To earn an MPS in Design Management & Communications, you must successfully complete 11 courses (33 credits total), including:
2 core courses (6 credits total):
4 foundation courses (12 credits total):
Design Management & Strategy
5 elective courses (15 credits total):
For a current list of electives, visit the Courses page.
Some Design Management & Communications courses will require students to use Adobe Creative Suite in order to complete assignments. This software is available to Georgetown students at a discounted rate of $20 per month through the University's Software Webstore.
The Design Management & Communications program is offered in an online format. You’ll complete your studies through a blend of online lectures, group discussions, and applied coursework. For an inside look at the program format, watch the video below:
You’ll have the flexibility to earn your degree at a pace that suits your schedule:
Full-time students typically take 9 credits (3 courses) during the fall and spring semesters.
Part-time students typically take 3 to 6 credits (1 to 2 courses) during the fall and spring semesters.
Although students are not required to take credits during the summer semester, they have the option of registering for one or more courses in order to continue their progress year-round.