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Global Leadership in Teams and Organizations

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Graduate Certificate
Location(s): Virginia Science and Technology Campus - Ashburn, Other

Program Overview

Theory, research and practice are balanced throughout the curriculum in order to enable students to develop and implement strategies that increase organizational development and learning. The program of study includes international company site visits, cultural exchanges, world-renowned faculty and guest speakers. With courses offered at sites in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America, students go beyond classroom learning to developing their own global competence through actionable learning around the world.

The four-course, 12-credit program in Global Leadership in Teams and Organizations meets four times a year. Two classes are offered in Ashburn as well as overseas which allows students the option of taking two, three or four courses overseas. The courses take place at the Virginia Campus and affiliate sites in Asia, Europe, and South America.

This program benefits mid to senior level executives who are charged with leading in international and multinational organizations. Current students looking for interesting electives may take the individual courses for their master's or doctoral programs.

Admission Requirements

Admissions Deadlines:

Fall - April 1
Spring - October 1
Summer - March 1

Recommendations:

Two (2) recommendations

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 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application.

Additional Requirements:

A Resume

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:
gsehdadm@gwu.edu ~ 202.994.9283 ~ 202.994.7207 (fax)
9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday