The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development (abbreviated GSEHD) offers a selection of graduate-level education programs that cover topics including educational policy, teacher education, counseling and higher education, among others. GSEHD was founded just over a hundred years ago in 1909 and has been ranked as one of the top graduate schools of education in the nation year after year.
Comprised of five academic department, the Graduate School of Education and Human Development is one of the largest academic schools at George Washington University. Departments within GSEHD include the departments of Counseling & Human Development, Educational Leadership, Special Education & Disability Studies, Human & Organizational Learning, and Curriculum & Pedagogy.
The GWU Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers 7 doctoral programs, 6 education specialist programs, 22 graduate certificate programs and 18 master’s degree programs. The school also offers 4 master’s degrees, 6 graduate certificates and 1 education specialist program entirely online.
Doctoral degree programs are only offered on-campus. Doctoral at GSEHD are offered in various fields including Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Human & Organizational Learning, Higher Education Administration, Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Special Education and Special Education Advanced Programs.
Education specialist programs are offered on-campus and online. Education specialist programs are offered in Counseling, Educational Leadership and Administration, Curriculum and Instruction, Higher Education Administration, Special Education and Leadership for Excellence in Early Achievement and Development.
Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers a comprehensive selection of graduate certificates in various fields of education and human development. Graduate certificates are offered in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bilingual Special Education, Brain Injury: Educational and Transition Services, Counseling Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Persons, Counseling (Post-Master’s), Career and Workforce Development, Design and Assessment of Adult Learning, Educational Leadership and Administration, Essentials of Human Resource Development, Educational Technology Leadership, Forensic Rehabilitation Counseling, Global Leadership in Teams and Organizations, Grief, Loss and Life Transitions, Incorporating International Perspectives in Education, Job Development and Placement, Reading and Literacy, Organizational Learning and Change, Leadership Development, Professional Teaching Standards, School Counseling, Transition Special Education, and Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities. Six of the school’s graduate certificates are offered online and on-campus. The majority of the graduate certificate programs are only offered on-campus.
Master’s degree programs are offered in the following specializations: Bilingual Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Education Policy Studies, Early Childhood Special Education, Educational Technology Leadership, Educational Leadership and Administration, Elementary Education, Human Resources Development, Higher Education Administration, International Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Museum Education, School Counseling, Secondary Special Education and Transition Services, Secondary Education, and Special Education for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities.
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