What will I learn?

Our graduate program prepares students to conduct epidemiological research, undertake evaluation studies and monitor population health status in academic, governmental, private sector and community health settings.

Opportunities exist for our students to collaborate with experts from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, National Center for Health Statistics, Food and Drug Administration and many other federal research agencies.

With courses scheduled in the late afternoons and early evenings, our programs allow students to attain valuable career experience while they earn their degrees.

The Ph.D. in epidemiology is a 72-credit degree that prepares students for a career in epidemiologic research in an academic, government, or industry setting.

Which department am I in?

Milken Institute School of Public Health

Study options

Full Time (72 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,770.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

George Washington University

1918 F Street, NW,

WASHINGTON,

District Of Columbia,

20052, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission, applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

For international students

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

English Language Requirements:

Minimum English language test scores are required for admission:

Academic IELTS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or
TOEFL: 600 on paper-based or 100 on Internet-based; or
PTE Academic: 68

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About this uni

With a history dating back to 1821, the university is internationally-recognized and ranked among the world’s top 200 universities.

  • Home to over 28,000 students from over 130 countries
  • 90% of graduates employed or further study within 6 months
  • Offers students 12,000 internship opportunities
  • An extensive global alumni network of 290,000