Founded in 1821, The George Washington University (GW) has consistently been ranked among the top national universities by U.S. News and World Report. Located four blocks from the White House, GW is offering online programs through its graduate schools of business, education, political management, and professional studies.
The George Washington University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000).
The online Master’s in Educational Leadership Administration is designed for teachers and school administrators who want to advance into leadership positions. The program prepares you for advanced levels of professional responsibility in diverse educational communities and will increase your technical, conceptual, political, and leadership skills. Completion of the degree may prepare qualified candidates for administrator/principal licensure.
The program is accredited and recognized as a program of distinction by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). It is also nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).
Why GW’s online Master’s in Special Education?
The online Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership is an innovative program that prepares you to lead the design and implementation of instructional technology systems in a variety of contexts. The coursework has been designed to develop intellectual leaders who understand curriculum and instruction, motivate and guide professional colleagues, and provide the practical skills necessary to lead technology-driven learning in diverse situations.
Graduates are prepared to assume leadership positions in following areas:
Why GW’s Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership?
The Master’s in Organizational Leadership and Learning program is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based program that prepares the next generation of professionals for broad career opportunities in diverse work settings such as public and private businesses and nonprofit organizations. Expand your leadership skills and develop greater self-awareness while leading small groups and multicultural contexts.
Career Opportunities for Graduates:
Why GW’s online Master’s in Organizational Leadership and Learning?
Our Rehabilitation Counseling program is among the very best in preparing highly knowledgeable students to become professionals who empower physically, mentally, emotionally or socially disabled persons to rehabilitate and resume their place in society.
Consisting of 48 credits, the program encompasses a wide range of rehabilitation counseling theories and practices, including multicultural counseling, attitudinal and environmental barriers for people with disabilities, rehabilitation services, case management, medical and psychosocial aspects of disability, job placement and ethical standards for rehabilitation counselors.
Sample coursework includes:
You will graduate prepared to work in a variety of public, private and non-profit settings. Rehabilitation counselors commonly work with community-based agencies, which often focus on specialized populations such as individuals who have developmental disabilities, chronic mental health issues or specific medical disabilities such as HIV/AIDS. Rehabilitation counselors may also be employed in non-traditional settings such as in community counseling agencies, substance abuse agencies and human resource departments.
The online Master’s in Secondary Special Education and Transition Services is designed for passionate educators who are ready to take a step forward in their careers with a challenging, practice-based Master’s degree.
The program prepares you to be a change agent in teaching, leadership and support roles. With a strong social justice focus, you are prepared to effectively lead quality transition programs and services for all youth with disabilities in various settings. After completing this master’s program you will be prepared to work as a transition specialist across multiple disciplines.
Why GW’s Master’s in Secondary Special Education?
The online Master's in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners is one of only eight programs in the country that prepares educators to meet the cultural, language, social and learning needs of a growing number of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
The program is nationally recognized by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and leads to certification in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and special education (SPED).
Facts & Figures
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
Semester Schedule (Spring, Summer, Fall)
Windows 98/2000/NT/XP or Mac 7.5+, 128MB RAM, 100MB Free disk space, CPU speed 500 MHz or Power Macintosh, 56K modem, sound card, speakers, web browser, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office recommended, Internet connection, email address.
The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.
With this online program, I was able to continue working and supplement my professional skill set with the highest standard of coursework. Thank you GWU!-Lynita