Admission deadlines: Fall – Rolling admissions
Spring – Rolling admissions
Summer – Rolling admissions
Standardized tests: M.A. Ed.H.D., Post-Master's Certificate, Ed.S.: Standardized tests not required.
Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations from an academic instructor/advisor or someone who can speak of your academic abilities.
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.
Statement of purpose: In your statement of purpose, please address the following in an essay of no more than 750 words (please avoid using bullets and numbers in responding, but demonstrate your writing skills in a coherent essay):
(a) Rationale for seeking a degree in the field of Educational Administration and Administration at GW;
(b) Current knowledge, skills, and leadership experiences that contribute to the candidate’s readiness to assume an administrative role as an equity-centered leader;
(c) Vision for serving as a leader who advocates and promotes equity, diversity, inclusion, and transformative practices in their school and communities.
Additional requirements: A resumé and an interview with a program advisor are required.
The M.A. Ed.H.D., Post-Master's Certificate, and Ed.S. require a minimum of one year of teaching experience.
International applicants only: Please follow this link - - to review the International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW.

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

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