MSGC Degree Requirements


The following requirements are for students who matriculate into the Master of Science in Government Contracts program starting fall 2018. Students who matriculated into the MSGC program prior to fall 2018 should refer to their DegreeMAPs in GWeb for any outstanding requirements they may have.

The Master of Science in Government Contracts program is 34 credit hours long. Three and two credit courses are a full semester long (14 weeks). Courses that are 1.5 credits are seven weeks in length and are offered either in the first or second half of a semester.

Students must successfully complete the following course and program requirements to be eligible for the MS in Government Contracts degree.

Program Requirements

  • Achieve at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of graduation.
  • Complete all degree requirements within five (5) years.

Course Requirements

Students must complete 34 credits of the following coursework to be eligible for graduation.

Core Courses | 23 Credits

Electives | 11 Credits

Students take 11 credits in elective courses selected from the list below*. One of the following courses must be included: GCON 6508, GCON 6509, GCON 6510, or GCON 6513.

*Other graduate-level courses offered by GWSB may count toward the elective requirement with program approval.