Accelerated Master's Admissions

George Mason's Bachelor's/Accelerated Master's (BAM) program allows undergraduate students to complete both their master's and bachelor's in just five years.

Upcoming Information Session

BAM Information Session: Monday, February 26, noon to 1:00 p.m. ET (Virtual)


 

Mosaic tile
Confirm Your Eligibility

Basic Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a current George Mason University undergraduate
  • Earn at least 60 credits towards a bachelor’s degree before applying
  • Able to take at least one BAM course in each of the final two semesters of their bachelor’s program.

Please refer to your chosen program below for additional eligibility requirements.

Program-Specific Eligibility Requirements

Biodefense, MS

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Global Commerce and Policy, MA

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • At least 12 credits of undergraduate Government, Economics, and/or Global Affairs courses

International Security, MA

Have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher

Organization Development and Knowledge Management, MS

Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Political Science, MA

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • At least 12 credits of undergraduate Government courses

Public Administration, MPA

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • At least 12 credits of undergraduate Government courses

Public Policy, MPP

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • At least 12 credits of undergraduate Government and/or Economics courses
Mosaic tile
Complete Your Application

Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

Fall admission: June 1
Spring admission: December 1