Student Profile

As a student in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program, you’ll join inquisitive learners with an interest in exchanging dialogue, ideas, and perspectives.

Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and industries, including corporate, government, healthcare, nonprofit, and education. The diversity of our student body contributes to an enriching and engaging classroom experience, in which you’ll have the opportunity to learn with—and from—your peers.

Job Titles of students in the program

  • Georgetown staff member
  • Government employee in Office of Naval Intelligence
  • U.S. Army Veteran
  • Air Force Veteran
  • Former CNN correspondent
  • Former White House Press Secretary
  • Commissioned artist
  • Practicing attorney
  • Published author of New York Times best-seller
  • Headmaster of Secondary School

Industries/sectors/types of organizations where students are currently employed

  • Education
  • Military and Defense
  • Nonprofits
  • International Affairs
  • Government/public administration
  • Healthcare
  • Independent business owners

Average Years of Experience: 9 years of experience

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.
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    At Georgetown, I saw the world through the glasses of classmates from a diverse range of experiences, professors representing a broad swath of disciplines, and authors—from Shakespeare to James Madison—who sought exhaustively to interpret human events.”

    Tim Hanlon Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Throughout your time in the program, you’ll study alongside dedicated students who will challenge and inspire you to grow intellectually, culturally, and professionally.