George Washington University Graduate Program Reviews

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(3.79 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 291 respondents

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  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 10 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 52,424 (22,314 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 50% part-time, 50% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $27,851
Source: NCES

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4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2010

Awesome program. Very credible and respected.
3.6 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2006

It was a good school. The professors were all accomplished and did help students when needed. The campus is in the middle of DC which can be a good or bad thing depending on what your likes are.
4.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2017

The George Washington University provides students with a wealth of knowledge and resources pertaining to their degree program. The professors are knowledgeable in their specific fields, and they always strive to aid their students whenever possible. The career services provided for students also helps in shaping the futures of their students following graduation.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2019

Worried about the quality of education in an online program? I was. MPH@GW is amazingly different! You are given the tools to succeed and even get in class sessions and professors who know you and are committed to your success. I highly recommend this program.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2018

Earning a master's degree is a critical next step toward achieving my short-and long-term career goals.I am pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health from the George Washington University. I applied to the Milken Institute School of Public Health because of its high-caliber of faculty, robust academic curriculum and the strong commitment to prevention and community health. I hope to work with faculty in my department whose research are aligned with my interests in adolescent risk behaviors and teen pregnancy, racial and ethnic health disparities and maternal and child health. I firmly believe that the MPH program at the George Washington University will equip me with the technical knowledge, analytical and management skills needed to become an effective public health leader. After graduate school, I will obtain a Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Technical Advisor position and serve as a board member for a community health organization. I seek to dismantle the social structures that inhibit racial and ethnic minorities from achieving optimal health and implement proven interventions that will save the lives of women, infants, and children in sub-Saharan Africa. My long-term career goal is to work as a senior advisor at a private foundation or a government agency where I can provide strategic guidance, leadership, and expertise on domestic and global public health issues.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2017

Bring your interests and experiences. As an emerging field capturing students from all types of backgrounds, GW's Data Science program is cleverly designed to bring them into the field. Comprehensive theory, practical approach, & classmates from every discipline. The program consists of three core courses: -Intro to Data Science -Data Warehousing -Intro to Data Mining These will be your foundation for the remaining 7 electives which range from Econometrics to Machine Learning. A solid grasp of linear algebra, and probability theory will save you hours of ad hoc studying. Programming proficiency isn't required going in, but having a general grasp will free you up to focus on the task at hand, such as image processing, pattern recognition, or a task of your own design! In such a new field there are many rabbit holes an eager researcher may find themselves in, but blending your own goals and ideas will help uphold the context and focus around the subject matter. All-in-all a great program with great educators, all supporting a great field with a growing community of practitioners, and domains of application.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2018

As a newly enrolled student at George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development, I am so far pleased with my experience. GWU's reputation for academic excellence, along with the availability of my program of study, are what compelled me to apply. Since enrolling, the faculty has been very responsive to my inquiries, and my Student Representative in the Office of Student Life has been incredibly helpful in getting me to register for classes. My program plan is very detailed and shows exactly the courses I will need, as well as when the courses are offered. This saved me a trip to my advisor's office! I also appreciate that the faculty consists of professors who currently work in the fields they teach. My professor and I both work at schools in Washington, DC, so I know that she is well-versed not only in theory, but in practical application of the concepts taught in the course. Lastly, I was very impressed by the fact that the Gelman Library on campus offered a library orientation to help new students become familiar with the library's layout and various offerings. Although I just started at GWU, I am already impressed with it as an institution, and with the people who work there. There is a welcoming, helpful spirit that assures me that I made the right decision to pursue my Master's degree there, and I recommend it to others without reservation.
4.2 out of 5.0
Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2016

Overall The George Washington University M.P.S in Security and Safety Leadership is an outstanding program. This program will act as a force multiplier for individuals who are currently working in positions that focus on ensuring the safety and security of this nation. It will provided students with an exceptional academic foundation in the areas of law enforcement, intelligence, security and emergency management. Students will find an immediate benefit with the program in that they will be able to immediately apply their newly learn knowledge in the workplace. The program will enhance working professionals understanding of Organizational Theory, Leadership and Culture. The faculty are not only subject matter experts in their respected fields, they are also working professionals who understand the rigors of working while simultaneously trying to complete a degree program . Because of this, the faculty will work with students to help students successful complete the program. I would recommend this program to those who are either working in the field of safety and security or are seeking employment in this field as a way to give themselves the solid academic foundation they will need in order to be successful. The George Washington University is an excellent dynamic school and the relevance of M.P.S. Safety and Security Program for security professionals is a reflection of that overall excellence.
3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2004

I attended George Washington University as a part-time student in the Master's Degree program in Public Policy while working a full time job. As such, I didn't get to experience much of the campus life, but I really got to benefit from engaging with a network of students in similar positions. I learned a lot about social policy issues and work in the field not just from faculty, but from my fellow students. My experience there helped shape the course of my career, and I still use much of what I learned in my work to this day.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2017

THE MPH program at GWU is an amazing educational advancement program that has stimulated my mind for additional learning and evokes eagerness of the application of my education to my future career. The availability of taking both online and on campus classes give a student the flexibility needed to achieve their graduate degree. I would definitely recommend this school to others wishing to pursue a Masters in Public Health.
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