McDonough School of Business

Dual Degrees, Certificates, and Experiential Learning

To prepare students to become tomorrow’s leaders, the Georgetown MBA provides opportunities to participate in hands-on activities that build your skills and your resume. These experiences are embedded throughout the MBA journey, ensuring that graduates have the skills, insights, and connections to advance their careers.

Dual Degree

The McDonough School of Business has partnered with the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and McCourt School of Public Policy to help meet the growing demand for business executives with additional cross-functional expertise. Dual degree programs are only open to Full-time MBA students.

MBA Certificates

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Certificate in the Business of Healthcare

The MBA Certificate in the Business of Healthcare equips students with the experience and skills necessary to lead at the intersection of business and healthcare and to make an impact on the single largest sector of the U.S. economy.

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Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy

Certificate study at the intersection of business, economics, and policy connects the strengths of the Georgetown McDonough faculty and the curriculum to the rich resources of Washington, D.C.

Certificate in Consumer Analytics and Insights

The Certificate in Consumer Analytics and Insights is a response to a growing interest among businesses in using consumer data to make decisions.

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Certificate in Sustainable Business

The Certificate in Sustainable Business equips students with knowledge and practical experience to lead and manage successful businesses with a deep understanding of the complex social, economic, and environmental challenges of the 21st century.

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Certificate in Global Real Estate

The Certificate in Global Real Estate equips students with the experiences and skills necessary to compete in the commercial real estate job market and make an impact in the field.

Global Learning

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Global Business Experience

Working in small teams, students partner with executives from multinational organizations to address complex business challenges. Then, students travel to the client’s country for a week-long trip to present recommendations to senior leadership. This innovative program is part of the core curriculum for all MBA students.

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International Treks

Through career treks MBA students travel internationally to network with alumni and learn about specific industries. Treks are student-run and complement their Global Business Experience. Recent locations include Mexico, Tanzania, Tel Aviv, and Bogota.

Experiential Learning

Venture Fellows Program

Breaking into venture capital right out of an MBA is not an easy task. With the Venture Fellows program, you can get a leg up by working with real investors through a year-long apprenticeship at a local VC firm.

Real Estate Clinic

Through the Steers Center for Real Estate, you will underwrite live real estate investments being considered by commercial real estate firms. Our students actively engage in top-quality investments and financial processes and gain experience in debt and equity investments.

Executive Challenge

Embedded into the Full-time MBA Leadership Communication class, this day-long experience simulates real-world executive presentations and board meetings. MBA students engage 100 alumni at the executive level in an action-packed day of intense problem solving and competition.

InSITE Fellows

InSITE Fellows join a network of leaders in technology and venture capital, and participate in semester-long consulting projects for local emerging companies. Fellows join consulting-style teams which work with InSITE-selected startups on crucial problems. In the past fellows have worked on projects centered around the formation of pitch materials, product development, consumer research and pricing strategy.

Independent Study

Through these independent study tutorials, you can explore topics in more depth for class credit and work directly with distinguished professors. Recent tutorials have been with organizations like the World Bank/IFC and startup incubator 1776.

Academics and Curriculum