Political Management Master's Program

Are you ready to get in the room and manage a campaign, lead a staff, run for elected office, or advocate for a cause or organization?

If so, The Graduate School of Political Management is the first room on your journey to making a difference in the world and standing out amongst the competition.

GSPM offers a unique learning experience that allows you to attend classes online, in person, or both. Our hybrid program ensures maximum flexibility for students who are working professionals.

Take that first step towards a fulfilling political management career by filling out the form below.

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WHY STUDY POLITICAL MANAGEMENT AT GSPM?

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STAY COMPETITIVE
YOUR WAY

You can choose to attend Political Management master's program classes at GW's main campus in Foggy Bottom, learn online from anywhere in the world, or both! GSPM's hybrid learning program is built for maximum flexibility.

Connie Mack Talking to Class

LEADING
FACULTY

Learn from an accomplished group of political professionals. From former members of Congress and campaign gurus to political research experts and acclaimed presidential historians, GSPM faculty members provide an educational experience that is second to none.

VLI Award Winners

AN UNRIVALED
NETWORK

Nearly 5,000 GSPM alumni are making an impact in a wide range of professional fields. GSPM graduates are on the front lines of presidential campaigns, running congressional staffs, and influencing the political process in Washington, DC, and beyond. 


Sarah Jane Phillips

Sarah Jane Phillips

Class of 2021

"My degree has brought me a great understanding of not just politics but how to succeed as a leader in any career choice I make.  The theories, management styles, and communication skills I have learned are invaluable. I am feeling prepared to take the next step in my career, and have the necessary skills to excel in whatever I choose to do."


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