GW Academic Programs
The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GWSPH) is dedicated to educating the next generation of public health leaders, policymakers, practitioners, scientists, advocates and managers.
Whether you’re just beginning college or seeking an advanced degree, the No. 11–ranked public health school1 offers students six different types of academic programs to support your educational and professional goals.
For students beginning their Bachelor of Science, GW offers three public health undergraduate programs and four minor fields of study to explore.
Continue your education with one of our varied master’s programs. GWSPH offers over 20 stand-alone programs and several combined degree programs. Select graduate courses are also available for non-degree students through our annual Summer Institute.
To ensure students and public health professionals have academic flexibility and program options, GW offers four online programs: two master’s programs, one certificate program and one short course.
For researchers and public health professionals seeking a PhD or DrPH, GW’s Milken Institute School of Public Health offers seven doctoral programs and one leadership DrPH.
For students seeking knowledge in a specialized public health skill or trade, GW offers four certificates.
GWSPH offers graduate students the opportunity to engage in key public health topics and gain relevant skills in this five-day summer course.
GW offers five programs for students interested in customizing their degree by combining two areas of study in a joint program or a dual degree.
GW offers one short course for professionals looking to level up their skills in health care management.