The George Washington University (GW) has built a legacy of transforming students into agents of change. A GW education integrates intellectual discovery, interactive learning and unparalleled access to opportunities in every sector of society to help you put knowledge learned into action.

About GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development

At the GW Graduate School of Education and Human Development (GSEHD), we understand that learning is a lifelong activity. We are in the nation’s capital, and we capitalize on the intersection of research, policy, and practice to provide our students with innovative programs in the complex world of education and human development. Connected to faculty mentors who are leaders in their fields, GSEHD students are advancing the practice of teaching and learning, readying themselves to make a difference in the world. The Graduate School of Education and Human Development is consistently ranked as a Best Online Education School by U.S. News & World Report.

The Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers online Graduate Education Master's programs that prepare leaders like you for research, policy, and practice in the fields of teaching, leadership and administration and education technology.

Graduate Programs Available Online:

  • Education Technology Leadership – Master's or Certificates
  • Educational Leadership and Administration – Master's Degree, 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
Programmes taught in:
  • English

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Build on your expertise in educational technology with an online Graduate Certificate in E-Learning from the George Washington University (GW). This e-learning certificat ... [+]

Lead the Way in Learning Innovation

Build on your expertise in educational technology with an online Graduate Certificate in E-Learning from the George Washington University (GW). This e-learning certificate provides you with the foundational knowledge and applicable skills needed to design and implement effective instructional systems for a distance learning environment. This certificate is ideal for those who are already involved in distance education or who have the desire to become involved in distance learning.

At GW, we have been innovating continuously in the field of distance learning for more than 25 years. We continue to build on this innovation with our online e-learning certificate program, which will prepare you to apply relevant theories, principles, models, tools, and techniques to lead e-learning initiatives in diverse organizational settings.... [-]

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With a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design from the George Washington University (GW), you'll develop foundational knowledge and skills to design and implement e ... [+]

Transform Teaching in Your Organization

With a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design from the George Washington University (GW), you'll develop foundational knowledge and skills to design and implement effective instruction.

This online certificate prepares you to lead instructional design from the beginning stages of defining your organization's learning needs to determinΙΝΓ the appropriate instructional format to designing materials and implementing them. You will utilize theories, principles, models, tools, technology, and experience gained through coursework to lead instructional design in diverse organizational settings.

Throughout this completely online certificate program, you will apply course assignments to your current professional activities and engage with other professionals in the development of key instructional design proficiencies. This will enable you to lead all phases of instructional design projects for your organization, including the application of fundamental principles, proficient planning, execution, and ongoing management.... [-]

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Set yourself on a path to transform the way students learn with a Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education from the George Washington University (GW) ... [+]

Innovate Learning in Your School

Set yourself on a path to transform the way students learn with a Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education from the George Washington University (GW). This certificate builds on your foundational skills as an educator, instructional supervisor or similar background and helps you develop the knowledge and skills needed to effectively integrate technology into your coursework and classrooms.

Ideal for educators who are already in leadership positions but may lack the formal training in educational technology, the program combines leadership skills with the ability to successfully incorporate technology into educational settings.

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Offered entirely online, this educational technology certificate is ideal for those who are already in leadership positions, but who lack formal instruction in educationa ... [+]

Guide the Future of Learning

Gain the foundational knowledge and skills required to be an effective leader in an Educational Technology environment with a Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Educational Technology from the George Washington University (GW).

Offered entirely online, this educational technology certificate is ideal for those who are already in leadership positions, but who lack formal instruction in educational technology, and those who aspire to become leaders in an Educational Technology environment. It gives you a comprehensive focus on software and hardware systems, their evaluation and strategic tools and techniques for successful implementation. It will prepare you to be a more effective leader in educational technology with application across broad learning environments.... [-]

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George Washington University - Graduate School of Education and Human Development Online

Offered entirely online, the Certificate in Multimedia Development will help you to integrate reading, audio, video, imagery, interactivity and other multimedia content i ... [+]

Bring Learning to Life with Multimedia

Strengthen your ability to create engaging and informative instructional materials using a diverse array of multimedia content with an online Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development from the George Washington University (GW). Offered entirely online, this certificate gives you comprehensive skills and knowledge of the various media available to you for educational purposes and how to utilize them effectively.

With the Certificate in Multimedia Development, you will gain a hands-on understanding of the theories, principles, techniques, and technology that will help you to integrate reading, audio, video, imagery, interactivity and other multimedia content into your instructional projects.... [-]

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Enhance your skills to meet the needs of students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those with varying social and learning abilities with a Graduate Ce ... [+]

Enhance your skills to meet the needs of students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and those with varying social and learning abilities with a Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners from the George Washington University (GW).

In this certificate program, you will focus on the inter-relationships of school, home and community to improve the quality of education for children with diverse needs. A holistic approach to the curriculum utilizes the latest research, theory and data-driven best practices to prepare you to empower and improve the quality of learning for children with diverse needs.

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The George Washington University's Graduate Certificate in Training and Educational Technology provides professionals from a variety of backgrounds with the foundational ... [+]

Direct Learning and Technology in Your Organization

The George Washington University's Graduate Certificate in Training and Educational Technology provides professionals from a variety of backgrounds with the foundational knowledge and skills required to effectively lead organizations as they apply technology in their learning activities. The online educational technology certificate builds on your current leadership skills with knowledge and insights to integrate technology and lead instruction in classrooms and other learning areas.

Through applied coursework and active engagement with other professionals developing proficiencies in training and educational technology, you will develop a foundational knowledge of theories, principles, techniques, and technology, as well as strategies for successful implementation.... [-]

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Earn your Graduate Certificate in Transition Special Education from the George Washington University (GW) and gain the required knowledge, skills, and competencies to ass ... [+]

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Transition Special Education from the George Washington University (GW) and gain the required knowledge, skills, and competencies to assist youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition to postsecondary opportunities.

In the special education transition certificate program, you will focus on social justice as you join a community of transition leaders from across the country, learning to design and implement transition and career assessment strategies to help ensure the success of youth as they transition to adult life.

GW's Graduate Certificate in Transition Special Education consists of 12-credit hours and can be completed in 1 year. Should you wish to pursue the Graduate Certificate, you have the option to transfer all 12 credit hours into the Master's program.... [-]

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GW's Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration is designed for students who hold a master's degree and wish to gain credentials in as little ... [+]

Further your leadership abilities in education with the holistic understanding of curriculum design, motivation, support and innovation in instruction gained through a Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the George Washington University (GW).

The certificate is designed for students who hold a master's degree and the program gives you the opportunity to gain credentials in as little as one year. Students seeking a certificate program may apply for financial aid. Should you wish to pursue the Graduate Certificate, you have the option to transfer these GW earned credit hours into the online Education Specialist (EdS) in Educational Leadership and Administration program.... [-]

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GW's Master's in Educational Leadership and Administration is a 30-credit master's degree and can be completed in as little as 2 years. The program includes courses and ... [+]

Position yourself to become a principal or administrator with the ability to lead a culture of teaching and learning, and inspire your school community to reach ever-higher goals with a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration.

For more than 30 years, GW's graduate programs in Educational Leadership and Administration have fostered exceptional leadership skills in students. In this education administration degree program, you will focus on the needs of diverse educational communities and build the practical skills and knowledge necessary to improve student learning on the local, state or national level.

GW's program is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC). Completion of this degree may also prepare qualified candidates for principal or administrator licensure. This program's courses and internship experiences are designed to meet administrative certification requirements for the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and other interstate compact agreement partner states.... [-]

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With a curriculum that is founded on the latest research-based approaches to education, technology, and leadership, this program will equip you with the necessary skills ... [+]

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 the following areas:

K-12 schools Higher education institutions Corporations Organizations Associations Government agencies Foundations Why GW's Master's in Educational Technology Leadership? Leadership Emphasis: The Education Technology Programs concentrate on education, technology, and leadership, preparing you to develop and implement instructional technology systems across diverse industries and organizations. Innovative Curriculum: You will receive a leading edge, respected education with a curriculum that is as innovative as it is comprehensive. Core courses cover fundamental topics of instructional design and technology leadership, while electives span from needs assessment to computer interface design preparing you for education technology jobs. Applied Coursework: Gain real-world experience through the completion of applied project activities, readying you to go beyond the role of a technician, and become a manager and leader who is able to make important learning decisions. Streamlined Admissions: This program does not require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) results for admission, enabling students to efficiently meet the admissions requirements. Tradition of Excellence: GW's Master's Degree in Education Technology program has led innovation in distance learning methods for more than 25 years.... [-]
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The Master's in Organizational Leadership and Learning program is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based program that prepares the next generation of professio ... [+]

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: Corporate Development Government Agencies Independent Consulting Leadership Development Nonprofit Organizations Talent Management Training and Development Why GW's online Master's in Organizational Leadership and Learning? Applied and Inno... [-]
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The Master's in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse learners teaches students the latest instructional techniques and research methods needed to h ... [+]

Designed for teachers who are passionate about improving the quality of learning for children with diverse needs, the Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners empowers you to make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of your students.

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the George Washington University's program is one of only eight in the country that will provide you with the latest instructional techniques and research methods needed to help ensure the success of students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds as well as those with social or learning disabilities.... [-]

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