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Georgetown University

Department of Government

Washington, DC


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Georgetown University


Georgetown University / Department of Government is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Arts (MA) American government
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Government
Master of Arts (MA) Conflict resolution
Master of Arts (MA) Democracy and governance
Master of Arts (MA) Development, management and policy

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B average
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 2


Focus of faculty research: Western Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, political theory, international relations and law, methodology, American politics and institutions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC  20057
United States
Contact Dr. Michael A. Bailey
Phone: 202-687-6021