Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences / Master of Science in Health Sciences in Regulatory Affairs
The George Washington University

Program Details

GW’s multi-level, dual-degree learning option provides you a seamless way to earn your BSHS in Clinical Research Administration and an MSHS in Regulatory Affairs through an accelerated format, allowing you to earn your BSHS and MSHS in less time by combining the work toward both degrees.

Program Information:

  • BSHS total credit hours: 120 undergraduate credits*
  • MSHS total credit hours: 27 graduate credits
  • BSHS total number of courses: 20 undergraduate courses**
  • MSHS total number of courses: 9 graduate courses
  • Program completion: 3-4 years
  • Residency requirements: No on-campus residency or practicum

*Students may transfer up to 60 credits from a prior institution. Students must complete at least 60 credit hours of GW coursework.

**Not including any courses required to meet the general education or advanced standing requirement.


The bachelor completion program requires 120 credits for completion, including transfer requirements. Undergraduate and graduate degrees will be conferred sequentially, with the BSHS awarded upon completion of 120 credits. The MSHS is awarded following completion of an additional 27 credits of graduate coursework including one elective course.

  • Verification of high school graduation or completion of GED unless already have an earned associate’s degree or higher
  • 3.3 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Students must have earned 45 – 60 transferable college level coursework
  • A written personal statement
  • Please include a 250-500 word essay
  • Resume/CV
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts from every school attended

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education