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Professional MBA Curriculum

The Professional MBA curriculum gives you the full education of our prestigious AACSB-accredited Georgia MBA while seamlessly integrating with your busy life.

Program Benefits

The Professional MBA curriculum accelerates your learning with:

  • Experienced and highly qualified faculty.
  • A cohort model with a predictable schedule and fixed academic calendar.
  • Timely topics and activities pertinent to real-world business problems.
  • Distance learning blended with traditional learning for flexibility and convenience.
  • Opportunity to pursue certificates in Workforce Diversity, Entrepreneurship, and /or a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. 
  • Optional concentrations in Finance/Accounting, Innovation/Entrepreneurship, Leadership , Marketing, Operations/Supply Chain Management, or Real Estate.

Curriculum

Our curriculum emphasizes both theory and practice in business foundations, strategy, and leadership. You will:

  • Complete 48 credit hours comprised of 16 courses
    • 10 required courses completed in modules 1-5. 
    • 6 electives (electives offered will vary year to year) completed in modules 6-8.
  • Earn your Professional MBA in 17, 20, or 23 months.
    • Students who want to complete the program within 17 months will complete (6) electives by the end of module 6
    • Students who want to complete the program within 20 months will complete (6) electives by the end of module 7.
    • Students who complete the program in 23 months will complete (6) electives by the end of module 8.  

Format

The Professional MBA is structured into 8 modules of 12 weeks each plus an optional international residency for global experience. In each module you will take 2 courses. Each course consists of:

Weekday Cohort

  • 7 in-person classes per course (meeting time: 6:00pm-9:00pm)
  • 3 online weeks
  • Pre-reading
  • Final projects or exams

Saturday Cohort

  • 4 in-person classes per course: 3 full days and one half day (full day meeting time: 9:00am-4:00pm)
  • 3 online weeks
  • Pre-reading
  • Final projects or exams

Learn more about cohort options.

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