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. We offer 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.


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On-Campus Programs




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

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

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

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Online Programs




Our fully-online Master of Public Health program is one of the first of its kind and was named the #1 online MPH program in the US by Fortune Magazine.



Our Executive Master of Health Administration allows professionals working in health care and health services to earn their degree online and gain the skills and knowledge needed to assume a leadership role in their organization.




Courses Offered


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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.



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