All applicants for graduate study at George Mason University must meet the admission standards specified in the Admission chapter of the University Catalog.
Included with their application, all applicants must submit the materials required by the university listed on Application Requirements. Below are clarifications and additions for applicants to this program.
Applicants to the MA in history should also submit:
- Goals statement that explains the applicant’s academic credentials, professional background, and intellectual interest in George Mason University’s MA program in history, and ultimate career goals
- Two letters of recommendation from professional colleagues or academic mentors who are directly familiar with the applicant's professional competence and interests
- GRE scores. The GRE requirement is waived for students who received their undergraduate degrees 10 or more years ago or hold another graduate degree.