Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications prepares current and emerging leaders to serve as general communications managers while playing the multiple roles of trusted advisors, educators, and integrators. Integrating online learning, collaborative on-site residencies, and a virtual summit, this yearlong program takes students around the world to explore diverse communications challenges. Participants gain an understanding of today’s complex and evolving communications industry while sharpening their expertise in critical areas, including global communications management, corporate social responsibility, investor relations, stakeholder engagement, and leadership.

Global Exploration. Students participate in four weeklong residencies in locations around the world, tackling diverse communications challenges across cultures. Hybrid Format. In between residencies, students engage in online learning while preparing to apply their knowledge and skills firsthand in on-site case studies. Yearlong Cohort. Students will progress through the one-year program as a cohort, completing five modules through a blend of online learning, on-site residencies, and a virtual summit. Real-World Experience. Each residency integrates hands-on application, including real-time client engagement, crisis management, corporate social responsibility, and multicultural communications. Leadership Emphasis. Throughout the program, students work one-on-one with an executive coach to examine their individual leadership style and cultivate the skills needed to manage and lead eff effectively.

The Global Strategic Communications executive master’s program is designed for current and emerging communications leaders across a wide range of industries.

Faculty members of the Global Strategic Communications program are experienced industry innovators, executives, and thought leaders. The faculty includes members of the award-winning Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications program, as well as individuals from other academic and professional organizations.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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