BSHS in Clinical Research Administration/MSHS in Biomedical Informatics (Dual Degree)

In BSHS in Clinical Research Administration/MSHS in Biomedical Informatics Dual Degree Program, you’ll study processes of clinical research, Good Clinical Practices, health equity, bioethics, biomedical informatics, and biostatistics. Due to its rigor, this dual degree program is designed for motivated, high-performing students. This program is ideal for students that would like to make a difference in advancing scientific discoveries in the health arena and learn how to use data analytics to support clinical research and decision-making. Graduates can work in positions such as clinical research coordinator, clinical research associate, clinical research project manager, clinical data coordinator/manager and clinical informatics specialist.

Admission/Eligibility Requirements

  • Completion of an applicable associate degree from a partner community college.
  • Graduated with a cumulative GPA in the applicable associate degree of 3.3 or greater for the CRA BSHS/MSHS program.
  • Completed each transferable coursework with a grade of “C" or higher. If a course is repeated, only the higher grade will count.
  • Completed GW application process. 
  • Letters of Recommendation (one for the BSHS program and two for the dual degree programs) are waived for all GAA applicants if they meet the above requirements.
  • Prerequisite courses that must be completed prior to admission include the General Education courses listed below:


Prerequisite Courses


6 credits in english composition

english composition I and english composition II

3 credits in humanities

art theory/history, literature, philosophy, history, ethics, religion,  foreign language, etc...

3 credits in college math (college algebra, statistics, or higher)

college algebra, precalculus, calculus, statistics, etc…

6 credits in social sciences

sociology, psychology, economics, anthropology, criminology, political science, etc...

4 credits of natural or physical science with lab

biology with lab, anatomy and physiology with lab, chemistry with lab, physics with lab, physics with lab, etc…

For more information

Program Director: Kathy Thoma, EdD, CCRP, CPH
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