|The application packet must include the following documents:
|-Proof of completion of Bachelor’s Degree and Official Transcript with a GPA 3.0 or above. If you plan to apply, be sure to contact the Registrar’s Office at each of the colleges or universities from which you will be requesting official sealed transcripts at your earliest convenience, in order to ensure that you receive your transcripts in time to submit them no later than June 1.
|-A personal statement of at least 300 but no more that 800 words that includes the purpose for undertaking graduate study, academic objectives, research interests, and career plans/accomplishments.
|-Resume that includes nominee’s current position, and minimum overall work history of at least 5 years.
|-Signed letter of recommendation from the applicant's supervisor, specifying how the certificate would benefit the applicant and the organization and agreeing to support his/her participation for the duration of the program.
|-Current SF-50 (Standard Form 50, Notice of Personnel Action) proof of being in a Competitive Service Permanent Position
|Optional Document Requested:
|DI-Form 1935, Applicant Background Survey. Providing this demographic information is voluntary, and no individual personnel selections are made based upon this information.
|Each applicant must submit the supporting documents by the June 1 deadline set by NPS.
Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Office of Graduate Studies
The George Washington University
801 22nd Street NW, Phillips Hall 107
Washington DC 20052
For additional information about the admissions process visit the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Frequently Asked Questions page.
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including one 3-credit required course and 9 credits in elective courses.
|or PPPA 6066
|U.S. Environmental Policy
|9 credits in elective courses selected from the following:
|Field Methods in Architectural Documentation
|Proseminar in Biological Anthropology
|Writing, Race, and Nation
|Ethnicity and Identity
|Environmental Sciences I: Physical Sciences
|Environmental Sciences II: Life Sciences
|Seminar: Environmental Issues in Development
|Reading and Research in History and Public Policy
|Colonial North America
|American Indian History to 1890
|Religion and American Culture
|Theory and Practice of Public History
|Historic Preservation: Principles and Methods
|Preventive Conservation Concepts
|Environmental Philosophy and Policy
|Politics and The Policy Process
|Governing and Managing Nonprofit Organizations
|Land Use Planning and Community Development
|Environment, Energy, Technology, and Society
|Introduction to Environmental Law
|Approaches to Public Policy Analysis
|Strategic Communications Skills
|Statistics in Management, Administration, and Policy Studies
|Students may be permitted to take alternative electives with permission of the advisor.
Students should consult with Environmental and Resource Policy Director of Graduate Studies to construct an individualized curriculum best suited to their needs and interests.