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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LeBlanc with students

Welcome Mr. President! GW Names Thomas LeBlanc as 17th President

After an intensive national search, GW’s board of trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Thomas J. LeBlanc as the university’s 17th president.

Bootcamp students

Left… Left…. Left, Right, Left: CPS Launches Coding Boot Camp

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.


AT&T Helps Establish GW Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

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).

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