George Mason University

Program Deadlines and Requirements

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School of Business

It's no longer business as usual in our global economy, and you need a hands-on, industry-vetted business degree to compete in today's workforce. We prepare current and future business leaders for the challenges and opportunities of today's global market through a range of innovative academic programs, executive education programs, and strategic business partnerships and international alliances. Ranked among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs, part-time MBA programs, and online Executive MBA programs by U.S. News & World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Below are our application deadlines and requirements. To read more about our programs, please visit http://business.gmu.edu/.

Accounting, MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Notes

Waivers Possible, visit here for MSA and here for MBA for additional information.

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.

The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Business Administration, MBA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Notes

Waivers Possible, visit here for MSA and here for MBA for additional information.

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.

The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Business Analytics, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
0

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: No
Recommendation Letters: 0
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: December 1, 2018

Notes

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.

The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Executive MBA, MBA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Notes

We reserve the right to request applicants to take a GMAT or GRE exam if we cannot find evidence of success in undergraduate or graduate quantitative course work.

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.

The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Forensic Accounting, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
0

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: No
GRE or GMAT: No
Recommendation Letters: 0
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: February 15, 2019

Notes

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.


The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Management of Secure Information Systems, MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Not Available for Fall Admit

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: December 1, 2018

Notes

We reserve the right to request applicants to take a GMAT or GRE exam if we cannot find evidence of success in undergraduate or graduate quantitative course work.

Management, MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Notes

Test waivers possible, visit here for additional information.

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.

The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Real Estate Development, MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Round 1: November 15, 2017
Round 2: February 1, 2018*
Round 3: April 1, 2018

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: December 1, 2018

Notes

*We highly encourage international applicants to apply by February 1.

The School of Business reviews applications in Rounds. Complete applications must be submitted by the application deadline dates indicated above. Following the April 1 deadline, there is no guarantee that you will receive a decision as decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Technology Management, MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE or GMAT Recommendation Letters Resume
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE or GMAT: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Fall 2018:
Not Available for Fall Admit

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: December 1, 2018

Notes

We reserve the right to request applicants to take a GMAT or GRE exam if we cannot find evidence of success in undergraduate or graduate quantitative course work.