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The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (BALS) program is the university’s only part-time bachelor’s program, tailored for working adults. The BALS program follows a classical educational approach: developing lifelong learners and taking students on an educational trek through the rich context of human history, knowledge exploration and the pursuit of deeper meaning. Along the way, students apply the tools and skills they need to lead more rewarding lives.
Location: White-Gravenor, 303 Phone: (202) 687.6045 Visit the: Website
The Baker Program offers a unique opportunity for Georgetown College students to experience the world of business firsthand. Dynamic in nature, the program enables Baker Scholars to develop and lead initiatives, such as retreats and educational business trips, in-depth discussions with industry leaders and focused group projects. Community service is an integral part of the Baker experience, and Baker Scholars exemplify the Jesuit ideal of women and men for others.
Location: Basic Science Building, 337 Phone: (202) 687.1401 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty
The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program acquaints the medical student with an understanding of basic biochemistry, molecular biology and concepts as they relate to mammalian metabolism in health and disease. Advanced elective courses offered by the department are available to qualified students throughout their four years of training.
Location: Healy Hall, 4th Floor Phone: (202) 687.8099 Visit the: Website Meet: Staff
The National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature is a specialized collection of books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications and other relevant documents concerned with issues in biomedical and professional ethics. The library holdings represent the world's largest collection related to ethical issues in medicine and biomedical research.
Location: Medical and Dental Building, NE 303 Phone: (202) 687.1151 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology offers a masters of science degree in biohazardous threat agents and emerging infectious diseases. The program is especially relevant for students seeking positions in biodefense, for which knowledge of biological and chemical weapons of mass destruction are vital in preventing a potential terrorist attack.
Location: Reiss Science Building, 406 Phone: (202) 687.6247 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
The Department of Biology offers majors in biology, environmental biology, neurobiology and in the biology of global health as a part of its undergraduate program. The department also offers a Ph.D. program as a part of its graduate program and participates in the post-baccalaureate program for students who want to improve their science background to prepare for medical school.
Location: Medical and Dental Building, NE 303 Phone: (202) 687.3690 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty
The Biomedical Sciences Program provides broad-based educational and research opportunities at the doctoral level. Students benefit from the wide-ranging choice of thesis research projects and gain strong foundations in biomedical sciences to enhance flexibility for their research careers.
Location: Building D, Suite 180 Phone: (202) 687.4114 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty
The Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics is both a shared resource for the Georgetown community and an academic department. As a shared resource, the department provides a masters of science program in biostatistics and teaches service courses to Georgetown medical student. The department also offers consulting to the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) and to investigators with expertise in the biostatistical, bioinformatical and biomathematical aspects of clinical, basic science and population science research projects.
Location: Basic Science Building, 337 Phone: (202) 687.1401 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
The program in biotechnology reflects the multidisciplinary nature of biotechnology, integrating theoretical and lab-based science courses with exposure to the business, bioethical and legal frameworks in the field, including intellectual property issues, entrepreneurial development and regulatory concerns.
Location: ICC, Suite 501 Phone: (202) 687.5602 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Courses
The BMW Center provides an institutional foundation at Georgetown for disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching on modern Germany and Europe, with emphasis on cultural studies, economics, history and political science. The master of arts in German and European Studies program and joint graduate degree programs with other academic units educates future generations of transatlantic leaders. Through its event programming, partnership initiatives and outreach activities, the center fosters a broad conception of U.S.-European relations.
Location: Building D, Suite 165 Phone: (202) 687.6824Visit the: Website
The Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery, created by Georgetown University in collaboration with MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, is designed to harness and expand existing strengths in order to develop groundbreaking approaches to restore brain function caused by neurological damage and disease. It will focus on the study of neuroplasticity, the biological process underlying the brain’s ability to learn and develop, and a potential recovery tool in conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, and dementias such as Alzheimer’s. The Center’s long-term aim is to stimulate the brain to recover from damage, preserving and restoring neurologic function.
Location: Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Phone: (202) 444.4000Visit the: Website
The Breast Cancer Program is a clinical translational program co-led by a breast cancer medical oncologist who studies familial genetics and prevention of breast cancer and a basic scientist who studies molecular endocrinology and drug resistance. Program members are part of an interdisciplinary group of basic scientists, translational scientists and clinicians involved in studies ranging from preclinical models to breast cancer treatment and outcomes.
Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building Phone: (202) 687.3686Visit the: Website
The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy is a nonpartisan research center whose mission is to engage scholars, business people and policymakers in relevant inquiries and dialogue to impact key business, economic and public policy issues confronting American and international businesses today. The foundation of the center is a set of Senior Policy Fellows whose research interests focus on two vital economic issues facing the United States and virtually every other economy – competition and innovation.
Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building Phone: (202) 687.3883 Visit the: Website Meet: Faculty Browse: Academic Programs
The McDonough School of Business’ rigorous curricula, diverse community, vibrant location and commitment to ethics come together to create an educational experience like no other. The school is internationally recognized as a leading institution for the study and advancement of economic, financial and public policy theory. Georgetown owes this reputation in large part to the high caliber of its faculty.
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