Executives can improve specific skill sets through Georgetown's Open Enrollment offerings, which range from brief courses on specific business topics to programs in global management or leading change.

Registration Information

Executive Certificate Programs - Registration Information
Admissions Criteria
Fees and Payments
Pricing Structure and Group Registration
Cancellations, Substitutions, and Transfers
Cancellation of Open Enrollment Programs
Additional Policies

To Register for a Program 
Please complete an application as early as possible to ensure a place in the program. We recommend completing and submitting applications at least four weeks in advance of the program start date. 
Submit applications online by following the link on the program information page. All certificate program pages can be found here. Once submitted you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. If you do not receive this after 72 hours please contact us at msbexeced@georgetown.edu or +1 (202) 687-2704.
You may also submit your application via mail or fax to: 
McDonough School of Business
Office of Executive Education
Attn: Lindsay deCastrique
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 474 
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057 
Fax: +1 (202) 687-9200 

Admissions Criteria 
Applications are subject to acceptance by the Office of Executive Education in the McDonough School of Business. Qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling basis and admission is dependent on available space. The Office of Executive Education monitors the balance of industries, regions, functions and experience in each program session in order to optimize the learning experience for participants. Notifications of acceptance will be delivered via email, no more than two weeks after the submission of a completed application. 
All programs will be delivered in English, unless stated as otherwise, therefore participants must be able to comprehend and converse in English. 
In accordance with Georgetown University policy, Georgetown University provides educational opportunities without regard to and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, family responsibilities, familial status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, personal appearance, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran’s status or any other factor prohibited by law in its educational programs and activities. Inquiries regarding Georgetown University’s non-discrimination policy may be addressed to Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action, 37th and O St., N.W., Suite M36, Darnall Hall, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057.

Fees and Payments
Fees are due upon acceptance into the program. We accept credit cards (VISA or Mastercard only), wire transfers and checks made payable to “Georgetown University” with the name of the program written on the memo line. Program fees must be paid in full prior to the program start date. The program fees cover tuition, program materials, lunches and breaks.
The Office of Executive Education in the McDonough School of Business offers the following pricing structure: 
  • Single registrant - published price
  • Georgetown Alumni - 20% fee reduction (for full-time or executive degree alumni only)
  • NGO, Government, or Organization with Multiple Participants to the same class - 10% fee reduction

Fee reductions for multiple individuals from the same organization apply to registrations only when they are received at the same time and are for the same specific program offering.  Program discounts cannot be combined for one participant. 

For questions on which discount applies or when there are more than five registrants from the same organization please contact Lindsay deCastrique by emailing msbexeced@georgetown.edu. The Global Advanced Management Program is excluded from all special offers. 
All requests for cancellations, substitutions and transfers must be submitted in writing. Submit your request via email to Lindsay deCastrique (msbexeced@georgetown.edu) with the name of the program followed by 'Cancellation," 'Transfer,' or 'Substitution' in the subject line. Or mail to 
Lindsay deCastrique
Office of Executive Education
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 474
37th and O Streets NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

The policies for such requests are as follows:

Days before start date of programCancellation PolicyTransfer PolicySubstitution Policy
More than 30 days notice$150 administration fee$150 administration fee$150 administration fee
15 to 30 days notice50% refund$150 administration fee$150 administration fee
14 days or fewer25% refund$500 administration fee$150 administration fee
One transfer per registrant to an alternative offering within 12 months is allowed. 
Substitutions are subject to there being enough time for the participant to prepare for the program.
A transfer or substitution request followed by a subsequent cancellation will be subject to the application cancellation fees noted above.
Cancellation of Open Enrollment Programs
All courses are offered contingent upon sufficient enrollment. If a course must be cancelled, all students will be notified at least ten (10) calendar days before the course's start date. All students will receive a 100% tuition refund.

Additional Policies 
Application, cancellation, transfer and substitution policies apply only to the Executive Certificate Open Enrollment Programs. Different policies are in place for Custom Programs and the Global Advanced Management Programs. Please see their respective pages for contact information.