The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Organizational Leadership & Learning


Phillips Hall, Room 107, 801 22nd Street, N.W.

Funger Hall, Suite 301


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Organizational Leadership & Learning

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Professionals in Organizational Leadership and Learning focus on increasing the learning capacity of individuals, teams, and organizations to optimize growth and effectiveness. In coursework, expect to learn about interrelationships among people, organizations, and learning resulting in leaders with high self/others-awareness. The program includes a solid foundation in organization, leadership, and concepts with an applied emphasis. Electives are chosen with an adviser in the areas of organizational development, human performance and learning or training/development and may include two courses from other departments within the university or from the Washington Metropolitan Area Consortium of Universities. The master's degree in Organizational Leadership and Learning is offered in the following formats and locations: Evening studies (full-time or part-time): Foggy Bottom Campus Evening and weekend studies: GW Hampton Roads Center in Virginia Admission Requirements Admission deadlines: Fall - April 1 (January 15 to be considered for merit-based, on-campus tuition support) Spring - October 1 Summer – March 1 Standardized tests: Not required. Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations (preferably one from a faculty member and the other from a professional supervisor) 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 is required. 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: Graduate School of Education and Human Development The George Washington University 2136 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20052


Middle States Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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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