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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Environmental Planning, Design, and Sustainability

Legal Studies

Politics & Political Management


Technology & Information Management


Sustainable Urban Planning program

Sustainable Urban Planning Program Begins Accreditation Process

January 12, 2017

The program received “candidacy status” this month and aims to be fully accredited beginning in 2019.


GW Announces Thomas LeBlanc, 17th GW President

January 09, 2017

Dr. LeBlanc addressed members of the university community on Friday, saying that leading GW will be a great honor, challenge and 'incredibly exciting adventure.'

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