The online Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) in Emergency Medical Services Leadership is designed to provide advanced management education in an environment that encourages students to extend their leadership capabilities. The MSHS in EMSL degree is the first degree in the nation to provide an opportunity for students to gain broad managerial and leadership skills with a specialized expertise in emergency medical services. The program is focused on developing a range of leadership competencies with a focused application in strategic EMS systems management, leadership in organizations including theory, research and practice, economics, finance & educational theory pertinent to teaching and curriculum development.
Learn more about the Emergency Medical Services Leadership Program.
Fall - July 15
Spring - November 1
Summer - April 15
The application and all supporting documentation (fees, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, transcripts) must be received by the deadline in order for the application to be reviewed.
Standardized Test Scores:
Two (2) recommendations
Prior Academic Records:
Transcripts required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Transcripts must be forwarded in their original sealed envelopes.
If academic records are in a language other than English, a certified English language translation must be provided in addition to the original transcripts; translations alone will not be accepted.
Official transcripts from institutions outside the U.S. must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grades, U.S. degree equivalency, grade-point averages (GPA), and date of degree conferral.
Statement of Purpose:
Please include a 250-500 word essay describing your reasons for undertaking study at The George Washington University, your academic objectives, career goals, and related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, relevant to your program of interest. Include any substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application form.
PLEASE NOTE that the Health Sciences programs require the following minimum English language test scores for admission:
-Academic IETLS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or
-TOEFL: 600 on paper-based, 250 on computer-based, or 100 on Internet-based; or
-Academic PTE: 68
Middle States Accredited
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.
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