Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications

Mission and Learning Goals

Mission Statement

The Georgetown University Executive Master’s in Global Strategic Communications (GSC) program is committed to cultivating communications leaders through an applied, global curriculum that is infused with the academic rigor and Jesuit values inherent in a Georgetown education. The GSC program prepares global communicators to become trusted advisors, educators, and integrators within their organizations. 

Learning Goals

As part of Georgetown University’s Division of Professional Communications (DPC), the GSC program is designed to prepare individuals with strong industry experience to assume communication leadership roles in businesses, nonprofits, NGOs, and government agencies, both in the U.S. and abroad.

GSC students will:

  • Understand the impact of globalization, media fragmentation, and emerging technologies on communications.
  • Learn more about their own leadership style and personal values through Gallup's StrengthsFinder assessment and individual leadership coaching.
  • Develop general management competencies in the context of their role as chief communicator.
  • Expand their definition of leadership to include advisor, educator, and integrator.
  • Deepen functional expertise in areas such as corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement, and entrepreneurship.
  • Know how to build trust as an advisor to senior leaders.
  • Learn how to manage global teams of communicators.
  • Understand the concept of integration and how to execute it within complex organizations.

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