Scheller College of Business – Georgia Institute of Technology

History

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Scheller College of Business was founded in 1912 and started its MBA program in 1954. It is accredited by the AACSB and was given its current name after a $50 million gift from Class of 1952 alum Ernest Scheller Jr. in 2012. Currently, the school offers programs for the following degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration, Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D., MS in Quantitative and Computational Finance, MS in Analytics, and dual degrees combining an MBA with either an MS or Ph.D.

Location(s)

Scheller College of Business is located near Georgia Tech’s main campus in Midtown Atlanta. Midtown is Atlanta’s second largest business district, located between the Downtown and Bankhead commercial and financial districts. The business school is proximal to Atlanta’s best-regarded entertainment venues and museums, as well as the John Marshall Law School. The area is accessible by MARTA public transportation, most highways, and is less than 20 minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Facilities

Scheller College of Business’s 248,000-square-foot, LEED-certified building is on the western edge of Georgia Tech’s main campus, in Midtown’s high-tech business district. The building is part of Technology Square, a multi-block high-tech neighborhood including several other Georgia Tech buildings. The building offers state-of-the-art technology throughout its classrooms and a $1 million trading floor for those preparing for careers in investment banking.

Faculty

Scheller has about 80 faculty members who teach courses across fields including information technology, operations management, sustainability, marketing, strategic management, finance and accounting. In addition to holding advanced degrees, many faculty members at Scheller have practical business expertise through consulting, executive and entrepreneurial work histories. The faculty are also renowned for their original research and interactive learning approach.

Student Body

As of 2016 the Scheller College of Business had 140 students enrolled in the full-time MBA program, and 145 in the Evening MBA. The school admits about 55-65 to each Executive MBA cohort.

MBA Degree Offerings

Scheller offers a full-time MBA program (to be completed on a two-year track), a part-time Evening MBA program and an Executive MBA program.