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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. Housed within CPS, the Graduate School of Political Management equips our student body to make their mark on the world. CPS arms 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.
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The Graduate School of Political Management
Center for Excellence in Public Leadership
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.