The Catholic Clinical Ethics (CACE) Master of Arts and Certificate Programs require an online application to be submitted to the Biomedical Graduate Education through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted through the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant's previous academic institution(s) and testing agency. Transcripts can be mailed before submitting your application.

Applicants are required to upload to the application system unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Please do not send electronic or paper copies of your official transcripts before receiving an offer of admission. For additional details review Admissions FAQ.

Application Requirements

Applicants are to submit all required credentials and supporting documentation no later than the application deadlines listed below. Applications are reviewed on a rolling, space available basis. You can begin the application process at any time and save your progress until you are ready to submit your completed application.


  4-year Bachelor's degree*
  Grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  3 letters of recommendation
  Academic Statement of Purpose
  Writing sample
  Non-refundable application fee
  TOEFL/IELTS Score (if applicable)
Georgetown Univ. Code for BGE: 5244
IELTS is paper-based only


  Application is due May 15th for Fall Admission

  Application is due November 1st for Spring Admission

Please contact the program director if you wish to submit an application after the deadline. Late applications are reviewed on a space available basis.

*We highly encourage students with international credentials to have their transcripts evaluated by WES.

Apply Online

Normally, an applicant's previous training will have been in theology, philosophy, nursing, medicine, or other appropriate foundational area. Students with other academic or clinical backgrounds, however, will be considered if they demonstrate strong academic promise.

The Catholic Clinical Ethics master's and certificate programs at Georgetown University are authorized to admit online students in many states is pursuant to its membership in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Please visit the NC-SARA website for a list of current SARA member states.

The Master of Arts in Catholic Clinical Ethics program can accept international applicants. To view international admission eligibility for the MA in CACE click here.

Questions regarding the application and admissions process can be directed to or (202) 687-1122.


Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees information can be found on the Biomedical Graduate Education website.

Tuition & Fees

Financial Assistance

Merit-based tuition scholarships and financial aid are available for biomedical students.

Financial Assistance

Admissions FAQ

Go to the Admissions FAQ page for additional admission and application information.

BGE Admissions FAQ