We’re currently accepting applications and will be reviewing them in the order they’re received. We’ll accept applications until Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time, or until the program fills, whichever comes first.
Complete your application and submit the materials listed in step 1, along with your $50 nonrefundable application fee.
We’ll contact you within two weeks of receiving your application materials to let you know if you’ve been accepted to the program.
If you’re accepted, we’ll send you details about your first-term course, including information on how to register and pay your course fees. To ensure your spot in class, we recommend that you register by the priority registration deadline, which is four weeks before class begins. After that time, we may release your seat to another student. The final registration deadline is two days before the first class meeting.
The UW requires all students, including online students, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. You must provide proof of vaccination status or submit a request for an exemption for medical or religious reasons before you can register for classes.
Students in the program should have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a science discipline. Prior coursework in general chemistry, biochemistry, physics and calculus are recommended. Applicants with education or professional experience in health sciences, engineering, business or law will also be considered.
If English is not your native language, you should have advanced English skills to enroll. To learn more, see English Language Proficiency Requirements – Credit Programs.
Because this offering is 100% online, no visa is required and international students are welcome to apply. For more information, see Admission Requirements for International Students.
You earn the certificate by adhering to your program's attendance policy and successfully completing all required courses. Students must receive a grade of at least 2.7 in each course and an overall GPA of 3.0 in the program. For more information, see Earning the Certificate.