Graduate Certificate in Job Development Job Placement
The George Washington University

Program Details

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Job Development Job Placement from the George Washington University (GW) and further develop your counseling abilities to effectively guide and place persons with disabilities into steady employment environments.

This certificate program is ideal for a variety of professionals in state, federal, nonprofit and community-based rehabilitation. You will delve into the social and cultural dimensions of rehabilitation counseling, as well as job development and job placement methods and techniques. The curriculum provides you with specialized experiential learning opportunities by integrating classroom coursework with hands-on experience through a required 600-hour internship.

Job Development Job Placement Certificate Courses

GW's Graduate Certificate in Job Development Job Placement consists of 12-credit hours and can be completed in 1 year


  • Two (2) recommendations.
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
  • In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans.
  • A resumé is required.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education