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Neal J. Couture, CPCM, CAE
Director, Government Procurement Law and Business Programs

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The M.S. in Government Contracts is an interdisciplinary degree offered by the George Washington University Law School and the School of Business. While the MSGC degree is awarded by the GW School of Business, the program is co-administered by the two schools. Applications for admission are administered by the Director of Government Procurement Law and Business Programs, contact information is shown below. Admissions decisions are made jointly by the Law School and the School of Business.

Qualifications for Admission

  • A bachelor's degree and strong academic performance from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • At least three years of professional, full-time work experience.
  • A demonstrated professional interest in government contracts

Application Requirements

  • GW Graduate Admissions online application form.
  • A non-refundable application fee.
  • Statement of Career Objectives: In no more than 500 words, describe how the MSGC program fits into your professional life and your career objectives.
  • A current resume.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional and/or academic references.
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, if applicable (waived for applicants with over 7 years of relevant professional work experience, click here to view the MSGC GMAT/GRE Waiver Application).
  • Official transcript from every college and/or university attended, even if it did not lead to a degree or if the credits appear on other transcripts.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall (begins at the end of August) semester: July 1
  • Spring (begins in early to mid January) semester: December 1
  • Summer (begins in June) semester: May 1

Institution Codes
GMAT: QK4-4F-99

Please send all admissions materials to:

Master of Science in Government Contracts Program
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202) 994-2693
Fax: (202) 994-9446

For more information, please refer to the MSGC FAQs.