About the College of Professional Studies

At the GW College of Professional Studies (CPS), we believe that empowering working professionals is an important driver for prosperity in the global economy. We offer diverse academic programs in a flexible, innovative learning environment that takes full advantage of the university’s deep relationships in the Washington, D.C. area. We arm our graduates with a professional agility that is critical to success and leadership in today’s career landscape and crucial for making a difference in the world.


Elyaa Hammad, Olivia Blackmon

IIST Student Opens Computer Center for Low-Income Women

“Today is an exciting day,” said Elyaa Hammad, a student in GW’s Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) program.

Dean Eskandarian

CPS Dean Headlines GW Faculty Senate Meeting

CPS continues to provide high-quality programs to students pursuing education in various disciplines, particularly emerging and growing professions, Dean Eskandarian told members of the Faculty Senate on April 7.

CPS graduation ceremony

Graduating Students Give CPS High Marks for Graduate School Experience

An overwhelming majority of CPS master’s degree students said they would definitely recommend their programs to prospective students, when asked as part of a survey of graduating students.

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