Admission deadlines: Summer – Rolling admissions (January 15 to be considered for merit-based tuition support)
Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations (preferably one from a faculty member and the other from a professional supervisor)
Prior academic records: 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.
Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grade-point average (GPA), United States degree equivalency, and date of degree conferral. For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please click here (
Statement of purpose: In an essay of 500 words maximum, please tell us why you want to be a museum educator.
Additional requirements: A resumé is required.
International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information ( carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW, and English language requirements.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The George Washington University
2136 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions: ~ 202-994-9283 (phone) ~ 202.994.7207 (fax)
9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday

EDUC 6701Museums as Institutions I: Fundamentals
EDUC 6702Facilitating Museum Learning I: Fundamentals
EDUC 6703Co-Creating with Museum Participants
EDUC 6704Facilitating Museum Learning II: Field Placement and Seminar (taken for 6 credits)
EDUC 6705Museums as Institutions II: Field Placement and Seminar (taken for 6 credits)
EDUC 6706Evaluating Museum Learning
EDUC 6707Museum Proposal Writing
6 credits in elective courses.
Elective courses should be selected in consultation with the program advisor.