Career Outlook

As the higher education landscape continues to evolve and become increasingly complex, today’s college and university leaders must adopt agile, strategic approaches and cross-cultural perspectives to remain competitive.

The expectations and responsibilities of higher education professionals have expanded far beyond what they once were. Changing modalities, emerging technology, and shifting cultural priorities have led to a growing need for individuals with the specialized expertise and leadership competencies to guide higher education into the future.

Georgetown’s Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Higher Education prepares you to answer that call. You’ll learn how to approach education from a global perspective while developing the interdisciplinary skill set that positions you for success across a broad range of careers within the realm of higher education and beyond.

Upon completing the program, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the higher education landscape on both a national and international scale as well as the strategic mindset needed to conceptualize, create, and lead the educational possibilities of tomorrow.


Mapping international activity Promoting faculty-led study abroad Supporting international research Building strategic international partnerships Top in-demand global higher education administrator skills: 44 % Percentage of postsecondary education administrators with a master’s degree Business administration Fundraising Staff management Project management Program management Financial management Academic advisement Change management Performance management Top four administrative core competencies of the global university:

Sources: EAB, Bureau of Labor Statistics