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Welcome Message from the Dean
Established in 2001, the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at the George Washington University embodies the virtues that higher learning must embrace to meet the challenges of the 21st century. CPS is a harbinger of the changing form and function of a modern academic unit anchored in centuries of intellectual tradition in our nation’s capital. Academic programs at CPS cross the rigid boundaries of traditional disciplines, and integrate knowledge and skills necessary to excel in existing or emerging professions.
Our Schools & Centers
The Graduate School of Political Management
Center for Excellence in Public Leadership
American and Saudi Arabian Dialogue (ASAD) Education Center
The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) seeks to make politics better by educating students and professionals in the tools, principles and values of participatory democracy, preparing them for careers as ethical and effective advocates and leaders at the international, national and local levels - in a non-partisan environment.
The Center for Excellence in Public Leadership develops public leaders who make a positive difference in their organizations and for the people they serve.
The American and Saudi Arabian Dialogue (ASAD) Education Center, the only center of its kind at a U.S. institution of higher education, is part of The George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies.