The George Washington University's Department of Political Science and The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) offer a dual degree B.A./M.P.S. program designed for high-quality Political Science undergraduate students who are interested in careers in the field of Legislative Affairs. This option is only available to George Washington University students.
Declared Political Science majors may apply for a dual degree program in the semester that s/he completes 60 credit hours (transfer credits not included) at the George Washington University.
Admission to the dual degree program allows the student to substitute three Legislative Affairs core courses that will count toward three of the four upper level elective courses in Political Science.
The student will graduate from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences with a B.A. in Political Science, then continue to pursue a M.P.S. in Legislative Affairs at the Graduate School of Political Management.
1. 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework at the George Washington University
2. 3.3 Grade Point Average earned and completed at the George Washington University
3. Application Form
4. Personal Statement
5. Three letters of recommendation (two must by from Political Science faculty)
6. Official application to GSPM, including GRE scores, submitted by the GSPM application deadline.
Fall - June 15
Spring - November 15
Summer - April 15
All materials are to be submitted through the online application process. It does not require the applicant complete the M.P.S. at the Graduate School of Political Management upon graduation from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
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We would be happy to discuss the dual-degree program in more detail. Please email Dr. Susan Wiley or Dr. Steve Billet for more information.