The George Washington University

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Integrative Medicine


2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The graduate certificate program in Integrative Medicine prepares physicians and health practitioners in advanced principles and practices of wellness and lifestyle medicine. The curriculum is taught by internationally recognized leaders from the clinical and research sciences, including Nobel-prize winners and NASA scientists, with a focus on preventive, prognostic, and patient-centric approaches to care. Admission Requirements Admissions Deadlines: Fall - July 15 Spring - November 1 Summer - April 15 Please note: these are preferred deadlines, not firm deadlines. Standardized Test Scores: Not required Recommendations required: One (1) recommendation 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 development plan, 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. Additional Requirements: A medical degree or other degree in a health-related field. International Applicants: 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 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.

Locale: Large City

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