Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Education and Human Development (M.A.Ed.&H.D.) in the field of Educational Leadership and Administration’s 30-credit degree program is for students who seek preparation to lead in a culture of teaching and learning. Pursued either in the classroom or in an online learning format, students with at least one year of instructional  experience are prepared for various school- based and central office positions of increased responsibility in teaching, leadership, and/or supervision. 

The curriculum addresses management, change, communication, organizational learning, administrative and legal issues, human relations, human resource development, general supervisory principles and responsibilities, and supervision of instruction. Graduates develop and expand their skills in technical, conceptual, political, and leadership arenas while positioning themselves to lead in diverse educational communities.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

     

    Requirements

    Minimum of 1 year of teaching experience. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or an international institution that is accredited by the country’s ministry of education or comparable governmental agency.

    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume
    • Official transcripts
    • Test scores (if applicable)
    • Two letters of recommendation

    School Overview

    The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. This location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities GW provides to students. GW's legacy of preparing leaders who create positive change begins with connecting them to the leaders of today.

    Why GW?

    Washington, D.C., isn't just where the George Washington University (GW) is located; it's what distinguishes the connections and opportunities we provide.

    Located at the hub of international science, health policy and business, GW links you to renowned experts and institutions in the field through our program faculty and industry collaborators. Our programs are designed around emerging fields in cooperation with leading agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and are led by active experts in the field. Connect with and learn from these authoritative health care leaders in programs on the forefront of industry trends.

    GW's online programs are designed to give you immediate added value within your current organization while preparing you for advancement into more specialized roles upon completion. The flexible structure of an online degree allows you to maintain your personal and professional commitments while making prominent industry connections. Gain the knowledge and skills to create positive change in our ever-evolving health care system.

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