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Unlock Your Potential with an Online Master’s Degree

Online programs at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business help ambitious professionals seeking to advance their careers, start a new venture, switch industries, or broaden their knowledge. Deciding whether Georgetown is a fit for you is about discovering the benefits of choosing an online master’s degree, understanding the unique offerings of Georgetown University’s online business master’s programs, navigating our application process, and exploring your options for financial aid as a full-time or part-time student. Students can choose from our growing portfolio of online program offerings including our Flex MBA Online degree, M.S. in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree, or our blended online M.S. in Finance (MSF) degree.

Why Choose an Online Master’s Degree?

Online master’s programs are a perfect fit for those juggling multiple responsibilities personally and professionally. They offer the flexibility to learn at your own pace and the convenience of studying from anywhere. More importantly, they open doors to career advancement, facilitate the start of new businesses, enable industry switches, and provide opportunities for raises or learning new skills.

Georgetown University’s Online Master’s Programs: Designed for Your Success 

Georgetown University provides a plethora of online master’s programs designed to cater to your unique career aspirations. Our programs are crafted by expert faculty, ensuring you gain a holistic blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and all of our degrees are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a testament to our commitment to quality and excellence. 

Our online programs allow students to engage with their peers during online classes, through class discussion boards, and in project settings as part of our collaborative curriculum.  All of our programs include a mix of synchronous class discussions and asynchronous sessions, designed to maximize learning from the class materials and professors, as well as one another. All of our online programs also include a residency, where students meet in-person over several days to foster relationships and dive into the course material.

The Georgetown Advantage 

Georgetown University’s online master’s programs stand out for several reasons. Our faculty members are academic and industry experts with strong connections, offering you invaluable networking opportunities. We also boast a strong alumni network and each of our programs offer robust career support. This effort is bolstered by the unparalleled access to global employer communities across business, policy, non profit, think tanks, and entrepreneurial ventures. Furthermore, our programs are designed to provide practical and applied learning experiences. This includes a focus on global business through case studies, in-class project work, and for MBA and MSF students, an international consulting project, to ensure that our students are ready to engage with professionals and leaders around the world. By choosing Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, you’re choosing a pathway to career success. 

Application Process and Admission Requirements 

We invite all seeking educational flexibility as they advance professionally to apply for an online master’s program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Our step-by-step guide and provided tips for a successful application are designed to ensure you feel well-prepared to embark on your educational journey with us.

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Flex MBA Online Application Process

The Admissions Committee takes a holistic approach when evaluating your application to our rigorous Georgetown Flex MBA Online Program. We consider all aspects of your application to discover if our program is the best “fit” for you. Through your application, the Admissions Committee aims to learn about you as a student, a professional, and on a personal level.

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MSBA Application Process

The Admissions Committee uses a holistic approach when making an admissions decision and encourages you to review the application requirements in detail to understand what the Admissions Committee is looking to learn about you as an applicant. Formal statistics or programming training is not required to apply to the online MSBA program.

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MSF Application Process

Students and alumni of the Georgetown MSF have unique backgrounds and for that reason, the MSF Admissions Committee takes a holistic look at your application when considering your fit within the program. A variety of professional and academic factors as well as your recommendations and personal statement are considered when evaluating your application.

Understanding Tuition and Financial Aid 

At Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, we are committed to providing transparency about the costs of our online master’s programs and the financial aid options available. We offer various scholarships and grants, as well as financial aid options, to ensure your financial situation doesn’t hinder your educational aspirations. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

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