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School of Graduate Education

Shaping the health careers of the future.

About School of Graduate Education

Whether you’re seeking to position yourself for further graduate study, attend professional school, enter a health-related field or advance within your organization, Geisinger College of Health Sciences’ School of Graduate Education provides a path to get you there.

The School of Graduate Education is committed to delivering a uniquely Geisinger education that draws on our health system’s strengths in technology, research and systems science, but is also informed by Geisinger values of kindness and excellence. That means our graduate students get personalized advising, student success services and academic support to enhance an educational experience immersed in Geisinger innovation.

Geisinger College of Health Sciences graduates have a proven track record of success. Thanks to a strong science foundation and an emphasis on professional identity formation, our graduates have been accepted to numerous professional schools around the country. In addition to the above, students will enhance their professional skills by interacting with faculty, staff and other students. Professional development workshops and individualized career coaching prepare our students for success after graduation.

Have questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out. We look forward to hearing from you.

Jennifer Boardman, PhD
Associate dean for graduate education
Associate professor, microbiology/immunology

Directions and parking

Geisinger Commonwealth main administrative offices

Medical Sciences Building (MSB)
525 Pine St.
Scranton, PA 18509


Downtown Scranton has several parking garages located throughout the city. Metered and/or street parking is also available.

For special events or visits, student and employee parking lots might be open to the public. View a map of Geisinger Commonwealth’s Scranton parking lot locations.

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MBS program

Learn about our Master of Biomedical Sciences program, offered on campus and online.

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MGC program

Learn about our Master of Genetic Counseling program.


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Graduate admissions

View the admissions requirements, processes and more for our graduate degree programs.

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Financial aid

Find financial aid information and cost of attendance information for our graduate degree programs.

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Graduate success

See where our graduates go after completing our MBS program.

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Student life

Find resources to support your health and well-being.

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Distance learning (Faculty)

Find distance learning resources for faculty members.

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Distance learning (Students)

Explore resources and tips for virtual learning success.

View the notice of availability of institutional and financial aid information

Consumer information

Our leadership

Jennifer Boardman, PhD

Jennifer Boardman
Associate dean for graduate education
Associate professor, microbiology/immunology

Gregory Shanower, PhD

Gregory Shanower
Assistant dean of graduate program and curriculum development
Assistant professor of molecular biology

Janice Gihooley

Janice Gihooley
Administrative assistant senior, graduate education
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