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Graduate Applications Overview

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Doctors Lum, Johnson and Mastrofski at the Mason Graduate Programs Showcase

Overview of the Graduate Admissions Process

To start the graduate admissions process, please submit an online application to the Mason Office of Graduate Admissions. As part of that process:  (1) you will upload your unofficial transcripts from previous institutions, a Goals Statement, a Resume or CV, and the contact information for your references (two required for Master's applicants and three required for doctoral applicants); (2) you will receive instructions on how to submit your writing sample; and (3) you must submit GRE scores from tests taken within 5 years of the application date, regardless of prior degrees earned or GPA.  The details of this process can be found on the Mason Office of Graduate Admissions website. Please address any inquiries about the graduate application process to either the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Admissions Office or to the Mason Office of Graduate Admissions Office, contact information as follows:

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Admissions

703-993-2409 or chssgrad@gmu.edu

Mason Office of Graduate Admissions

703-993-9700 or masongrad@gmu.edu                                                     

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