MSPM | Admission

Qualifications for Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree: From a regionally accredited college or university
  • Strong Academic Performance
  • Demonstrated Professional Interest: in Project Management

Online Application Requirements

To be considered complete, the below must be included in the online application:

  • Completed Online Application: With $75 non-refundable application fee.
  • Current Résumé: Uploaded through the online application system.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: Professional references preferred.
  • Statement of Career Objective: In no more than 500 words, describe how the MSPM program fits into your professional life and your career objectives.

Additional Application Requirements

  • Official Transcripts: From all colleges/universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as a transfer credit on another transcript. Please mail official transcripts to the mailing address at the end of this page.Unofficial copies may be uploaded to your online application, however official transcripts are required to complete your application.
  • Official GMAT Score or GRE Score*: Test date must be within past five years.GMAT code: QK4-4F-40; GRE code: 5246
    *Applicants with 7 years of post-undergraduate, professional work experience are eligible to request a test score waiver. Please contact for more details.

    Not eligible for a test waiver? George Washington applicants can benefit from 10% off any Kaplan GMAT or GRE preparation course. Use discount code GWUSB10.
  • International Applicants: Applicants who have not completed a degree in a country in which English is the principal language must submit one of the following—an official TOEFL score of at least 100 (internet-based test) or 600 (paper-based test), an official IELTS score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0, or a PTE Academic Score of at least 68. Test date must be within the past two years. TOEFL code: 5246
  • Transcript Evaluation: All students that attended an institution outside of the United States must provide a detailed, course-by-course transcript evaluation. This evaluation is not just an English translation, but a document provided by an accredited evaluating agency that shows all grades, course titles, credit hours, United States degree equivalency, grade-point average (GPA), and date of degree conferral. A list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services is available through National Association of Credential Evaluation Services NACES  . Credentials evaluations are also accepted from AACRAO.

Admitted Student Profile

While we do not have minimum requirements for test scores, GPA or work experience, our program does attract top academic and professional talent. Statistics from the most recent admission period are as follows:

  • Average GPA: 3.2
  • Percentage Female: 41%
  • Percentage International: 34%
  • Average Age: 35

Admission Deadlines

Spring Term

Round Application Deadline Decisions Announced
R1  9/12/2016 10/7/2016
R2* 10/17/2016 11/18/2016

Fall Term

Round Application Deadline Decisions Announced
R3 12/5/2016 1/27/2017
R4 2/1/2017 3/10/2017
R5* 4/3/2017 4/28/2017
R6 6/26/2017 7/14/2017
R7 7/17/2017 8/4/2017

* International applications must be received before the Round 2 deadline to be considered for the Spring term, and before the Round 5 deadline to be considered for the Fall.

Contact Information

School of Business
Master of Science in Project Management
The George Washington University

Funger Hall, Suite 415
2201 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-6145
Fax: 202-994-2736