public Health is hosting its annual GWSPH Open House on Thursday, September 24th from 5:30-7:30pm in the School of Public Health Building. Learn more about our programs from faculty, staff, students, and admissions representatives. RSVP Here!

Our degrees offer a variety of public health concentrations and public health certificates including:

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Executive Master of Health Administration

Master of Science (MS)

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Graduate Certificate programs


Milken Institute School of Public Health offers a network of colleagues and mentors who will support your academic and career progression. We invite full-time and part-time students to pursue volunteer or staff positions with over 370 partner organizations in public health. Additionally, understanding that people have full-time jobs, the public health school offers evening classes. 

Read more about our graduate programs or get started today on our streamlined, paperless application process.   

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