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Degree Programs

Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies, based in Washington, D.C., offers graduate programs in professional and liberal studies, more than 30 professional certificate programs, custom and corporate training and education, summer school and special programs, and the University’s only part-time bachelor’s program. By pairing seasoned scholars and practitioners with innovative educational programming, the School of Continuing Studies prepares students with the skills needed to succeed in today’s evolving business landscape.

Some of the diverse programs offered by the School of Continuing Studies include:

Emergency & Disaster Management

Higher Education Administration

Design Management & Communications


Emergency and Disaster Management

The International Executive Master in Professional Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management degree allows working professionals to explore a variety of threats and hazards through an international lens, while gaining a deeper understanding of how to navigate responsibility and resources across the globe. Through a blend of online learning and on-site residencies in Doha, Muscat, and Washington, D.C., the program prepares emergency management professionals to effectively apply preparedness principles, mitigate potential threats, and manage response and recovery efforts internationally.

Learn more about the emergency and disaster management program.


Higher Education Administration

The Master in Professional Studies in Education Administration prepares higher education professionals with the practical, applied knowledge needed to transition into roles of increasing responsibility. Through a blend of focused study and hands-on practice, students develop a 360-degree perspective of the U.S. higher education landscape and the specialized expertise needed to effect change. Ideal for working professionals, the program is designed to fit your schedule with flexible options to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both. 

Learn more about the higher education administration program.


Design Management and Communications

The Master of Professional Studies in Design Management and Communications is the first to be offered in a completely virtual format. Welcoming students across a broad spectrum of disciplines, the program brings together the worlds of creative management, design thinking, and business strategy to take an in-depth look at both the creative and business sides of the design process.

Learn more about the design management and communication program.