George Washington University- Humanities, Policy, and International Affairs

  • District of Columbia


805 21st Street Northwest
Suite 200
District of Columbia
United States

About Us

The School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), housed within the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, is dedicated to the study of media, journalism, and political communication with a focus on the connections between ideas and information and how the media inform and influence policy and politics in a democracy.

Throughout Columbian College, our doctoral, master’s and graduate certificate programs offer a transformative experience, connecting students with some of the most influential leaders and institutions while partnering with public and private organizations in the nation’s capital and around the globe. Our graduate students are prepared for academic and professional advancement through an education steeped in rigorous scholarship and practical application.