Admissions (PH.D., M.S. & CERTIFICATE)

As a graduate program within the Georgetown University Graduate School, the Master’s Program of Biostatistics, Ph.D. Program of Biostatistics, and the Certificate in Biostatistics or Epidemiology, within the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics are subject to all pertinent University rules and regulations. 

Applicants for admission must meet certain eligibility requirements set by the Graduate School and the Graduate Program.  Applicants are admitted by the Dean of the Graduate School.  Admitted applicants who confirm their intended enrollment will be eligible to participate in graduate student orientation and registration activities. 


  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics
    Admission Cycle: Fall
    Deadline: December 1st
  • Master's in Biostatistics
    Admission Cycle: Fall
    Deadline: May 15th
  • Certificate in Biostatistics
    Admission Cycle: Fall
    Deadline: May 15th
  • Certificate in Epidemiology
    Admission Cycle: Fall & Spring
    Fall Deadline: May 15th
    Spring Deadline: November 1st

How to Apply

The Biostatistics Certificate Program requires an online application to be completed to the Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, are required to be submitted through the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant's previous academic institution(s) and testing agency. Transcripts should be submitted to the Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions Office.


Applicants are required to upload to the application system unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Please do not send electronic or paper copies of your official transcripts before receiving an offer of admission. For additional details review Admissions FAQ.

Application Requirements & Eligibility


Please contact, if you wish to submit an application after the deadline.  Late applications may be reviewed on a space available basis.

If you have any questions regarding the Georgetown University application, please email the Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) office at or visit the Biomedical Graduate Education website.

For more information about admissions, tuition, scholarships and financial assistance:
 BGE: How to Apply & General Application Requirements
 BGE: Tuititon & Fees 
 BGE: Scholarships & Financial Aid Support
 Graduate School of Arts and Science: Application Requirements

For admission inquiries, please email

Frequently Asked Questions