George Mason University

Program Deadlines and Requirements

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Evaluate. Challenge. Understand. The humanities and social sciences bring the human perspective to the mission of George Mason University, whether through exploring the lessons of history, the workings of the human mind, the powers of language, or the most pressing social, political, and ethical challenges. These subjects provide the blueprint for understanding the human experience. Students in the college merge rich scholarly traditions with innovative, experiential learning. They develop the creative and critical thinking skills that prepare them for successful careers.

Below are our application deadlines and requirements. For more information on our programs, please visit http://chss.gmu.edu/.

Anthropology, MA

Requirements
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3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Applied Psychology concentration in Transportation Human Factors - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Applied Psychology concentration in Usability - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Art History, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Cognitive Neuroscience, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

College Teaching concentration in English Pedagogy - Certificate

Requirements
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2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

College Teaching concentration in Higher Education Pedagogy - Certificate

Requirements
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3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Communication, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

All applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date.  Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The GRE for this program is optional.

Communication, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

A limited number of GTA and GRA positions are available.

All applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date.  Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Creative Writing - Fiction - MFA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Creative Writing - Non-Fiction Writing - MFA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Creative Writing - Poetry - MFA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: Yes
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Criminology - Criminal Justice - MS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: May 1, 2019

Notes

This program accepts applications on a space-available basis after the deadline.

All applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The submitted goals statement should be 200-300 words in length describing what you intend to do with your MS degree in Criminal Justice.

The writing sample is an essay of 500-750 words that identifies a current problem or issue in criminal justice and examines promising approaches to mitigating or resolving it. The essay should be original work and not have been written previous to this application. It should be persuasive to a criminal justice policy maker or practitioner. The essay can include references (not counted toward the word limit), but these are not required.

Criminology, Law and Society, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: February 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Criminology, Law and Society, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Cultural Studies, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Digital Public Humanities, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Not available for Spring admit.

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Economics, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

The GRE for this program is optional.

Economics, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: February 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

English - Cultural Studies - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

English - Linguistics - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

English - Literature - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

English - Professional Writing and Rhetoric - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Portfolio for this program is optional.

English - Teaching of Writing & Literature – MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Folklore Studies, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Foreign Languages - French - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample Language Proficiency
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No
Language Proficiency: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Foreign Languages - Spanish - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample Language Proficiency
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No
Language Proficiency: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Foreign Languages - Spanish and French - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample Language Proficiency
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No
Language Proficiency: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Foreign Languages - Spanish/Bilingual/Multicultural Education - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample Language Proficiency
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No
Language Proficiency: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Global Affairs, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Graduate Non-Degree Studies - College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Requirements
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0

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: No
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 0
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Summer 2019:
Standard Deadline: May 15, 2019

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 07, 2019

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: August 15, 2019

Notes

Higher Education Administration, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Higher Education and Student Development - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

History, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

A writing sample is not required but is strongly recommended.

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

History, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Computational Social Science - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Energy and Sustainability - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Folklore Studies - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Individualized - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Applicants must submit a degree plan appended to the goals statement. The degree plan should be devised in accordance with the Individualized Studies degree requirements in the University catalog and in consultation with the applicant’s proposed faculty advisor.

Interdisciplinary Studies – Religion, Culture, & Values – MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

While the Religion, Culture, and Values concentration is accepting applications for Spring 2019, prospective students should be aware that the curriculum will be undergoing major revision starting in Fall 2019. Applicants should consider delaying their application until Fall 2019 if their plans allow. Please contact Interdisciplinary Studies (mais@gmu.edu) for more information about these changes.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Entrepreneurship - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Justice and Human Rights - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - War and the Military in Society - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Women and Gender Studies - MAIS

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Linguistics, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Middle East & Islamic Studies, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Middle East and Islamic Studies, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Philosophy - Ethics and Public Affairs - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Philosophy - Philosophy and Cultural Theory - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Philosophy, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Professional Writing and Editing concentration in Professional and Technical Writing- Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadline for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Professional Writing and Editing concentration in Science Communication - Certificate

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

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

Deadline for Summer 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 1, 2019

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Psychology - Applied Developmental Psychology - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Applied Developmental Psychology - PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

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

Notes

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Clinical Psychology - PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: February 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience - PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Human Factors/Applied Cognition - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: February 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Human Factors/Applied Cognition - PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology - MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: February 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology - PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
3

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 3
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: December 15, 2018

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

The Writing Sample for this program is optional.

Sociology, MA

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: March 1, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Sociology, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: Yes
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Not Available for Spring Admit

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: January 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Teaching English as a Second Language, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Women and Gender Studies, CERG

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: No

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: November 1, 2018

Deadline for Fall 2019:
Standard Deadline: April 15, 2019

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

Writing and Rhetoric, PHD

Requirements
College Transcripts Goals Statement GRE Portfolio Recommendation Letters Resume Writing Sample
2

College Transcripts: Yes
Goals Statement: Yes
GRE: No
Portfolio: No
Recommendation Letters: 2
Resume: Yes
Writing Sample: Yes

Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2019:
Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018

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

Notes

Applicants are strongly advised to submit all supporting documents by the program's posted deadline date. Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.