Professional MBA Program

Professional MBA Class Profile

A Balance of Academics and Experience

The ideal student enriches our Professional MBA with real-life experience.

Average Years of Work Experience
​7
Average Age
31

Degrees

DegreePercentage
Business + Economics 52%
Liberal Arts 26%
Engineering/Science/Computer 14%

Industries

Industires represented by Professional MBA students
IndustryPercentage
General Services 8%
Technology 18%
Consumer Products 13%
Media/Entertainment 2%
Financial Services 16%
Manufacturing 19%
Government/Non-profit 11%
Pharmaceutical 10%

General Services includes retail, insurance, healthcare, energy, distribution, and transportation

Functional Areas

AreaPercentage
Consulting 7%
Finance/Accounting 17%
General Management 17%
Information Technology 5%
Marketing/Sales 26%
Operations/Logistics 27%

Class Makeup

DemographicPercentage of Students
Underrepresented Minority 31
Male 41
Female 51
Average GMAT
558
Average GPA
3.21
Average GRE Verbal
152
Average GRE Quantitative
149

Participating Companies

A sample of companies represented by our Professional Students:

  • AGCO Corporation
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  •  BB&T
  • Bobby Dodd Institute
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bridgestone Golf
  • Capgemini
  • Capital One  
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Centron
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Cigna
  • City of Atlanta 
  • Cox Automotive
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Emory Healthcare
  • Floor and Decor
  • Fullscreen Media
  • GE Digital
  • Georgia Department of Banking and Finance
  • Georgia Expo
  • Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Grant Thornton, LLP
  • Gwinnett County
  • Habitat for Humanity International
  • HD Supply
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Intercontinental Hotels Group
  • Jackson Electric Membership Corporation
  • King & Spalding
  • Liberty Mutual
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Newell Brands
  • Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Northeast Georgia Health System
  • Novelis
  • PNC Bank
  • Ricoh-USA
  • Southern Company Gas 
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Stryker
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Textron
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Home Depot
  • The Kroger Co.
  • Turner Broadcasting
  • UPS
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Army 
  • Veritiv

Return on Investment (Class of 2019 Exit Survey)

BenefitPercentage
Received Promotion 45
Were awarded new responsibilities at work 52
Experienced increased effectiveness at work 85

 

 

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