Admission deadlines: Fall – April 1
Spring – October 1
Applications received outside of these deadlines will be considered on an individual basis.
Recommendations required: One (1) recommendation required.
Prior academic records: Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
If transcripts are in a language other than English, English language translations must be provided. The English translation alone should be uploaded into your application.
Prerequisite requirements: A bachelor of arts (BA) degree or bachelor of science (BS) degree with a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 may be considered if they submit a letter of recommendation from a professor in a related field.
Statement of purpose: Not required.
International applicants only: Please follow this link - https://columbian.gwu.edu/international-graduate-applicants - to review the International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents and English language requirements. Please note: international students who require a student visa from GW are not eligible to apply for admission to the program.

For more information on the admission process, please visit the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Frequently Asked Questions page.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences – Graduate Admissions Office
The George Washington University
801 22nd Street NW, Phillips Hall 215
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions:
askccas@gwu.edu ~ 202-994-6210 (phone) ~ 202-994-6213 (fax)
8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

Required
GEOG 6304Geographical Information Systems I
GEOG 6305Geospatial Statistics
Electives
Two of the following:
GEOG 6303Introduction to Remote Sensing
GEOG 6306Geographical Information Systems II
GEOG 6307Digital Image Processing
GEOG 6308Programming for Geospatial Applications
GEOG 6309GIS for Emergency Management
GEOG 6310Geovisualization and Cartography
GEOG 6311Open Source Solutions for Geospatial Project Management