The Department of Linguistics sponsors this M.A. program in the study of sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, and pragmatics. Students learn how to use these skills to solve concrete problems in workplace settings, institutions, and professions that depend largely upon language to accomplish their goals.
The science and practice of communications is an area of expertise and engagement across Georgetown schools.
Faculty across disciplines specialize in areas ranging from political communications and media relations to technological innovation. The university also offers a number of communications and journalism programs, including an executive master’s degree in Global Strategic Communications. Georgetown’s Washington, D.C., location provides students access to career opportunities at an array of internationally recognized public relations firms and journalism, communications, and media organizations.