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 following must be included in the online application:

  • Completed Online Application: With 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: 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 Score or GRE Score*: Test date must be within past five years.GMAT code: QK4-4F-40; GRE code: 5246

    You may apply for a GMAT waiver if you demonstrate one of the following:

    • More than 7 years of full time work experience

    • Quantitative master's degree and a GPA above 3.3

    • Quantitative bachelor's degree and a GPA above 3.5

*Note that this is not a promise to waive your GMAT requirement, but rather an option for you to request a waiver of this requirement. 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.

International Applicants

  • TOEFL / IELTS / PTE: 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 who 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

Application Deadlines


Fall 2018

  • Priority Deadline:
    • 1/15/2018
  • Final International Deadline:
    • 4/15/2018
  • Final Deadline:
    • 7/15/2018



Contact Information

The George Washington University School of Business
Master of Science in Project Management
2201 G Street NW, Funger Hall, Ste. 415
Washington, D.C. 20052


Phone: 202-994-6145
Fax: 202-994-2736
Email: [email protected]



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