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Master career-defining skills through our Comprehensive publishing program.

The Graduate Program in Publishing

The George Washington University College of Professional Studies is an accelerator for your career in publishing. Our master's and graduate certificate programs will help expand your skills and explore the bigger impact you can have on traditional and new media.

Take the first step: Connect with us.

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What will you study?

Our publishing program is modern and comprehensive.
Delve into topics such as:

  • Acquisitions

  • Audio Books & Podcasting

  • Business Management

  • Copyright and Permissions
  • Design and Production
  • Digital Technology

  • Editorial Management

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing and Publicity





Master career-changing skills, make lifelong connections, and see the industry in a new light.

  • Discover Innovative Approaches: Our programs integrate traditional print with electronic publishing topics, including editorial acquisitions, production and design, copyright law in print and cyberspace, marketing, distribution, management and business.
  • Benefit from Expert Insights: Immerse yourself in a collaborative environment where you will learn from and engage with faculty who are shaping publishing in trade, associations, government, NGO, research, and academia.
  • Connect to Opportunities: Our network consists of experts at organizations including Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Disney Publishing, American Psychological Association, Stanford University Press and many more.

Classes are forming now, with convenient hybrid options that fit your schedule and your career goals.

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