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Scheller College of Business – Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Tech Full-Time MBA Program Structure

The Georgia Tech full-time MBA program at the Scheller College of Business is designed to be undertaken in two years. It involves three main components: 12 core courses (21 semester hours), an optional summer internship, and 11 electives (33 semester hours).

Curriculum

The Georgia Tech full-time MBA program requires 12 core courses that cover business fundamentals. The majority of core classes take place in the first semester of the 22-month program, with the majority of electives taking place during the second year. With core courses out of the way, students in their second years can focus more on electives chosen to fit particular interests, except for one required international business course that enables global business competency to be developed; elective courses span fields including accounting, business analytics, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and strategic management.

Full-Time MBA Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 29 (tie)
• Bloomberg: 27 (U.S.); 31 (Global)
• Forbes: 30
• Financial Times: 60
• The Economist: 31

Class Profile

Currently, 158 students are enrolled in the Georgia Tech full-time MBA program. New entrants are, on average, 28-years old, and join the program with an average GMAT score of 680 (669 for domestic entrants and 717 for international attendees), and 4.5 years of previous professional work experience.

About 14.5 percent of the class is of minority status and over 25 percent come from outside the U.S. The vast majority of the 158 students in the program are male, at 76.6.

Career Statistics

Roughly 93 percent of the most recent graduating class was employed within three months of graduation—71.9 percent of which earned employment by their graduation date. The average base salary of Georgia Tech full-time MBA grads is $106,115, ranging as high as $147,000 annually. The 23 percent of students in the class to earn a signing bonus received an average offering of $25,378.

Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid

Georgia Tech full-time MBA students can expect to pay a total of about $29,232 a year (for Georgia residents) or $40,180 a year (for out-of-state residents), as well as $2,010 in mandatory fees.

Financial assistance is available in the form of federal loans, graduate assistantships, and a limited number of fellowships.

Admissions

To apply to the Georgia Tech full-time MBA program, applicants must submit a completed application form, transcripts from all degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions attended and two letters of recommendation. The school also requires applicants to complete one essay about their leadership experiences and goals, with the option to complete a second essay.

Previous work experience is not explicitly required to enroll in the program, but the school does advise applicants to have at least two years of experience prior to applying.

Applicants must also send in their GMAT or GRE scores and pay a nonrefundable $75 application fee. Non-native English speakers are required to send in TOEFL scores, although this requirement may be waived by applicants who have completed at least one year of university-level study in a country where English is the sole official language. Admissions interviews are also required and only scheduled by invitation.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Round Four – April 1, 2019
Round Five – June 3, 2019

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