Imagine internships at the CDC, USAID, the D.C. Department of Health, and the Medicare Rights Center. Such advantages attract students from across the U.S. and more than 40 countries to attend the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, the only school of public health in the nation’s capital. Passionate researchers, policymakers, and scholars teach the courses while often actively seeking solutions to critical health problems. Key areas of excellence include health and healthcare reform, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, and developing healthy societies across the lifespan. Undergraduates can earn a bachelor’s degree in public health or exercise science. Graduate studies are offered through six departments: Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Prevention and Community Health, Health Policy and Management, and Global Health. Among joint-degree options is the world’s first MPH/Physician’s Assistant program.
GWU is also home to the School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the School of Nursing, which offer their own healthcare programs featuring internship opportunities at the CDC, USAID, the Department of Health. Students can also take advantage of GWU’s 100+ online programs!
Georgetown University offers 31 Healthcare degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 822 Healthcare students graduated with students earning 434 Master's degrees, 243 Doctoral degrees, 132 Bachelor's degrees, and 13 Certificates.
Howard University offers 30 Healthcare degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 411 Healthcare students graduated with students earning 264 Doctoral degrees, 83 Bachelor's degrees, 39 Master's degrees, and 25 Certificates.
The Catholic University of America offers 18 Healthcare degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 117 Healthcare students graduated with students earning 66 Bachelor's degrees, 29 Master's degrees, 19 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|George Washington University Washington, DC||24 : 1||27,017|
|Georgetown University Washington, DC||18 : 1||19,371|
|Howard University Washington, DC||15 : 1||10,859|
|The Catholic University of America Washington, DC||15 : 1||5,366|
|University of the District of Columbia Washington, DC||18 : 1||3,725|