About Georgetown University


Georgetown University is a private, not-for-profit, accredited university located in Washington, DC. Founded in 1789 by John Carroll, Georgetown is America's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university. It has nine schools, an affiliated hospital, and many highly-ranked graduate programs.


Mission, Vision and Values

Georgetown's mission and values reflect the Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person. The University fosters a setting where students can develop through reflection, service, and inquiry.


Enrollment, Attendance, Graduation

Based on the Fall 2015 data, graduate enrollment was well over 10,500 students. Graduate attendance was as follows.

  • 31% part-time and 69% full-time student
  • 11% enrolled in distance learning
  • 1,800+ Bachelors degrees, 3,300+ Masters degrees, 950+ Doctorate degrees


Financial Aid

Georgetown University accepts financial aid applications from graduate students throughout the academic year. Students who apply for federal financial aid need to submit a FAFSA. Eligible students may be able to receive loans or grants. The Georgetown University Graduate School may offer limited scholarships, assistantships, and fellowships. These are based on academic qualifications.

To remain compliant with federal VISA regulations, international students are not eligible to take courses exclusively online. Georgetown University is not yet able to offer online formats in every state for every online program.


Start Dates

Programs may have specific start dates based on academic semesters. For example, MPS degree programs start in Fall, Summer and Spring Semesters.


Faculty

Georgetown University has over 1,450 full-time and 1,050 part-time faculties. Among Georgetown's instructors are former diplomats, public health officials, economists, scientists, CEO's and other industry experts. Across the disciplines, faculty members hold advanced degrees from the Ph.D. and J.D. to the M.A., M.B.A., and M.Ed., among others.

Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:


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Georgetown University's online Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program, transforms today's best professionals into rising industry leaders. Created by the distinguished faculty of the McDonough School of Business, this world-class curriculum and revolutionary online learning platform deliver the essential skills to take your finance career to the next level.

As an MSF student, you learn firsthand from a faculty of accomplished scholars and teachers. Our program provides working professionals, from anywhere in the world, the opportunity to deepen their business and technical finance skills and experience a Georgetown University education where the faculty is committed to high-quality teaching.... [-]

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Georgetown University presents the Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate in an online format. providing a flexible path for future industry leaders to advance the ... [+]

Georgetown University presents the Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate in an online format, providing a flexible path for future industry leaders to advance their knowledge and accelerate their careers. This program, offered through the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, develops critical real estate skills at the highest academic level. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the fluctuating commercial real estate market and differentiate yourself in this competitive industry. This fully accredited graduate program is led by a faculty of prominent real estate professionals from high-profile organizations. They incorporate their unique insights and professional expertise into course teachings, offering students an engaging curriculum rooted in industry applications.... [-]

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Recognized as one of the top programs in the world, Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management is available in an online format. ... [+]

Recognized as one of the top programs in the world, Georgetown University's Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management is available in an online format. This program, offered through the School of Continuing Studies, provides students with the business management and leadership skills needed to launch a successful and impactful career in the sports industry.

This fully accredited graduate program is comprised of a faculty of prominent industry practitioners who bring noteworthy expertise to each course and deliver a practical and applied learning model grounded in the principles of responsibility, ethics, and service.

As graduates of the Sports Industry Management online program, students will have a comprehensive understanding of the sports industry in areas that include applied ethics, leadership, critical and analytical thinking, sports business acumen and responsibility, communication, strategic planning, teamwork, and group dynamics, global perspectives, and project management and implementation. In addition to these areas, the global approach to the program prepares students to pursue a multitude of positions within the industry across organizations that include:... [-]

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Georgetown's online Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management prepares students to successfully lead technology initiatives, develop cutting-edge business s ... [+]

Georgetown University's online Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management provides technology professionals with a unique educational experience—coupling business management skills with technology knowledge—to develop the next generation of well-rounded senior technologists who are equipped and ready to meet the challenges faced by today's always-on companies and organizations.

Students move their IT career forward by learning and developing proven techniques—including business as well as IT skills—to spearhead major technology initiatives and create cultures of innovation and engagement:

Master critical-thinking skills needed to analyze key business issues and develop creative solutions to business and technology challenges. Maximize market, entrepreneurial, international expansion, customer service, and revenue opportunities through technological innovations. Hone the leadership skills required to influence entire organizations. Manage organizational change in the context of technology deployments. Avoid costly security breaches, data losses, and data outages. Create strategic advantages using emerging technologies such as Social Media, Big Data, and Cloud Computing. ... [-]
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