Professor Tara Behrend presenting her research to a class. A list of U.S. Cities and charts with percentages are displayed on the monitor on the wall.


The Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication provides a home for faculty and students interested in the study, interpretation and improvement of organizational and communication phenomena. Coursework in our programs draws from a broad range of disciplines across the university including organizational management, psychology, communication, economics and statistics. From the individual to global levels, the department seeks to increase our understanding of communication and organizations by incorporating a variety of epistemological and methodological approaches.


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GW Alum Joe McDonald holding a basketball and smiling in his GW basketball uniform.

Joe McDonald

BA ’16, Organizational Sciences

"It’s been a joy learning more about leadership and the role it plays in organizations, on teams, in any field. That was a bright spot in my academic career."