M.Sc. On Campus

Anatomical and Translational Sciences

George Washington University

24 months
1885 USD/credit 56550 USD/year
1885 USD/credit 56550 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Anatomical and Translational Sciences (M-ATS) offered by George Washington University is a two-year non-thesis master’s program designed to give students advanced knowledge in basic medical sciences, clinical studies, and clinical and translational research methods.


Key facts

The Anatomical and Translational Sciences program offered by George Washington University will give students an in-depth understanding of human gross anatomy, embryology, functional histology, neuroanatomy, genomic medicine, bioinformatics, systems physiology, pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, and modern stem cell biology. It will also provide students with a solid background in personalized medicine and the methodological aspects of translational research and clinical investigation. 

This program is designed to maximize their academic and career opportunities by enhancing competitiveness of applications to medical schools, physician assistant programs or advanced graduate degree programs (PhD). The M-ATS program, which is an extension of our existing Graduate Certificate in Anatomical and Translational Sciences (GCATS), has an interdisciplinary curriculum drawing upon the unique strengths and collective expertise of three departments of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences: Anatomy and Regenerative Biology; Pharmacology and Physiology; and Clinical Research and Leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Embryology
  • Human Microscopic Anatomy
  • Human Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Human Gross Anatomy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations required (MS and Graduate Certificate): One faculty recommendation emphasizing the applicant's academic ability; and One work-related,  research-related, or volunteer recommendation highlighting the applicant's commitment to a career in health care or biomedical sciences.
  • Prior academic record
  • Prerequisite requirements
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    56550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1885 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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