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Georgetown University

About Georgetown University

Georgetown University is a private, non-profit university in Washington, D.C. The school was founded in 1789 and is now known as a major research university. Georgetown offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree and certificate programs though nine schools, including a variety of online programs through its School of Continuing Studies (SCS). The online programs allow busy adult learners to earn a degree in a high-demand field while still keeping up with their current professional and family obligations.

The Online Student Experience

The online programs at Georgetown feature the same high-quality academic content as the traditional on-campus courses and are taught by the same faculty. Georgetown is home to an outstanding faculty of successful practitioners, renowned scholars, and dedicated educators. Experts in their fields, the faculty members represent a balance of traditional research interests and applied professional experience.

Georgetown's SCS offers a wide range of master's degrees in online formats, including programs in business & management, marketing & communications, real estate, higher education, and technology & security. Online courses are available in a traditional 15-week format and short 7.5-week modules. Many of the courses allow students to complete their coursework on their schedule while occasionally logging in at a specific time to participate in class discussions.

Student Success Stories

''True to the Georgetown academic reputation, the Sports Industry Management program provides students unique access to modern concepts in the business of sports through a faculty of industry experts highly engaged in our success going forward.''

- Felipe, Master's in Sports Industry Management

''Georgetown's Real Estate program has a diverse selection of classes that allowed me to pick and choose areas that would cater more towards my individual career growth.''

- Jerry, Master's in Real Estate

''The program introduced me to different people in a lot of different professions. I enjoyed engaging in various dialogues and debates, and was fortunate to learn a great deal from my peers and the Georgetown staff.''

- John, Master's in Technology Management

Georgetown University Offers:

  • Flexible Online Learning: Online students can complete a degree in a high-demand field degree on their own time around their busy schedule.
  • Online Interaction: Georgetown online students use Canvas and Blackboard to access their course materials. Additional online tools, such as VoiceThread, PollEverywhere, and TurnItIn, provide students with enhanced learning options for interacting and networking with classmates and faculty.
  • Online Support: Online students have access to many resources to help them with their studies, including 24/7 technical support, access to the University Library System's eResources, full alumni benefits, and opportunities to partake in on-campus speaker panels, workshops, and events via livestream.
  • Jesuit Values: Georgetown is America's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university, and its education programs reflect the Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person and foster personal and professional growth.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies does not require GRE or GMAT graduate exam test scores for admission to their Master of Professional Studies programs.

Find Your Program:

  1. Business

    • Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate
    • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management
    • Master of Science in Finance
  2. Technology

    • Masters of Professional Studies in Technology Management

Georgetown University Online Locations

Georgetown University offers a wide range of programs that can be taken online. The advantages to online learning are that you can work at your own pace and learn from anywhere. For more information about specific programs, please click here.