M.A. On Campus

Liberal Studies

Georgetown University

12 months
54744 USD/year
54744 USD/year
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Rooted in an interdisciplinary curriculum, Georgetown University’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies offers an opportunity for students to attain career advancement, prepare for further graduate study, and experience an enriching education. You’ll have the opportunity to explore subjects such as art, literature, religion, history, politics, and international affairs.  


The Program

Our Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University fosters inquiry, intellect, and curiosity through an emphasis on the exchange of ideas and perspectives. By taking a range of diverse courses, you’ll develop the research methods needed to conduct substantive studies of the humanities and sciences. You'll also study, analyze, and interpret compelling texts spanning historical, political, social, normative, scientific, religious, and cultural issues. From the Crusades and the U.S. Constitution to Chaucer and Shakespeare, our program offers a holistic view of the past, present, and future.

Ideal for working professionals, our program is designed to fit your schedule. We offer options for full- or part-time participation and classes are held on weekday evenings, so you can earn your degree at a pace that suits your needs—without interrupting your career.

Our graduates are inquisitive, committed scholars eager to pursue intellectual advancement and leave their mark on the world. Upon completing the program, you'll have the critical interpretive, analytical, and communication skills that are not only sought after by a wide variety of employers, but also vital to a “life well-lived.”


All programs offered by Georgetown are accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and all graduate programs have been approved by the Graduate School at Georgetown.

Programme Structure

Coruses include:

  • Russia: Politics and Culture through Literature and Film
  • Alienation and Self-Identity
  • Jesuit Values:ProfPractice
  • Foundational 
  • Globalization: The World's Path to the Present

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Resume or cv
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Writing sample
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27372 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    54744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27372 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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