Master's Degree in Political Management
You want to make a difference in the political process and know that "business as usual" yields "results as usual." You need tools to help you navigate the intricate political arena because working successfully in politics requires more than learning the fundamentals of how Washington works. The online Master of Professional Studies in Political Management provides you with a new perspective on how to influence the process, be successful, and make a positive difference. The online program goes beyond theory with a curriculum that teaches practical applications to politics today, and provides the opportunity to put that knowledge to the test. Our online curriculum will give you hands-on experience that will boost your political career.
The online Master's degree in Political Management gives you a comprehensive understanding of campaign management, lobbying and government relations, issues management and advocacy, fundraising, corporate and trade association public affairs, polling and strategic research techniques, and political leadership. Unlike political theory programs, we place you in the trenches so you learn how to apply your knowledge immediately. With our 36-credit-hour online master's program, you will gain the techniques and ethics needed for success in a supportive, non-partisan environment.
You may choose an online Master's Degree concentration:
Also Available On-Campus
The George Washington University also offers the Master of Professional Studies in Political Management in a face-to-face format. Designed for working professionals, classes conveniently meet in the evenings on the bustling urban Foggy Bottom campus, just a few blocks from the White House and many of the top consulting and lobbying firms in the country. You'll have the ability to focus in one of three areas: Advanced Political Skills, Advocacy Politics or Electoral Politics, or you may work with your program advisor to select courses from several areas to meet your own aspirations. With GW's Graduate School of Political Management, you'll receive an experience entirely unique to any other university in the world. If you are interested in pursuing your studies on-campus, visit http://www.gspm.gwu.edu/oncampus/.