12 months
1815 USD/credit 65340 USD/year
1815 USD/credit 65340 USD/year
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Students are introduced to lessons of the past, guided through the complexities of the present and encouraged to identify the potential of the future. The Education Policy Studies program is offered at George Washington University.


Key facts

The Education Policy Studies program at George Washington University is designed for students who wish to develop skills in policy research, program evaluation, and the technical, political, and managerial aspects of education policy. Emphasis is placed on developing both an understanding of the political and social environments affecting education policy and the competencies needed to develop policy options, analyze their potential, select the most promising, implement policies effectively, and evaluate impacts. Internships are offered in a variety of federal, state, and local agencies. 

The 36-credit-hour program includes 12 elective credits that can be used for courses, independent research, and internships in federal, state, or professional organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Quantitative Research
  • Educational Statistics
  • History of American Education Reform
  • Power, Leadership & Education
  • Education Policy
  • Program Evaluation: Theory and Practice
  • Analysis of Education Policy Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations from an academic instructor/advisor or someone who can speak of your academic abilities.
  • 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. 
  • Statement of purpose
  • A resumé is required.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    65340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1815 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    65340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1815 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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