The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and McDonough School of Business offer a full-time, three-year, program that leads to dual MBA/MSFS degrees. This dual programming focuses on the global interdependence of business and government systems and is intended for students with strong interests in the relationship between foreign relations and global business. 

Candidates seeking management positions within international  and multi-national corporations, government agencies, international development institutions, economic development institutions and banks should strongly consider augmenting their graduate business studies with a Master’s In Foreign Service.  

This program requires successful completion of 90 graduate-level credits. This includes, 51 MBA Credits (39 core, 12 elective) and 39 MSFS credits (15 core, 24 elective), a foreign language reading examination, and an integrated masters’ thesis.   

 Year OneYear TwoYear Three
School in which
classes are attended
Business SchoolSchool of Foreign ServiceBoth

Business School Core Requirements:
•    Structure of Global Industries 
•    Accounting Fundamentals 
•    Financial Markets & Corporate Decision Making 
•    Managerial Statistics 
•    Firm Analysis & Strategy
•    Analysis & Reporting of Financial Info 
•    Marketing for Growth 
•    Leadership & Social Intelligence 
•    Analytical Problem Solving 
•    Operations 
•    Global Business Environment 
•    Principled Leadership in Business & Society

School of Foreign Service Course Requirements:
•    International Trade 
•    Globalization 
•    International Relations 
•    International Finance 
•    MSFS Workshop 
•    MSFS Oral Examination 

Electives:   Students choose additional electives from a wide range of options specifically relevant to their career interests. 

Students enrolled in this dual degree program have access to the career services provided to students of both schools, as well as, Georgetown’s powerful alumni network. 

Candidates considering the MBA/MSFS dual-degree program also should contact the School of Foreign Service:

Phone: (202) 687-5763 
Fax: (202) 687-5116