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The Health Physics Master of Science Program requires an online application to be submitted to the Biomedical Graduate Education through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal.

Application Requirements

The Admissions Committee for the Health Physics Master of Science is only reviewing applications where all admission materials are received, including three letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all previous universities attended, whether or not a degree was conferred.

Applicants to the Master’s program will be selected on a competitive basis by a faculty committee which evaluates the application, letters of recommendation, and full academic record. If there are extenuating circumstances regarding any weaknesses in the academic record, they should be explained is the essay part of the application. 

Active duty U.S. military and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The program will make every effort to accommodate the needs of American military personnel.

Application Checklist

Application Deadlines

  • Application is due May 15th for Fall Admission
  • Application is due November 1st for Spring Admission

Please contact the program director if you wish to submit an application after the deadline. Late applications are reviewed on a space available basis.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees information can be found on the Biomedical Graduate Education website.

Tuition & Fees

Financial Assistance

Merit-based tuition scholarships and financial aid are available for biomedical students.

Financial Assistance

Admissions FAQ

Go to the Admissions FAQ page for additional admission and application information.

Admissions FAQ

Additional Information

The Health Physics Program requires:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in one of the natural sciences (i.e. Physics, Biology, Chemistry) or Engineering.
  • Physics courses (at least two undergraduate-level semesters, or the equivalent).

Unofficial transcripts are required from every institution you have earned credits and grades, including both degree and non-degree coursework. Applicants who receive an offer of admission will be required at that time to submit official transcripts for verification prior to enrolling. Please do not send electronic or paper copies of your official transcripts before receiving an offer of admission. For additional details review Admissions FAQ.

Georgetown University Code is 5244. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 80 (Internet-based test) and 550 (paper test). The minimum IELTS score for admission is 7.0.

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the English language sufficient to meet the admission requirement of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Proficiency can be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction (please note that applicants receiving degrees at universities in U.S. territories, such as Puerto Rico, are required to submit the TOEFL or IELTS unless the primary language of instruction at the institution is English).