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. You can take up to 12 credits per semester and complete the degree in as little as 15 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.
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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 12:35 PM EDT
SCS continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond in support of the University community. Currently, all summer term courses will continue through distance instruction.
In terms of the Fall 2021 semester, the School of Continuing Studies will resume regular operations effective August 16 at the 640 Massachusetts Avenue building, unless otherwise noted for specific programs.