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George Washington University

George Washington University

The George Washington University

For nearly 200 years, the George Washington University has provided a unique educational experience from a campus deeply embedded in the historic capital of the United States.

Learn online with the George Washington University

Across varied subjects, GW is focused on delivering distinctive and high-quality education, with world-class faculty and access to high-impact research.


About the George Washington University

The George Washington University’s mission is to educate individuals in liberal arts, languages, sciences and learned professions. GW conducts scholarly research that is built on a foundation of integrity, creativity and openness to new ideas. As a center for intellectual inquiry and research, it emphasizes the importance of the link between practical knowledge and theory.

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is committed to preparing students for a career focused on the advancement of public health in local, national and global communities. Its aim is to provide exceptional public health education through the core values of scholarship, leadership, scientific rigor and policy analysis.

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is the creative and cultural backbone of the university. It’s well-known for its academics in political and social sciences, economics, mathematics and arts. Across diverse curricula, students are taught to engage with and analyze social, cultural and physical environments both critically and constructively.

The George Washington University School of Business encourages students to measure success not only in terms of profits and power, but responsibly, with an understanding of its role in shaping society. By embracing high-quality scholarly research, teaching excellence and innovative curricula, the GW School of Business places its focus on the responsible management of organizations on the global stage.


The George Washington University’s online short courses are designed to bridge the gap between practical knowledge and theory.


Through its collaboration with GetSmarter, GW is committed to delivering a new class of online learning experience — one that is higher-touch, intimate and personalized for the working professional. The portfolio of courses offered by GW reflect its global outlook, providing the opportunity to interact and network with like-minded professionals across the world, and access to esteemed faculty and experts with a global outlook.


Learn online with the George Washington University

Across varied subjects, GW is focused on delivering distinctive and high-quality education, with world-class faculty and access to high-impact research.

About the George Washington University

The George Washington University’s mission is to educate individuals in liberal arts, languages, sciences and learned professions. GW conducts scholarly research that is built on a foundation of integrity, creativity and openness to new ideas. As a center for intellectual inquiry and research, it emphasizes the importance of the link between practical knowledge and theory.

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is committed to preparing students for a career focused on the advancement of public health in local, national and global communities. Its aim is to provide exceptional public health education through the core values of scholarship, leadership, scientific rigor and policy analysis.

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences is the creative and cultural backbone of the university. It’s well-known for its academics in political and social sciences, economics, mathematics and arts. Across diverse curricula, students are taught to engage with and analyze social, cultural and physical environments both critically and constructively.

The George Washington University School of Business encourages students to measure success not only in terms of profits and power, but responsibly, with an understanding of its role in shaping society. By embracing high-quality scholarly research, teaching excellence and innovative curricula, the GW School of Business places its focus on the responsible management of organizations on the global stage.

The George Washington University online courses

The George Washington University’s online short courses are designed to bridge the gap between practical knowledge and theory.

Why learn online with the George Washington University?

Through its collaboration with GetSmarter, GW is committed to delivering a new class of online learning experience — one that is higher-touch, intimate and personalized for the working professional. The portfolio of courses offered by GW reflect its global outlook, providing the opportunity to interact and network with like-minded professionals across the world, and access to esteemed faculty and experts with a global outlook.

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