Liberal and Professional Studies

The Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) fulfills the university’s tradition of academic excellence by offering applied and innovative educational programs that prepare students to lead in their fields and serve in greater society.

The SCS offers the Master of Professional Studies degree in eight majors: emergency and disaster management, human resources management, journalism, public relations and corporate communications, real estate, sports industry management, technology management and urban and regional planning. The school also offers the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program—the university’s only part-time bachelor’s program—as well as the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies and Doctor of Liberal Studies programs. Non-credit professional certificate programs, the paralegal studies program and executive and custom education are offered through the school’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education.

Most of the school’s programs offer part-time and full-time enrollment options and most courses are scheduled on weekday evenings or on Saturdays to accommodate working professionals. The SCS provides the knowledge, faculty and resources for students, professionals and community members to meet their personal and professional goals./p>

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Certificate Programs

The Center for Continuing and Professional Education offers more than 25 professional certificate programs in diverse fields, including business management, finance and accounting, leadership coaching and development, marketing and communications and technology, among others.