by January 15, 2011 for Fall 2011.
Applicants to the M.A. Program in Democracy and Governance come from a variety of academic backgrounds, including international relations/affairs, political science, English, and history. Others have academic experience in fields of study not directly related to their graduate school interests, such as engineering and music. Many also have work experience in international development, public policy, and communications, as well as overseas experience thanks to work or study. To learn more about the admissions process, please see Frequently Asked Questions
A complete application to the Georgetown Master of Arts Program in Democracy & Governance consists of::
- Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences online application
- Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
Transcripts should be mailed to: Georgetown University
Office of Graduate Admissions
3700 O Street, NW
Intercultural Center, Suite 302
Washington, DC 20057-1004
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
The GRE is required for all applicants. Georgetown's ETS code is 5244.
- Résumé or C.V.
- TOEFL /IELTS scores for international applicants
The TOEFL or IELTS exam are required for international applicants who have not previously attended an English-speaking college or university.
- Statement of Purpose approximately 500 words in length
- Academic writing sample
- Three (3) letters of recommendations
- Georgetown application fee
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