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The George Washington University

About The George Washington University

The George Washington University (GW) offers more than 100 online programs designed to help adult learners add value in their current position or advance their career. The programs span the liberal arts, education, business, healthcare, and pre-professional disciplines and are available at both the undergraduate and graduate degree levels. Some of the specific program options include an online Instructional Design Graduate Certificate, Master's in Educational Technology Leadership, Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership Administration and Master's and Graduate Certificates in fields such as Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research.

The online courses include the same high-quality and rigorous curriculums as the on-campus courses but also provide the flexibility of completing your studies on your own time. The flexible programs allow online students to boost their knowledge and skills while still maintaining their current professional and personal commitments - all while making new industry connections. Online students also have access to a variety of university resources and services, including research, technical, and academic support.

Online Healthcare Graduate Programs

Designed in partnership with influential healthcare organizations, The George Washington University's School of Medicine and Health Sciences online healthcare programs deliver a cutting-edge curriculum that leads to opportunities with a variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations. With master's and graduate certificate programs in leading fields such as clinical research, health care quality and regulatory affairs, students can gain today's most in demand healthcare skills. The following programs are offered entirely online:

  • Clinical Research Administration (Master's or Certificate)
  • Clinical and Translational Research (Master's or Certificate)
  • Health Care Quality (Master's or Certificate)
  • Regulatory Affairs (Master's or Certificate)

Online Education and Leadership Programs

The Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers online graduate education master's degree and certificate programs to prepare leaders for positions in the fields of teaching, leadership and administration, and education technology. These programs include:

  • Education Technology Leadership (Master's and Graduate Certificates)
  • Educational Leadership and Administration (Master's, Post-Master's Certificate or Education Specialist (EdS) Degree)
  • Organizational Leadership and Learning (Master's)
  • Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners (Master's or Certificate)
  • Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services - Master's or Certificate (Master's or Certificate)

Student Testimonials

''The online Regulatory Affairs program at GW provided me with a good foundation to achieve a balance between home, work and school. I am now able to validate my educational experience by applying it to my career in the field while also managing my day-to-day responsibilities.''

- MSHS in Regulatory Affairs Alumnus

The George Washington University Offers:

  • Program Variety - GW offers more than 100 online programs in the business, health, nursing, engineering, education, and liberal arts fields.
  • Flexible Programs - Online programs let busy adult learners complete their courses on their own time, allowing them to still meet their current professional and personal commitments.
  • Small Class Sizes - The student-to-faculty ratio of GWs online classes is typically lower than the school's on-campus classes, which allows students the opportunity to receive more personalized attention from their instructors.
  • Virtual Interactions - GW's online students can use the school's online Blackboard and WebEx systems to virtually attend class, complete group projects, contact tutors, and communicate with classmates and professors.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Undergraduate applicants to the George Washington University must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Some programs have additional requirements. GW's graduate programs require a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. For additional requirements, please contact the admissions office.

Find Your Program:

  1. Education

    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration
    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Technology Leadership
    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Organizational Leadership and Learning
    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
    • Masters in Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services
  2. Education Certificates

    • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership and Administration
    • Graduate Certificate in E-Learning
    • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
    • Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education
    • Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Educational Technology
    • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development
    • Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
    • Graduate Certificate in Training and Educational Technology
    • Graduate Certificate in Transition Special Education
    • Post-master's Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration
  3. Health Sciences Programs

    • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Administration
    • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Quality
    • Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Affairs
    • MSHS in Clinical Research Administration
    • MSHS in Clinical and Translational Research
    • MSHS in Health Care Quality
    • MSHS in Regulatory Affairs

The George Washington University Online Locations

The George Washington University offers a wide range of programs that can be taken online. The advantages to online learning are that you can work at your own pace and learn from anywhere. For more information about specific programs, please click here.