Latent Print Examination

The Graduate Certificate in Latent Print Examination trains students on the scientific methods behind fingerprint identification and how these methods apply to processing fingerprints. Ideal for aspiring latent print examiners, the program covers topics including the biological aspects of friction ridge skin, the ACE-V methodology for fingerprint evaluation and the complex interaction of environmental and genetic factors that influence friction ridge skin development. Students also gain critical hands-on laboratory experience throughout the course of the program.

Women's Studies - Public Policy

In 1982, the George Washington University made history by pioneering the first Master of Arts in Public Policy with a concentration in Women’s Studies. Students in this program learn to critically analyze contemporary policy issues concerning gender and sexuality, and to apply a gender lens to a broad range of policy questions. The program leverages its Washington, D.C., location and robust professional network to provide an unmatched learning environment for students interested in women’s studies and public policy.

Digital Investigations

The Digital Investigations Graduate Certificate Program is designed for mid-career information technology and computer security professionals seeking to maximize their academic and career opportunities in cybersecurity. Students cultivate intervention skills in incident response, digital forensics, and investigative techniques for media devices, such as computers, cell phones, and GPS technology.

Communication Management

The Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication offers an interdisciplinary program leading to the degree of Master of Arts in the field of Communication Management. Communication management explores systematic planning, implementing, monitoring, and revising of communication messages and processes (including technology and networks) within and across organizations. The program is designed to meet the needs of a diverse pool of students with varying career aspirations in this growing field.

Public Health Nutrition

This program develops and trains graduate students to integrate nutrition into the core of public health practice. The program encompasses a social ecological perspective to the role of nutrition in the etiology, prevention and treatment of both acute and chronic disease at the individual, community, national and global levels. This program is designed to train students as public health scientists and practitioners in order to assist public and private agencies with program development, implementation and evaluation with regard to nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention.

Global Health Program Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation

This program prepares future leaders in global public health to implement and evaluate global health programs and initiatives. Students learn to contribute to improved global health program performance, and influence better decisions and policies for investment of scarce resources for effective program implementation. The mission of this program is to improve the health and well-being of populations in low and middle income settings abroad and within the United States.

Global Health Communication

This program aims to train the next generation of public health professionals engaged in tackling global health issues with direct ties to human behavior. Human behavior is at the core of many of the world’s most pressing public health challenges (ie HIV/AIDS, obesity). This MPH program will train professionals to approach the development and evaluation of behavior change communication programs that address the individual- and community-level factors relevant to the particular population and setting.

Global Health Policy

This program prepares the next generation of global health professionals in the disciplines necessary to contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies at the local, national, regional, and international level. The mission of this program is to improve the health and well-being of underserved populations in low and middle income settings abroad and within the United States.

Regulatory Biomedical Engineering

The Master of Engineering in Regulatory Biomedical Engineering (rBME) is an interdisciplinary program offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering in partnership with GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The program addresses an unmet need for a graduate program to train engineers in the specific set of skills of regulatory science, biomedical innovation, and entrepreneurship.