Continuing your Education

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) 

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is the first and foremost school of applied politics, communications, and advocacy. For over 30 years, they have offered the only masters degrees in Political Management, Legislative Affairs, and Strategic Public Relations.

GSPM offers innovative certificates in digital politics, communications, and PAC Management augment current professional experience, striking a balance between traditional best practices and digital advancement in politics, communications, and advocacy.

With more than 4,000 alumni, 700 students, in over 40 nations, The GSPM network permeates the upper echelons of elected politics, public affairs, NGOs, issue advocates, and trade associations around the world.

GSPM puts you in the room where politics happens at the highest level, and provide the strategies and tactics to help you successfully confront society’s most pressing challenges.

WGR has partnered with George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) to foster expanded growth, visibility and enrich our offerings and presence in Washington, DC and beyond.

Certified Association Executive credential

Women in Government Relations is a CAE Approved Provider.  The program(s) with the CAE icon meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. 

Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.  For more information about the CAE credential

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Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE Program.  Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal.  There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.