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GMAP Students at a Fletcher Residency

GMAP applicants are highly motivated mid–to–senior level professionals interested in pursuing a Master of Arts degree in international affairs without interrupting their professional careers.  Over a one-year period, GMAP combines three intensive two-week residency sessions with 33 weeks of flexible Internet-mediated instruction.

We review applications and offer admissions decisions on a rolling basis.  The Admissions Committee comprises Fletcher administration and faculty.

  • For the March intake, reviews are held between September and January; the final application date for GMAP March is January 15th 
  • For the July intake, decisions are made between January and May; the final application date for admission to the GMAP July class is May 1st.
  • We also accept a handful of students during each midyear intake in August and January respectively, beginning with the international residency. Please contact us at for more information.

Our next intake is for the July Class of 2014-15.  Please contact if you are interested in applying for this class. 

The successful GMAP candidate should possess the following:

  • Minimum of eight years professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • General proficiency in a second language
  • Desire and ability to engage in a multi-disciplinary international affairs curriculum

US Department of Defense-sponsored applicants to GMAP should apply directly through the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).

Learn more about our Application Process.

GMAP, a combined residency and Internet-mediated international affairs degree program for mid-to-senior level professionals

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GMAP On The Road

  • São Paulo
    April 23, 2014

  • Washington, D.C.
    May 1, 2014

  • London
    May 5, 2014

  • Brussels
    May 27, 2014

  • Geneva
    May 29, 2014
  • Seattle
    June 8 - 10, 2014 

  • Hawaii
    June 11 - 14, 2014