Admission deadlines: Fall Priority Deadline - March 1; Fall Final Deadline: April 1
Recommendations required: Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional) required.
Prior academic records: Transcripts are required from all institutions 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.
Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grade-point average (GPA), United States degree equivalency, and date of degree conferral. Please see the list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services: http://www.naces.org/members.
Statement of purpose: Please submit a 250-500 word essay on your purpose for applying to study at GW. Please describe your relevant qualifications and academic objectives and address the specific program you are applying to as well as any concentration, if applicable. This is an opportunity to expand upon or address anything not covered in the rest of your application.
International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information (https://graduate.admissions.gwu.edu/international-student-application-requirements) carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW, and English language requirements.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
College of Professional Studies – Office of Admission
George Washington University
805 21st Street, NW
Suite 301
Washington DC 20052
 

Contact for questions:
CPS Office of Admission
applycps@gwu.edu ~ 571-553-0025 (phone) ~ 202-242-1047 (fax)
8:30 am – 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 120 credits, including 22 credits in general education courses, 38 credits in elective courses, and 60 credits in core courses.

General education *
22 credits in general education coursework completed at a regionally accredited institution of higher education:
3 credits in mathematics or statistics
4 credits in physical or natural science with lab
3 credits in humanities
6 credits in social and behavioral sciences
6 credits in written communication or composition
Electives *
38 credits in elective courses.
Required core courses
60 credits in core courses, to be completed at GW.
Foundational courses (36 credits)
PSIS 2101Writing and Communication in the IT Field I
PSIS 2102Writing and Communication in the IT Field II
PSIS 2103Statistical Sciences and Data Analysis I
PSIS 2104Statistical Sciences and Data Analysis II
PSIS 2105Programming and Computing Foundations I
PSIS 2106Programming and Computing Foundations II
PSIS 3122Ethics in Science and Technology
PSIS 4142Relational Databases and Their Design
PSIS 4191Capstone Project and Senior Thesis I
PSIS 4192Capstone Project and Senior Thesis II
6 core courses** (24 credits) selected from the following:
PSIS 4137Alternative Energy Sources
PSIS 4138Introduction to Health Information Technology
PSIS 4141Computer and Telecommunication Networks
PSIS 4144Information and Network Security
PSIS 4145Software Systems Development Processes
PSIS 4152Entrepreneurship and Technology Venture Creation
PSIS 4161Data Visualization
PSIS 4195Undergraduate Research
PSIS 4199Special Topics
*General education and elective courses may be completed at any regionally accredited institution. A minimum grade of C is required for transfer credit to be approved. General education and elective coursework may be completed before, during, or within five years of completing the other requirements for the bachelor's degree.
**Not all core courses are offered each year. See department for course availability.