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Congrats to the Class of 2020!


Please join us Thursday, May 14 at 5pm as we celebrate the accomplishments of the class of 2020 during Milken Institute School of Public Health’s virtual commencement ceremony. Students, family and friends, and all of GWSPH’s faculty, staff, and alumni are invited. The ceremony will be hosted via Facebook Live. You do not need a Facebook account to participate! This year's GWSPH commencement speaker is Padmanee Sharma, MD, PhD, Professor of Genitourinary Medical Oncology and Immunology in the Division of Cancer Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Commencement 2020

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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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.