The George Washington University

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The George Washington University

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.

Points of Pride

  • Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD) has ranked among the top 35 graduate schools of education nationwide since 1997.
  • GW's Masters degree in Educational Leadership and Administration has maintained NCATE Accreditation since 1954.
  • The GW School of Business is accredited by the AACSB International.
  • GW offers the nation's first and preeminent professional school of politics, — noted as "The West Point of the political wars," by The New York Times.
  • Ranked by The Princeton Review in top 10 for numerous categories including: The Most Politically Active, Best College in the Northeast and College with a Conscience.
  • GW schools have the highest international accreditations available to schools in business, education, medicine, law and social sciences
  • GW is a proud participant of the Yellow Ribbon Program; Annual recipient of the Military Friendly Award

Student Reviews

"The Healthcare MBA program provided me with a solid business foundation with a clear focus on healthcare." - Timothy D. Stevens, 2015 Graduate

“Employers have been very impressed that I received a Master’s degree in Paralegal Studies from a prestigious institution like GW. Earning a terminal degree in paralegal studies has fortified my dedication to the paralegal profession and also opened doors for me in ways that I hadn’t even considered possible.” - Trina Nycol Brown, 2014 Graduate

“Choosing The George Washington University Master's Degree in Strategic Public Relations was one of the best decisions I ever made. The program not only helped me with my career goals, but it also gave me the tools to be successful in the field of PR.”- Emily Dysart, 2012 Graduate

“The online Political Management course from George Washington University has given me the background that was missing from my resume…I feel that the approach that I learned will help me with any opportunity in politics or government that I might wish to pursue.” -Justin Smith 2014 Graduate

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