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Seven departments, over 30 programs

Find the Perfect Fit


Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is committed to supporting our students who are the next generation of thought leaders in this field. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, our students have unprecedented access to the top national and global health organizations and a front-row seat to the public health leaders, thinkers and innovators who frequently convene in the school’s state-of-the-art LEED Platinum building. Milken Institute School of Public Health offers more than 30 residential programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels to help students pursue their interests and accomplish career goals. At Milken Institute School of Public Health our faculty, staff and students are building healthier and safer communities powered by public health

Explore Our Departments

On-Campus Programs

Undergraduate Programs

GW undergraduate students have the option to earn a major, minor or joint degree in public health.


Graduate Programs

Explore our master's and doctorate programs currently offered through one of our six academic departments.


Certificate Programs

These short-term flexible programs are tailored to meet the needs of professional public health practitioners.


Online Degree Programs

Course Offerings

What Will Your GWSPH Experience Look Like?

Dig deeper into our course offerings to craft a unique and enriching experience.

All Milken Institute School of Public Health students register for courses online using the GWeb Information System. New students are able to register once their Declaration of Intent and deposit have been returned. All students are encouraged to register as early as possible, as some courses fill quickly. Click below for information about the registration and course selection process.

Courses Offered

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Academic Forms

Your Academic Experience

Academic Advising

Each student is assigned an academic advisor, a faculty member from your department, who will help you develop a personalized plan for completing your program of study.

Academic Advising
Practice Experience

Our students gain practical skills and knowledge through a practicum project, the real-world application of your studies.. Our relationships with hundreds of companies and organizations around the country allows students tochoose a practicum in their area of interest.

Practice Experience

Before you can walk across the stage in your cap and gown there are several final steps to complete. This page outlines the procedures you should follow, and provides information for families and friends.