Degrees & Programs

Communications Degree Programs at Georgetown SCS

Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies offers four distinct master’s degree communications programs that are designed to shape the next generation of strategic, forward-thinking communications leaders. These programs, housed within the School's Division of Professional Communications, are continually evolving their offerings to incorporate emerging industry trends, cutting-edge digital tools, and in-demand skills that push students to higher levels of thinking and place graduates in high demand among leading industry employers.

  Global Strategic Communications Integrated Marketing Communications Public Relations & Corporate Communications Journalism
Overview Participate in applied residencies around the world to cultivate the multifaceted communications and leadership skills required of successful advisors, educators, and integrators in today's complex, global organizations. Master the skills needed to work strategically across the full breadth of communications specialties in order to create and manage comprehensive and effective marketing campaigns. Develop and apply impactful communications skills through an innovative and award-winning program that emphasizes strategic thinking, real-time client engagements, and cross-platform storytelling.  Engage with award-winning journalists and media leaders while gaining a keen understanding of modern-day journalism through a comprehensive curriculum that spans across mediums, platforms, and beats.
Work Experience Executives and leaders with a minimum of 8-10 years of work experience Industry professionals Industry professionals* Industry professionals*
Credits 30 33 30 30
Enrollment Cohort Full-time or Part-time Full-time or Part-time Full-time or Part-time
Program Format Online with five on-site residencies On campus or online On campus or online On campus
Entry Fall Fall, Spring, or Summer Fall, Spring, or Summer Fall, Spring, or Summer
Duration One year (12 consecutive months) One to five years depending on enrollment One to five years depending on enrollment One to five years depending on enrollment


*Prior work experience is not a prerequisite but it is highly recommended and considered during application review.

Information Sessions & Webinars

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Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Global Strategic Communications Webinar 

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Integrated Marketing Communications Webinar 

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
Journalism Webinar 

Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Public Relations & Corporate Communications Webinar 

Center for Social Impact Communications

Georgetown University’s renowned Center for Social Impact Communication (CSIC) is a research and action center dedicated to increasing social impact through the power of communicators. Launched in 2008, CSIC aims to educate and inspire socially responsible communicators and marketers within Georgetown University and beyond. CSIC brings its thought-leading research to life through innovative courses, custom training and consulting projects, and engagement opportunities. For more information about CSIC please contact