While the SCS campus remains closed, on-campus classes will continue to be held remotely. These courses usually run during their regularly scheduled time and are held in synchronous sessions conducted via Zoom. Students should work with their academic advisors to develop course schedules that meet their academic and personal needs.
To earn an MPS in Journalism, you must successfully complete 10 courses (30 credits total), including:
The program is offered in the on-campus format. Classes are held at the same times every week at our downtown D.C. campus.
You’ll have the flexibility to earn your degree at a pace that suits your schedule. You can take up to 9 credits per semester and complete the degree in as little as 17 months, or you can take as little as one course per semester and complete it in five years. Here are what other students typically do:
Full-time students typically take 9 credits (3 courses) during the fall and spring semesters, and 6 credits (2 courses) during the summer semester.
Part-time students typically take 3 to 6 credits (1 to 2 courses) during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
Internships & Fellowships
Georgetown’s Journalism program provides numerous opportunities to work with established journalists and media organizations in the Washington, D.C., area and around the world. Through coursework, internships, and fellowships, you'll be able to forge strong industry connections as you build your network both inside and outside the classroom.
Our students have worked with leading news and media organizations, including:
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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Monday, February 1st, 2021 at 11:19 AM EST
Georgetown University remains open and dedicated to excellence in providing key services to our community. All in-person courses continue through distance instruction. All staff and faculty who normally work at the 640 Massachusetts Ave NW campus are teleworking and are available virtually.