Vision and Mission


To support the campus-wide mission of Georgetown University by providing curricular and co-curricular programs that educate lifelong learners and emphasize academic excellence, integrity, and civic and community outreach.


The mission of the McDonough School of Business is to educate students to be ethically responsible and effective business leaders. Our goal is that students be able to improve the management of existing organizations and create new ones in order to responsibly help raise global standards of living. The learning goals focus on business knowledge; management, analytical, and communication skills; and unique Georgetown perspectives.

Learning Goals

  • Business Knowledge and Analytical Skills: Our graduates will have the knowledge and the analytical, management, and quantitative skills necessary to advance organizations and improve their performance.
  • Ethical and Social Justice Perspective: Our graduates will develop an understanding of business that reflects the moral responsibility of management to all relevant stakeholders and the natural environment. 
  • Global Perspective:  Our graduates will have developed a global and multi-cultural perspective on the business enterprise and acquire the leadership skills necessary to be a successful leader in a global organization. 
  • Communication Skills: Our graduates will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of settings to advance organizational objectives and to meet challenges.