The George Washington University

Off-Campus Programs

Law Firm Management

Address:

2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Law Firm Management, M.P.S.-Law Firm Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The George Washington University has created a graduate program that responds to the need for highly skilled and adaptable leadership in law firms and companies providing services to law firms. Jointly sponsored by the GW College of Professional Studies and The Hildebrandt Institute, this unique, flexible program provides law firm professionals with the business and leadership knowledge they need to succeed in the fast-growing law firm industry. All students have professional administrative experience in law firms or related settings. Positions held by students include: Administrator, Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Human Resources, Director of Professional Development, Marketing Manager, Operations Manager, Finance Director, IT Manager, Managing Partner, Library, Senior Paralegals, Knowledge Management, and Counsel. The Master of Professional Studies in Law Firm Management is a 30-credit program that can be completed in less than two years. The first 12 credits in Law Firm Management may stand alone as a Graduate Certificate. The program is specially designed for people working full-time, with a combination of Online Distance Learning and Short-Term Residencies at the GW Alexandria Graduate Education Center.

Accreditation:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

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