Master's Degrees

Columbian College master’s programs fulfill a wide range of academic and career aspirations. Students benefit from the academic rigor of a GW education and enhanced research experiences. In addition, courses are taught by faculty comprised of prominent scholars and experienced practitioners.

Current undergraduate students in Columbian College who want to pursue an advanced degree may consider a Combined Degree Program, which allows qualified students to complete a bachelor’s degree and an advanced degree simultaneously.

 

Field of Study Degree Start Term Full Time (FT)/ Part Time (PT) Credits Campus Discipline
American Studies MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 (Thesis), 36 (Non-Thesis) Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Humanities
Anatomical and Translational Sciences MS Fall FT, PT 38 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Anthropology MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Applied Economics MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Mathematical & Statistical Analysis
Applied Mathematics MS Fall FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Mathematical & Statistical Analysis
Art History MA Fall FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Art & Design
Art Therapy MA Fall FT, PT 63 (Thesis), 61 (Non-Thesis) Alexandria Graduate Education Center Clinical Programs
Art Therapy Practice - Not currently accepting applications MA Fall FT, PT 63 (Thesis), 61 (Non-Thesis) Alexandria Graduate Education Center Clinical Programs
Bioinformatics and Molecular Biochemistry MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Biological Sciences MS Fall FT, PT 30 (Thesis), 36 (Non-Thesis) Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Biostatistics MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 33 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Chemistry MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 (Thesis), 36 (Non-Thesis) Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Chinese Language & Culture MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 (Thesis), 33 (Non-Thesis) Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Humanities
Classical Acting MFA Fall FT 59 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Art & Design
Communication Management MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Crime Scene Investigation MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Mount Vernon Forensic Sciences
Criminology MA Fall,  Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Data Science MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Mathematical & Statistical Analysis
Decorative Arts and Design History MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 42 Off - Campus Art & Design
English MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Humanities
Environmental and Green Chemistry MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Enviormental Resource Policy MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Policy & Administration
Exhibition Design MA Fall FT, PT 48 Corcoran Art & Design
Fine Arts MFA Fall, Spring FT, PT 60 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Art & Design
Forensic Chemistry MFS Fall FT, PT 37 Mount Vernon Forensic Sciences
Forensic Molecular Biology MFS Fall FT, PT 37 Mount Vernon Forensic Sciences
Forensic Psychology MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 37 Alexandria Graduate Education Center Social & Behavioral Sciences
Forensic Sciences MFS Fall Spring FT, PT 37 Mount Vernon Forensic Sciences
Geography MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 (Thesis), 36 (Non-Thesis) Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
History MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Human Paleobiology MS Fall FT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Interaction Design MA Fall FT 42 Corcoran Art & Design
Interior Architecture MFA Fall FT 60 Corcoran Art & Design
Islamic Studies MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Humanities
Mathematics MA Fall FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Mathematical & Statistical Analysis
Media & Strategic Communications MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Museum Studies MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Art & Design
New Media Photojournalism MA Fall FT 42 Corcoran Art & Design
Organizaitonal Sciences MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Arlington Graduate Education Center Social & Behavioral Sciences
Philosophy & Social Policy MA Fall, Spring, Summer FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Policy & Administration
Physics MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Natural Sciences
Political Science MA Fall FT, PT 33 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Public Administration MPA Fall FT, PT 40 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Policy & Administration
Public Policy MPP Fall FT, PT 40 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Policy & Administration
Social Practice MFA Fall FT 60 Corcoran Arts & Design
Sociology MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Social & Behavioral Sciences
Speech-Language Pathology MA Fall FT 26 (Post-Bacc), 42 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Clinical Programs
Statistics MS Fall, Spring FT, PT 30 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Mathematical & Statistical Analysis
Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Humanities
Women's, Gender & Sexualty Studies - Public Policy MA Fall, Spring FT, PT 36 Foggy Bottom (Main Campus) Policy & Administration

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Victoria Laiter

Victoria Laiter

MA '19, Speech-Language Pathology

"Being a graduate of The George Washington University Speech and Language Master’s Program has definitely given me an advantage in the professional world. Having the opportunity to serve eight diverse client populations in the clinic, along with multiple populations in outside externships placements, allowed me flourish as a flexible clinician and problem-solver.