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At the start of your online program, you will be assigned an academic advisor who is here to support your journey with the George Washington University (GW). They will be here to answer any questions and to assist you from start to finish, scheduling classes and addressing any other needs along the way.

During a virtual new student orientation course, you will learn what to expect on a daily basis and how to interact with the online learning platform used for all courses.

Our online programs are designed to give you the flexibility to accomplish your work on your own time, wherever is most convenient for you, without interfering with your other professional commitments. That means you can maintain balance with your current job, while applying lessons and adding value to your role.

Each 3-credit hour course is expected to take between 18-20 hours for coursework per week. There will be assignment deadlines you will have to adhere to.

GW provides 24/7 technical assistance for our online students, ensuring you have complete access to our programs when you need it.

As a student of our online program, we invite you to attend the on-campus graduation upon completion of your degree, however it is not required for you to receive your diploma.

Click here or call (844) 386-7323 to learn more about GW’s online learning experience.

Video Transcript


OZGUR EKMEKCI: For those who are thinking about joining the program but have concerns around time management or flexibility or the rigor involved in completing a master's program, I'd like to point out a few things. First of all, our program is structured so that students only take one course at a time. That is very important, because they can only focus on one particular topic throughout that seven-week period during which they are expected to complete a course and not be distracted by the challenges involved in balancing multiple priorities in their program of study. So it's only one course at a time that they advance through the program of study.

The second thing is our faculty are very flexible in terms of accommodating our working professionals' needs, which means that if, for whatever reason, they need additional support or they would need to have some added time to complete certain projects, that certainly is something that we provide support on. And also, the other thing is, we have some excellent program advisors in addition to our faculty who work with our students on an ongoing basis. So there's a wide support network in our community. And we call it a community because all of us pretty much gather around the same needs to serve the students. And therefore we try to establish that sense of a learning community. And we try to approach our students' needs in that way so that we all have complimentary contributions to our students' success.