Bachelor’s – Human Science
- Emphasis on translational science to benefit human health at the bedside and in the community, promoting health and preventing illness
- Distinguished from a traditional biology major, the Human Science major allows students to study the application of scientific discoveries in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics to human health
- Hands-on experience in the Discovery Center teaching and research laboratory, as well as other research possibilities on campus and in the greater Washington, D.C. area
- Senior internship course in a health-related setting to gain research experience
- Pre-med and study abroad opportunities
Program Brochure and Program of Study
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early Action – November 1, 2021
Regular Decision – January 10, 2022
transfer – March 1, 2022
To Applicants: Thank you for your matter to in the School of Nursing & Health Studies ( NHS ). As you may have read, Georgetown is planning to launch a School of Nursing and a School of Health by July 1, 2022. We expect that NHS ’ s current academic programs will continue on through these two new schools. We plan for the BSN, the MS in Nursing, the DNAP, the DNP, and the PhD in Nursing will be housed in the planned future School of Nursing. We plan for the BS programs in Global Health, Health Care Management & Policy, and Human Science and the MS program in Health Systems Administration will be housed in the plan future School of Health. The future organizational homes of these programs will not affect your application – students admitted to any of these programs will become students in the new schools when they are established .
Exciting Learning Opportunities
Undergraduate Research Conference
Founded in 2003 at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, the Undergraduate Research Conference has grown into a regional event that celebrates undergraduate student investigators and their staff mentors ! About 920 student posters have been showcased between 2003-2019 .
The Discovery Center, a limited feature of the Department of Human Science, is a scientific testing ground and classroom sic for faculty and student research projects. undergraduate students have had the opportunity to present their research at assorted scientific meetings, a well as publish their findings in journals.
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Translational Health Science Internship
Founded by the Department of Human Science in 2007, the six-credit summer Translational Health Science Internship allows students to conduct lab and clinical research in Buenos Aires, Argentina. About 160 students have taken part between 2007-2018. Georgetown University Journal of Health Sciences
The GUJHS is a peer-reviewed health sciences daybook dedicated to collecting, editing, and publishing quality research knead performed by undergraduate and calibrate students. We encourage students to pursue research and express their rage about the health sciences through written media .
Human science alumni have gone on to attend victor ’ second and doctoral programs for public health, basic science, medicine, dentistry, and physical therapy at universities like Georgetown, George Washington, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Michigan, Wake Forest, and Yale .
Graduates besides enter the work force in areas such as bio-technology research, health communication, and management consult, joining organizations that include Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, and the National Institutes of Health .
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Translational Health Science Internship
Each spring/summer, students participate in a six-week Translational Health Science Internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This internship provides students with the opportunity to participate in biomedical translational research in Argentina by embedding them into a team of local and U.S.-trained researchers and physicians studying the basic skill and clinical effects of viruses that cause respiratory infections in infants, children, and adolescents. The course includes a classroom component and a lab component, along with field have from shadowing license physicians in pediatric hospitals .
The honors plan in human skill recognizes those students pursuing a high level of independent discovery research ( lab, archival, community ) during their undergraduate years culminating in a senior undergraduate thesis as they complete their Human Science major course of study .
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