Admission deadlines: Fall Priority Deadline - March 1; Fall Final Deadline: June 1
Recommendations required: Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional) required. Only one letter of recommendation is required if student has a 3.0 GPA or above.
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:
Statement of purpose: Please submit an essay (up to 800 words) 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 ( 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 ~ 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 21 or 22 credits in general education courses and 38 credits in elective courses, which may be completed at any regionally accredited institution; and 60 credits in core courses, which must be taken at GW.

General education 1
A minimum of 21 to 22 credits in general education coursework, including the following:
6 credits in English composition
3 credits in quantitative reasoning (must be in mathematics or statistics)
3 to 4 credits in natural and/or physical science with a lab
3 credits in critical thinking in the humanities
6 credits in critical thinking in the social sciences
One approved course in oral communication 2
Electives 1
38 credits in elective courses.
60 credits in core courses for the major, which must be completed at GW. 3
Foundational courses (36 credits)
PSIS 2101Writing and Communication in the IT Field I
PSIS 2102Writing and Communication in the IT Field II 2
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: 3
PSIS 4144Information and Network Security
PSIS 4145Software Systems Development Processes
PSIS 4161Data Visualization
PSIS 4163Big Data Fundamentals
PSIS 4195Undergraduate Research
PSIS 4199Special Topics

1General 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; grades of C- and below are not acceptable. General education and elective coursework must be completed before beginning the bachelor's degree program.

2PSIS 2102 Writing and Communication in the IT Field II fulfills the University General Education requirement for one approved course in oral communication.

3Not all core courses are offered each year. See the department for course availability.