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J. Mack Robinson College of Business – Georgia State University - Flex MBA

Georgia State University Flex MBA Program Structure

The Georgia State University Flex MBA program at the Robinson College of Business can be completed on a full or part-time track in a time period of between two and five years. The program–held at the downtown and Buckhead campuses–allows students to pursue a course of study in business with 18 different concentrations to choose from. The program can be completed in two to five years across roughly fifteen courses, depending on the student’s background and course of study, all of which can be scheduled according to individual work schedules.


The Georgia State University Flex MBA core curriculum includes accounting courses, management seminars, and a capstone course called Global Competitive Strategy. Students must also take 18 hours’ worth of career-specific elective courses. The program also allows for concentration in one of 18 subjects, including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general business, health administration, human resources management, international business, organization management, and risk management & insurance.

Georgia State Part-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 28

Class Profile

The typical Georgia State University Flex MBA class is approximately 61 percent male and 39 percent female, with their average age being around 29. Sixteen percent of students are international by citizenship, while 48 percent identify as ethnic minorities.

Flex MBA students have an average of 3.8 years professional work experience. Eighteen percent hold previous graduate degrees.

Career Statistics

Around 100 percent of recent graduates seeking employment found post-graduate jobs. The average starting salary for graduates was $70,647.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

The Georgia State Flex MBA degree tuition estimate totals $8,982 per year for Georgia residents and $23,544 for out-of-state residents, assuming a full-time course load with no waived courses.  The total tuition for In-state students ranges from $32,048 to $35,868. The total tuition for out-of-state students ranges from $67,668 to $79,554.

Financial assistance is available in the form of Federal Direct Loans, Sallie Mae Loans, research assistantships, merit-based scholarships, and non-resident tuition waivers from GSU. These opportunities are limited but present for international students.


Applicants to the Georgia State Flex MBA program must have completed a four-year degree or its equivalent for admission. No professional work experience is required.

To apply to the Flex MBA program, applicants must submit a completed application forms, one official transcript from all degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions attended, and a current résumé. One letter of recommendation may be submitted as well. The school also requires applicants to complete a two-part essay about their experiences and goals. Applicants must also send in their GMAT or GRE scores and a nonrefundable $50 application fee. Non-native English speakers are required to send in TOEFL scores, though this requirement may be waived by applicants who have earned degrees from a regionally-accredited U.S. institution of higher learning.

2021-2022 Georgia State Flex MBA Deadlines

The Robinson College of Business reviews applications on a rolling basis. The deadlines below are intended to serve as benchmarks. Due to our rolling admissions process, we encourage you to apply as early as possible.

Applicants can expect to receive a decision within six weeks of the Office of Graduate Admissions receiving all required materials.

Students can enter the program in the fall, spring or summer.


  • Fall
    Early Priority Scholarship Deadline: October 1
    Priority Scholarship Deadline II: December 1
    Priority Scholarship Deadline III: February 1
    International Student Deadline: April 1
    Final Deadline: August 1
  • Spring
    Early Priority Scholarship Deadline: September 1
    Priority Scholarship Deadline II: October 1
    International Student Deadline: November 1
    Final Deadline: December 1
  • Summer
    Early Priority Scholarship Deadline: February 1
    International Student Deadline: February 1
    Final Deadline: April 1

Georgia State Flex MBA FAQ’s

How has the university handled the pandemic?

Classes are currently offered in a hybrid format.

What MS programs are offered at Georgia State University?

There are many MS programs including chemistry, biology, educational psychology, and many more.

What are some of the career pathways offered in the Flex MBA?

Three courses and immersive experiences comprise each pathway. These include fintech, commercial innovation, and healthcare enterprise management.

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