Government Contracting (GovCon) Minor

  • Are you planning to remain in Northern Virginia after graduation?
  • Do you want a discriminator that will give you an edge in getting a job in the area?
  • Once you get that job, do you want an edge in leaving a good first impression with your supervisor and other senior managers in the critical first few months on the job? 

If so, you might be interested pursuing a minor in
Government Contracting to complement your major or area of concentration.

Government Contracting is a huge market sector of the
national economy in which private sector firms produce goods and services under
contract to the federal government.  Last year, the federal government
spent nearly $500 billion for those goods and services. Many of the private
sector firms in this area are involved in this sector.

Those private sector firms, as well as the government
agencies, are keenly interested in finding new employees who already understand
the unique culture and special procedures of this sector.  Wouldn’t you
want to be of those potential new employees? 

Use this link
to learn more
or email

Questions? Contact:
David R. Gallay
Director of Minor Programs
School of Business

Mary Byerley

Mary Byerley serves in the Office of Student Success and Academic Services for the School of Business at George Mason University.