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:

  • 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 other countries outside of the United States, 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 Approvals
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.

Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management Online and Real Estate Online

Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Online

Summer School Online

Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications

Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Master of Professional Studies in Integrated Marketing Communications

Master of Professional Studies in Project Management

Executive Master of Professional Studies in Program and Portfolio Management

Georgetown University is currently able to accept applications from students in all 50 states for its Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management Program.

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, which is available here.

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

Specific refund policies have been developed for our online programs.  Please click here to see the current refund schedule.

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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