Terry College of Business – University of Georgia

University of Georgia Professional MBA Program Structure

The University of Georgia Professional MBA at the Terry College of Business is a part-time program that can be completed in 23 months through evening classes and distance learning. Classes can be taken at the Atlanta campus and the UGA Gwinnett campus. The program is structured into eight modules, each spanning 12 weeks.


The University of Georgia Professional MBA program is comprised of 48 credits, 12 required courses and four electives. The program focuses on the theory and the practice of the foundations of business, leadership and strategy. The professional MBA is broken down into eight 12-week modules consisting of two classes each. Each class is made up of seven in-person classes, three distance learning weeks, pre-reading and a final project or exam. An option of an international residency is also available.

Class Profile

The typical University of Georgia Professional MBA class is approximately 64 percent male and 36 percent female. On average, students are 31-years old when they begin the program and have seven years of professional experience. The average GMAT and GPA earned by full-time students are 562 and 3.2, respectively.


Terry College of Business offers students’ access to the MBA Career Management Center, which enables students, employers and alumni to connect and create relationships and business opportunities. The Center offers networking events, information sessions, interviews, market trends, company tours, job postings, national recruiting fairs and student club events.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The University of Georgia Professional MBA degree tuition cost is $56,400 for residents of Georgia. For non-residents, tuition for one year is $72,000. The cost of the program includes University of Georgia tuition and fees, career services, professional development workshops, networking events and parking.

Students in the Professional MBA program can use services offered at the Office of Student Financial Aid to help capitalize on federal and/or private student loan programs.

The Professional MBA program offers some merit-based scholarships for students based on academic achievement.

Admissions Procedures

The guidelines for applying for the University of Georgia Professional MBA program are largely the same as the full-time program guidelines. Along with a minimum of two years of work experience, applicants must submit a one-page résumé detailing career growth, two letters of recommendation, a personal essay, official transcripts from any institution attended for college credit, GMAT or GRE scores, TOEFL or IELTS scores for any non-native English speaker and nonrefundable application fee of $100.

Application Deadlines

Final Deadline – Mary 30, 2018