Back to Results
George Mason University

Department of Information Sciences and Technology

Fairfax, VA

Interested?

Interested in Department of Information Sciences and Technology? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / Department of Information Sciences and Technology is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied information technology
(Certificate) Information sciences and technology
Master of Science (MS) Data analytics engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 131
Other Advanced Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE/GMAT
Capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

348
Applied
299
Accepted
138
Enrolled
86%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE/GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Personal goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; official bank statement; proof of financial support; photocopy of passport; baccalaureate degree from an accredited program with minimum B average in last 60 credit hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

482
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.77%
Black or African American 6.02%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 19.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 1.87%
Unknown 2.28%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

85
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 59
Male (67)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Secure information systems, document forensics, it entrepreneurship, learning agents
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
246,221

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1G8
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Ioulia Rytikova
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Email: irytikov@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-6889