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. 

Application Deadlines

  • 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.

Mailing Address for Official Transcripts

Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions Office
SE 108 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Rd. NW, Washington D.C. 20057-1411

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:

For admission inquiries, please email

Frequently Asked Questions