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 George Washington University two-year online Healthcare MBA is immersed in values, rigorous in theory, and experiential in practice and is based on the concepts of ethics, global business, and leadership. Designed for working professionals, you will learn the fundamentals of business and management from the 23 seven-week core classes so you can take on more responsibilities and expand or diversify your business knowledge. You will also find value in 12 elective classes which provide you with the flexibility to take only the classes that fit your personal and professional objectives. Choose from electives such as management of acute care hospitals, physician practice management, managing the skilled nursing facilities, and so much more. In addition, this program is not offered on-campus and is only available in an online format.
GW School of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and offers an excellent education in business and management. Our international business, finance, and entrepreneurship/small business departments are renowned. GW is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence.
The George Washington University is proud to offer its prestigious traditional classroom-based Master's Degree in Paralegal Studies format (at our exciting Washington DC campus, just four blocks away from the White House) in a convenient, rigorous, fully online format. Both programs, identical in every respect except the mode of delivery, will provide you the opportunity to earn the most prestigious paralegal credential available from a top-tier university and obtain the skills, knowledge, and abilities you need to enter this challenging and important profession with complete confidence. A highly rigorous program open to the finest students. The GW master's degree in paralegal studies is not for everyone. We require a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0, two excellent letters of recommendation and demonstrated writing ability. If you meet these standards and are admitted, you will be eligible to obtain the most prestigious credential available for paralegals and will have the opportunity to work in the finest law firms, corporations, agencies and institutions.
The online Master of Professional studies degree in Political Management at The George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management provides aspiring and veteran political professionals with a new perspective on how to positively influence the political process at the national, state, and local levels. By going beyond theory with a curriculum that teaches the practical application of politics today, this master's degree will give you hands-on experience that will boost your political career. You will graduate with a comprehensive understanding of campaign management, lobbying and government relations, issues management and advocacy, fundraising, corporate and trade association public affairs, polling and strategic research techniques, and political leadership.
The online Master of Professional Studies degree in Strategic Public Relations at The George Washington University will position you to excel in this challenging profession by integrating core public relations skills and the practical application of strategic thinking. The program delves deeply into the underpinnings of the field and applied communications, ethics, research, public policy, politics, and the emerging demands of new media. The curriculum is particularly relevant to public relations professionals who work in the public policy arena, the political arena, in PR firms, and corporate and non-profit PR departments.
The George Washington University’s (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers two online graduate programs in Health Care Quality: a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS), and a Graduate Certificate.
Both online programs prepare students to lead the design, development, implementation and evaluation of health care quality and patient safety initiatives. Students will gain the skills and knowledge needed for success in quality and patient-safety leadership, management and research positions within health care organizations or policy agencies.
Extensive Networking Opportunities: Through online connectionswith our expert faculty, students gain access to the vast resources for health care and quality from the heart of policy in Washington, D.C.
Practitioner Faculty: Learn from a faculty of industry practitioners and executive officials from across the health care field.
Rigorous Curriculum:Focus on implementing quality and patient safety improvement initiatives; facilitating organizational change toward a quality-focused culture; translating national quality expectations into daily operations; evaluating processes and tools to measure, analyze, and interpret quality improvement data; and utilizing information technology systems to support quality assurance.
Learning Environment of Excellence: Complete your two-year degree while learning the latest educational methods and technology to cultivate in scholarship, quality improvement, patient safety leadership and organizational change.
The George Washington University’s (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers two online programs in Clinical Research Administration: a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS), and a Graduate Certificate.
GW’s online Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS) in Clinical Research Administration program prepares students to lead the business and science of clinical research. Going beyond the business of clinical research, students learn how to lead complex, dynamic organizations by competitively scanning the environment through health care policy analysis and creating elements of a health care enterprise strategic business plan with the opportunity to choose aspects from their own workplace. In addition, students develop their own leadership style.
The George Washington University’s (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers two online programs in Regulatory Affairs: a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS), and a Graduate Certificate.
Both the online masters and graduate certificate programs prepare scientists and regulatory professionals to manage the key elements of the regulatory process. The rigorous curriculum focuses on regulatory strategy, regulatory guidance, regulatory compliance, legal and ethical issues, processes for product development and the business and political components of regulation in clinical research, all while reinforcing the science behind the methods.
The College of Professional Studies, in partnership with the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership at GW, has created the security and safety leadership program. The program is led by faculty who have industry experience in security and safety. The 100% online format allows working professionals with a minimum two years of experience the flexibility to balance their lives and careers while enhancing skills that will help build their future.
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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