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Congrats to the Class of 2018!


On Thursday, May 17, we will graduate nearly 500 students at the school's annual celebration at the GW Smith Center. The students represent our on-campus and online programs. This year's GWSPH commencement speaker is Anne Schuchat, M.D., principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Rear Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service.

Commencement 2018

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

GW Bulletin: View All Courses

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.