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Education & Human Development


Brain Injury: Educational and Transition Services Graduate Certificate
With this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to assist students with acquired brain injury and their families through their complex education and transition needs.
E-Learning Graduate Certificate
In this program students will apply the theories, principles, models, tools, and techniques associated with e-Learning in diverse organizational settings, becoming skilled in designing effective instruction and evaluating critical issues in distance education.
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.
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.
Integrating Technology into Education Graduate Certificate
Ideal for educators who are already in leadership positions but may lack the formal training in educational technology, this program combines leadership skills with the ability to successfully incorporate technology into educational 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.
Leadership in Educational Technology Certificate
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).
Multimedia Development Graduate Certificate
This program provides professionals from varied backgrounds with the knowledge and foundational skills required to plan, design, develop, implement, and evaluate multimedia materials for instructional use.
Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners Graduate Certificate
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.
Training and Educational Technology Graduate Certificate
This program 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.
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 of Arts in Secondary Special Education & 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 of Arts in Education in Human Development in Secondary Special Education and Transition Services from the George Washington University (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 of Arts in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
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.