George Washington University

The George Washington University Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, supported by the GWU Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management, offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Engineering Management with a focus in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management. The 36-credit-hour master's-level program is designed to provide an interdisciplinary graduate education for persons engaged in or seeking professional careers in crisis, disaster, and emergency management in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

MEM program requirement

Appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized institution and evidence of a strong academic background and capacity for productive work in the field selected.

All applicants must submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination general test, except applicants from SEAS undergraduate programs and those applying to special cohort and contract programs. In general, a grade average of B (3.0 on a scale of 4.0) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work is required, and most successful applicants have scores higher than 720 on the quantitative section of the GRE.

George Washington University MEM Program Class Profile

GRE Score

90th percentile on quant
50th percentile on verbal

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Length of Program

12 Months

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Final Decision Date


15 Jan 2013

Rolling admissions

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