Applicants to the Aging & Health Program must be in the last semester of undergraduate study or hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students are admitted for full-time or part-time studies. The program admissions committee makes all admission recommendations on a case-by-case basis. The Dean of the Graduate School makes all final decisions. Details for applicants to the program are provided below.

Degree Offered


  • M.S.

Application Deadlines


Fall 2018

       January 15, 2018   (priority)

       May 15, 2018   

Application Requirements


Please be sure to review the Graduate School Admissions Application Procedures page and the Admissions Requirements Checklist.

PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS


Application Materials required:

  • Application Form
  • Non-refundable Application Fee
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official Transcripts (all prior institutions) 
  • Official Recommendations (2)
  • Resume / C.V.
  • GRE Score
  • TOEFL/IELTS  (please see below)

The MCAT test is not required, but applicants may submit test results as part of their application materials.

Official hard copy transcripts should be mailed to the following address:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Attn: Credentials - Aging & Health
Box 571004
3520 Prospect Street, NW, CB-207
Washington, DC 20057-1004

GRE - GRADUATE RECORD EXAM

Results of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required for all applicants. There is no required minimum score on the GRE. Georgetown University's reporting code is 5244. Test scores must be received by the application deadline date. Applicants should allow six to eight weeks from the test date for the reporting of scores to the institution. Applications will not be considered without GRE scores.  Information on registering to take the GRE can be found at:   http://www.gre.org/ttindex.html

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY:  TOEFL / IELTS

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). All other applicants must achieve at least a minimum score on either the TOEFL or IELTS test. Test scores must be received by the application deadline date. Applicants should allow six to eight weeks from the test date for the reporting of scores to the institution. Applications will not be considered without TOEFL/IELTS scores.

TOEFL: A minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (iBT test) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).  Georgetown University's reporting code is 5244. TOEFL information: http://www.ets.org/toefl/

IELTS: A minimum score of 7.0 from the International English Language Testing System. IELTS Information: http://www.ielts.org 

Degree Requirements


The Master of Science in Aging and Health program requires completion of 30 credits with at least a “B” average (3.0 GPA) in order to graduate. 

The structure for the program comprises a 3-semester, 30-credit program of 6 core courses (15 credits) and 4 electives (11 credits, requiring advisor approval). In addition, all students are to successfully complete a required Capstone / Internship project can be performed over the summer (4 credits).

COST OF ATTENDANCE

 For information on the cost of attendance for this program, please go to:  https://finaid.georgetown.edu/graduate/aid-by-program

BEGIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION

Please be sure to review the Graduate School Admissions Application Procedures page and the Admissions Requirements Checklist before beginning the online application.

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