Admission deadlines: Fall and Summer
Round 1 1/15
Round 2 4/1
Round 3 5/15
Recommendations required: One 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 should be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
International applicants whose transcripts are in a language other than English must have them professionally translated and notarized, and submit both copies into the application.
Statement of purpose: In an essay limited to 500 words, discuss your long-term and short-term professional objectives and how your past experiences have contributed to and defined these objectives. Include in your statement why you want to pursue a graduate business degree at this point in time. You may also include your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application. You may explain any academic inconsistencies as part of your statement or as an addendum.
Additional Requirements: A current resumé is required.
International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information ( carefully for details on required documents and English language requirements.
PLEASE NOTE that the minimum English language test scores required by this program are:
- Academic IELTS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or
- TOEFL: 600 on paper-based, or 100 on Internet-based; or
- Academic PTE: 68

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
School of Business
The George Washington University
2201 G Street NW
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions: ~ 202-994-1212
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 33 credits, including 27 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

Core courses
MBAD 6211Financial Accounting
MBAD 6235Finance
MBAD 6240Competition in the Global Economy
IBUS 6290Special Topics (Big Data for Internat. Business)
IBUS 6290Special Topics (Economics for Global Business)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Strategy Concepts)
IBUS 6301International Business Finance
Students complete 6 credits of coursework as part of their capstone experience, 3 credits from a study abroad opportunity and 3 credits in the following courses:
IBUS 6290Special Topics (International Business Consulting Capstone )
IBUS 6290Special Topics (International Business Professional Seminar)
6 credits in any IBUS courses taken at the 6000 level or above.