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Education & Human Development


Brain Injury: Transition Services Graduate Certificate
One of the first online graduate programs of its kind. Through course work and an individualized internship, you will gain the foundation knowledge and develop skills to effectively assist students with brain injuries and their families to meet their complex educational and transition needs.
Educational Leadership and Administration Graduate Certificate
Through coursework and two internships, you will build a broader foundation in leadership and management, change, communication, administration, supervision, human relations and policy and legal issues.
Educational Technology Leadership Graduate Certificate
Gain the foundational knowledge and skills required to be an effective leader in an Educational Technology environment with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology Leadership from the George Washington University (GW).
Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Cultural Responsiveness and Equity in Teaching
In this program, you will learn to respond to the unique needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students by studying theory and data-driven best practices for teaching and keeping up with current research.
Instructional Design Graduate Certificate
As one of the first online graduate programs of its kind in the United States, this program prepares you to apply the theories, principles, models, tools, and techniques of systematic instructional design in diverse organizational settings.
Job Development Job Placement Certificate
Earn your Graduate Certificate in Job Development Job Placement from the George Washington University (GW) and further develop your counseling abilities to effectively guide and place persons with disabilities into steady employment environments.
Transition Special Education Graduate Certificate
This program is designed for secondary special educators and rehabilitation personnel to gain all the required knowledge, skills, and competencies to assist youth and young adults with disabilities as they transition to postsecondary opportunities.


Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration
This program develops intellectual leaders who understand curriculum and instruction, motivate and support classroom professionals, and provide practical ideas necessary to lead vibrant educational communities.
Master of Arts in Educational Technology Leadership
This innovative program prepares individuals for leadership roles in which they will improve teaching and learning in educational, governmental, and business institutions through the application of educational technologies.
Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling
This program encompasses a wide range of rehabilitation counseling theories and practices, including multicultural counseling, barriers for people with disabilities, rehabilitation services, case management, medical and psychosocial aspects of disability, and job placement.
Master's in Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services
Become an advocate for at-risk youth and youth with disabilities, inspiring and empowering them to make successful life transitions. With a Master's in Interdisciplinary Secondary Transition Services from GW, you will learn to lead transition programs and services for all youth with disabilities in various settings, including post-secondary education, employment and independent adulthood.
Master's in Special Education for Cultural Responsiveness and Equity in Teaching
This program, which is NCATE-accredited and leads to K-12 certification, equips current educators to effectively understand and address the cultural, lingual, social, and educational needs of students whose diversity and exceptionalities affect their school success.
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and Learning
This program is an innovative, academically rigorous skills-based graduate program that prepares the next generation of development professionals for broad career opportunities in diverse work settings such as public and private businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Education Specialist

Education Specialist in Educational Leadership & Administration
The George Washington University’s Education Specialist (EdS) in Educational Leadership and Administration is a specialized degree that prepares students to lead and promote high-quality student achievement at a district, sub-district or school-wide level. The education specialist degree program is ideal for students with a master's degree in education who seek further professional preparation for specific objectives.