Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Degree

On-Campus Format

Develop the tools needed to achieve your personal and professional goals through a flexible, part-time bachelor's completion program.

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Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Completion Program

Georgetown University will continue with remote learning for all on-campus programs through December 2020.

Our part-time bachelor’s completion program provides you with the well-rounded expertise you need to advance your career while also balancing personal and professional commitments.

Ideal for students working across a wide range of fields—including business, international relations, media and communications, and the humanities—our program is designed to fit your life. We offer flexible options to take classes in the evenings and on a part-time basis, making it possible for you to earn a degree without interrupting your career. Additionally, we accept up to 64 transfer credits—including military training—so you can pick up where you left off and build upon any previous academic experience.

  • Number of Credits

    120 credits (up to 64 transfer credits)

  • Format

    On-campus with select courses online

  • Tuition

    $984 per credit hour*

  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Duration

    2 to 4 years

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

With a focus on textual analysis and written and verbal communication, our core curriculum exposes you to a breadth of academic disciplines, including philosophy, humanities, natural and social sciences, and culture. You’ll also have the opportunity to further hone your skills in a specific concentration area, which will build upon the core academic foundations of the curriculum.

As a student in the program, you’ll have access to Georgetown’s diverse network of professional and academic resources. You’ll learn from a faculty of distinguished scholars and industry leaders, who bring academic knowledge and professional expertise into the classroom. Outside of class, you’ll have opportunities to attend individual academic advising sessions with expert advising staff, designed to help you stay on track in achieving your goals throughout your time in the program—and beyond.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

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    The faculty were actively working to provide the kind of relevant, practical instruction that would serve my career needs, not just my intellectual curiosity. I was blown away by the depth and breadth of experience the program's instructors brought to the table.”

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You’ll leave the program with not only stronger critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills, but also the professional skills necessary to make you a more competitive candidate in the workforce.

*Tuition for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms will be available in early 2021.