The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Brain Injury: Educational & Transitional Services

Address:

2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Brain Injury: Educational & Transitional Services

Format: Online

Program Description:

This is a 15-credit program, which many graduates use to increase their professional opportunities and develop a specialty in managing the educational needs of individuals who have suffered brain injury. Two delivery modes are available to students who qualify for the program, and a limited number of partial scholarships are offered depending upon current funding from external sources. We also offer a master's program in Transition Special Education with an emphasis in acquired brain injury. The program is based on coursework that has been offered since 1992 through the GSEHD master’s program in transition special education with an emphasis in acquired brain injury.It is offered in collaboration with the GW Center for Education and Human Services in Acquired Brain Injury (CEHSABI) Admission Requirements Admission deadlines: Fall – April 1 Spring – October 1 Summer – March 1 Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations Prior academic records: Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission. Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grade-point average (GPA), United States degree equivalency, and date of degree conferral. For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please click here. Statement of purpose: In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application. Additional requirements: A resumé and a pre-application interview (202.973.1032) are required. Applicants must demonstrate interest and commitment in working with individuals with brain injuries. International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW, and English language requirements. Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to: Office of Graduate Admissions Graduate School of Education and Human Development The George Washington University 2136 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 Contact for questions: gsehdadm@gwu.edu ~ 202.994.9283 202.994.7207 (fax) 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Accreditation:

Middle States Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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