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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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After an intensive national search, GW’s board of trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Thomas J. LeBlanc as the university’s 17th president.
Fifty enthusiastic students formed the first cohort of the GW Coding Boot Camp, a 24-week intensive program in web development designed for working individuals who are looking for advancement within their current jobs and career changers.
Indigenous peoples will soon have a new resource to help their voices be heard in Washington, D.C. with the launch of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy (CIPP).
Our Schools, Centers & Academies
AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy
The Graduate School of Political Management
Center for Excellence in Public Leadership
GW Cyber Academy
The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (CIPP) is a University-based center whose purpose is to research issues, assist and provide support to tribal leaders, and promote public awareness on issues of national political significance to Indigenous communities, including public health, adequate housing, economic security and education.
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 primary mission of the GW Cyber Academy is to provide state-of-the-art degrees, certified training, and applied research that addresses the nation’s workforce needs in cybersecurity.