In an effort to automate the admissions process for Mason undergraduates, students who meet the guidelines below will be granted admission to the following programs:
- Master of Public Policy
- Master of Arts in International Commerce and Policy
- Master of Arts in Transportation Policy, Operations & Logistics
- Master of Science in Health and Medical Policy (Global Medical Policy Concentration)
Available only for Mason undergraduates who will have earned their degrees prior to the term in which they hope to enroll.
- Admission Guidelines
- Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above with no grade lower than a "C" at Mason and (if applicable) transfer institutions.
- No record of disciplinary action (academic or other)
- Student meets one of the following criteria:
- Student is majoring (or has majored) in one of the following disciplines: Economics; Government and International Politics; Global Affairs; Conflict Analysis and Resolution; Public Administration; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Systems Engineering; or any major within the School of Management
- Student has completed an introductory-level economics, statistics, and government class
- Application Requirements
- Other Important Information
- Students applying through the Fast-Track Admission Process will adhere to the same application deadlines as all other School of Public Policy Master's applicants. View application deadlines.
- To be considered for a merit-based scholarship, students need to submit two additional requirements:
- Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report
- A 750-1,000 word goals statement
- Any Mason undergraduate who does not meet the guidelines mentioned above is welcome to apply through the traditional format. View Master Degree and Certificate Requirements.