School of Continuing StudiesOnline Washington, DC Private Regional Accreditation
Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS)
Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers graduate programs in professional and liberal studies, more than 30 professional certificate programs, custom and corporate training and education, summer school and special programs, and the University's only part-time bachelor's program. By pairing seasoned scholars and practitioners with innovative educational programming, SCS prepares students with the skills needed to succeed in today's evolving business landscape.
Students at SCS join a collaborative and diverse academic community consisting of:
- Nearly 300 military students
- 45 percent women and men of color
- Students from more than 45 industries
- More than 300 international students representing 75 nationalities
- Students between 20 and 88 years of age
Connect with Industry
A cardinal component of SCS's strategic vision is to harness strong partnerships and relationships with industry experts and organizations representing a wide breadth of industries and sectors, including public relations firms; journalism, communications, and media organizations; sports industry companies; human resources agencies; government agencies; nonprofit organizations; and many more.
About Georgetown University
Georgetown University is a private, not-for-profit, accredited university located in Washington, DC. Founded in 1789 by John Carroll, Georgetown is America's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university. It has nine schools, an affiliated hospital, and many highly-ranked graduate programs. Georgetown University Online
Since 1970, Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) has rolled out online formats for several programs. Look for online Masters degrees in some in-demand fields such as Nursing, Real Estate & Business. Find the same quality academic content in both on campus and online programs.
Mission, Vision and Values
Georgetown's mission and values reflect the Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person. The University fosters a setting where students can develop through reflection, service, and inquiry.
Enrollment, Attendance, Graduation
Based on Fall 2015 data, graduate enrollment was well over 10,500 students. Graduate attendance was as follows.
- 31% part-time and 69% full time student
- 11% enrolled in distance learning
- 1,800+ Bachelors degrees, 3,300+ Masters degrees, 950+ Doctorate degrees
Georgetown University accepts financial aid applications from graduate students throughout the academic year. Students who apply for federal financial aid need to submit a FAFSA. Eligible students may be able to receive loans or grants. The Georgetown University Graduate School may offer limited scholarships, assistantships, and fellowships. These are based on academic qualifications.
To remain compliant with federal VISA regulations, international students are not eligible to take courses exclusively online. Georgetown University is not yet able to offer online formats in every state for every online program.
Programs may have specific start dates based on academic semesters. For example, MPS degree programs start in Fall, Summer, and Spring Semesters.
Georgetown University has over 1,450 full-time and 1,050 part-time faculty. Among Georgetown's instructors are former diplomats, public health officials, economists, scientists, CEO's and other industry experts. Across the disciplines, faculty members hold advanced degrees from the Ph.D. and J.D. to the M.A., M.B.A. and M.Ed., among others.
Georgetown University Offers the Following Degree Programs Online
|This school does not offer any online Associate's Degrees|
|This school does not offer any online Bachelor's Degrees|