Online Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) Admissions

Admissions Qualifications

Admission to the Online Master of Science in Project Management (OMSPM) program is competitive. Students admitted to the program possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • A bachelor’s degree and strong academic performance from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated professional interest in project management

Application Requirements

  • Online Application: Completion of the GW Online Application for Graduate Study with a $75 non-refundable application fee. The fee will be waived for those who already possess an undergraduate or graduate degree from GW.
  • Transcripts: Upload copies of your transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, whether or not the program was completed or the credit appears as a transfer credit on another transcript. Note that admitted students will be required to submit official, sealed transcripts with proof of bachelor’s degree. There is no need to submit them at the time when you first apply.
  • Official GMAT or GRE Scores: Applicants must submit official results of the GMAT (sent to report code QK4-4F-28) or GRE (sent to report code 5246). You can register year-round to take GMAT or the GRE. Test date must be within past five years.

    GMAT or GRE Waiver: Applicants with 7 years of post-undergraduate, professional work experience are eligible to request a test score waiver. Please contact [email protected] 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.
  • TOEFL or IELTS Score: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 80 (internet-based test) or 550 (paper-based test), an official IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual band score below 5.5, a PTE Academic Score of at least 53, or a Duolingo English Test (DTE) Score of at least 110. Test date must be within the past two years. TOEFL code: 5246. TOEFL exemptions can be found here.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: Professional references preferred.
  • Current Resume: Upload through online application system.
  • Statement of Career Objectives: In no more than 500 words, describe how the OMSPM program fits into your professional life and your career objectives. (Upload through online application system)
  • 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.


Application Deadlines

Candidates seeking financial assistance and international students requiring visas are encouraged to apply early. Only completed applications, with all required materials, will be considered for admission.




N/A (Spring 2023 deadline coming soon!)

N/A (Summer 2023 deadline coming soon!)

June 1, 2022


Please note: Summer deadlines only apply to the Master of Accountancy (MAccy) program. MAccy students requiring an F1 visa should limit their applications to the fall or spring semesters only.

Apply To This Program

Applications are submitted through the GW Student Portal. You can sign up for an account if you don't have one.

Contact the Online MSPM Program

Applicants for the Online MSPM program should send all supporting documentation not submitted online to the following address:

The GW School of Business | Online MSPM Program
Duquès Hall, Suite 550
2201 G St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20052