Executive Master's Degree

Hybrid Format

Cultivate the strategic mindset and global outlook you need to address challenges, seize opportunities, and lead with confidence in the ever-evolving communications industry.

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Georgetown’s Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications prepares you to lead with confidence in today’s complex communications landscape.

Designed for communications executives and leaders across a range of industries, our cohort-based program emphasizes the strategic mindset and global outlook that position you for success. You'll have the opportunity to connect with other senior-level communicators, enhance your leadership skills, and gain a deeper understanding of communications in a global context—all without interrupting your career.


Number of Credits
30 credits

Online with 5 residencies



Required Experience
8+ years

1 year

Semester of Entry

Through a blend of online learning and on-site residencies around the world, our program exposes you to some of today’s most critical communications challenges. You’ll complete one-week residencies in London, Singapore, São Paulo, and Washington, D.C., where you’ll gain hands-on practice tackling complexities such as global communications management, investor relations, corporate social responsibility, and stakeholder engagement.

In between residencies, you’ll learn through a combination of real-time lectures, online coursework, and group discussions. This component of the program is entirely virtual, so you can complete your studies from the comfort of your home or office.

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    I feel like this program was created for me. It combines international travel and culture, business leadership, and strategic communications. No other institution is offering anything remotely close to this.”

    John Shoemaker Executive Master's in Global Strategic Communications

A key component of our curriculum is leadership development. Working one-on-one with an executive coach, you will examine, evolve, and strengthen your individual leadership style. You’ll also create a personal leadership development plan that you can use as a roadmap for continued growth and success after graduation.

You’ll leave the program with the strategic mindset and global outlook needed to address challenges, seize opportunities, and thrive as a communications leader in an ever-changing market.

*Tuition for the Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020 terms will be available in early 2019..