For Fall Semester: May 15th
For Spring Semester: November 1st
- Online Application Form
- Non-refundable Application Fee
- Resume/CV (including publications, if applicable)
- Official Transcripts
- Official Recommendations (3)
- Official Score Report for the TOEFL/IELTS Required for Non-Native English Speakers
- Statement of Purpose: 500-word (max) academic statement of purpose should describe your academic and professional goals and their fit with the biomedical graduate program
- Minimum of 3.0 GPA
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Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Microbiology & Immunology offers an online Graduate Certificate in Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases. The graduate program focuses on Microbiology of CDC Category A through C biothreat agents, i.e. smallpox, plague, anthrax, tularemia, and Ebola. The graduate program will focus on an overview of threat agents more specifically the following:
- Sociological prospective on biodefense
- Homeland security, Preparedness, Response, and Capacity to CBRNE Threats
- Community Resilience
- Program is offered entirely online.
- Full time (2 courses per semester) or part time (1 course per semester) study options are available.
- Admitted students work towards a graduate certificate; course content is as rigorous as that of on-campus graduate classes.
- Full-time and adjunct faculty of the Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Diseases Master of Science program at Georgetown University teaches courses.
- Admitted students enjoy online access to Georgetown library and other resources and regular communication with their professors and other certificate students.
- Graduating students will receive an official Georgetown Certificate as well as a transcript from the Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. The credit hours earned are fully transferable into the MS and Ph.D. programs offered by the Department of Microbiology & Immunology. Please note that if you are interested in the M.S. or the Ph.D. program upon completion of the Certificate program, you will need to re-apply and be accepted into one of those programs in order to matriculate.