Important Policies for Online Students

Relocation Policy

Please be aware that students who relocate while enrolled at Georgetown University may experience a delay in registration eligibility or potentially be unable to complete their studies if they are moving to a country or state where Georgetown is not currently authorized to offer a particular online program. Prospective students should contact their admissions advisor to discuss how relocation could alter their eligibility, while current students should contact their Program Administrator if they are considering relocating during their course of study.

International Student Policy

Georgetown University is currently able to accept applications from students who are residents of the following countries regardless of citizenship status:

  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Mexico
  • Qatar
  • United Kingdom
  • select Canadian provinces (Ontario and Alberta)

Georgetown University is unable to offer online programs to students who are living in countries other than those listed above, unless they are U.S. citizens. Visa support is currently unavailable to students applying for online programs.

Please note: Degrees conferred by Georgetown University are recognized in the United States and may be recognized in other countries. International students are encouraged to research the policies pertaining to degree recognition in their home country prior to enrolling in a Georgetown program.

State Authorizations for Online Programs

Georgetown University is not yet able to offer online programs in every state for every online program. Please click the link below that corresponds to your program of interest to determine if you are a resident of a state in which Georgetown University can offer online coursework.

Executive Master of Professional Studies Degrees
Global Strategic Communications
Program & Portfolio Management

Master of Professional Studies Degrees
Emergency & Disaster Management
Integrated Marketing Communications
Project Management
Public Relations & Corporate Communications
Real Estate
Sports Industry Management
Technology Management

Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Summer Programs
Summer School

Programs Offered in All 50 States

Georgetown University is currently able to accept applications from students in all 50 states for:

  • Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management

Authorization by the Ohio Board of Regents applies to online programs with an on-ground component in Ohio.  Approval for these programs is limited to the on-ground experience.

Additional Information for Online Students

State-specific information and policies for online students are located in the Supplement to Graduate Professional Studies Student Handbook for Online Students.

Additional information for distance education students at Georgetown University is available through the Office of Compliance and Ethics

Specific refund policies have been developed for our online programs. Current refund schedule available here.This page features information for online degree programs.  For information pertaining to online certificates and non-credit courses, please click here.

Please see our How to Apply page for information on the application process.

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