J. Mack Robinson College of Business - Georgia State University

Introduction

Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the destination choice for highly qualified graduate students who want to become business and academic leaders in a global society, faculty who want to achieve international recognition for research and teaching, and businesses most want to support and partner with a business school that has students and faculty who have the requisite skills to add value to organisations in fast changing, complex, and inter-connected business environments.

As the fifth-largest business school in the United States, with approximately 200 full-time faculty members, we are able to offer a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses. Our talented student body is one of the most diverse in the United States, hailing from more than 88 countries. Our location in the heart of Atlanta's vibrant business district makes us minutes away from many of the nation's top companies.

Program Presentation

Our specialized masters programs are designed for students who have an undergraduate degree (it does not have to be a business degree), and wish to study a discipline in greater depth. We offer these programs in two formats: a flexible format that allows full or part-time students to earn their masters at their own pace (up to three years); and an accelerated, one-year format that allows working professionals to earn their master’s in approximately 12 months.

One-Year Specialized Masters in Accountancy, Finance, Global Hospitality Management, International Business, Information System Audit and Control, Information Systems, Marketing, Wealth Management and Taxation.

Flexible Specialized Masters are as the name implies, flexible: flexible in terms of course load, days offered, times of days and majors. Accountancy; Actuarial Science; Business Economics; Health Administration; Managerial Sciences with concentrations in Human Resources Management, Operations Management and Business Analysis, Mathematical Risk Management and Risk Management Insurance and Real Estate.

Program Accreditations: AACSB, AARTS, ABHE, ACCS, ACCSCT, ASHES, ATS, MSA, ACCET, CAHME, COE, DETC, NACCAS, NCA, NEASC-CTCI, NWCCU, SACS, TACCS and WASC- ACCJC

Rankings: 4th in Risk Management and Insurance. 8th Management Information Systems. 10th in Real Estate. In the top 30 of programs for Hospitality and 36th Health Administration.

Type of Program: Specialized Masters Program Format: One-Year Masters and Flexible Masters Application Deadlines: February 1st, May 1st, April 1st, October 15th and September 1st (depending on the program start date). Starting Dates: January, May and August

Student Body

  • Male Female Ratio: 60/40%
  • Average Age: 24 - 31
  • Degree Background: Bachelor’s in U.S. or equivalent
  • International Students:
  • North America: 68%
  • Oceania and Asia: 9%
  • Middle East: 6%
  • Africa: 5%
  • Latin America: 5%
  • Central/South America: 4%
  • Europe: 3%
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  • English

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Master

Master of Global Hospitality Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Global Hospitality Management provides graduates with in-depth knowledge of the global impact of the hospitality industry. [+]

Master of Global Hospitality Management The Master of Global Hospitality Management provides graduates with in-depth knowledge of the global impact of the hospitality industry. Students also benefit from extensive contact with industry executives, guest speakers, and professional and social events. The cost of the Master of Global Hospitality Management is $37,500, paid in three installments based on course load, which covers all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. A non-refundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. Robinson’s Master of Global Hospitality Management is a year-long cohort program. Students proceed as a group through a sequenced curriculum of modules beginning each August. Admission is selective and seeks motivated and eager individuals who are strong academically. Professional experience is preferred, but not required. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadline Fall 2015 May 1, 2015 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of International Business

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of International Business is designed for both U.S. and international students aspiring to develop themselves as global managers. [+]

Master of International Business The Master of International Business is designed for both U.S. and international students aspiring to develop themselves as global managers. The total program cost is $37,500, paid in three installments based on course load. Tuition covers all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks, professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center, and a free membership to the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. The MIB is a year-long cohort program. Participants proceed as a group through a sequenced curriculum of modules beginning each January. Admissions to the MIB program is competitive as the program seeks individuals who are strong academically and are committed to pushing the boundaries of their thinking. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadlines: Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Professional Accountancy

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Professional Accountancy is designed for students with non-accounting business degrees wishing to acquire strong accounting and financial reporting skills. [+]

Master of Professional Accountancy The Master of Professional Accountancy is designed for students with non-accounting business degrees wishing to acquire strong accounting and financial reporting skills as well as the credit hours to meet the educational requirements to become a CPA or CMA in the state of Georgia. The program cost is $37,500, paid in three installments based on course load. Tuition covers all class materials, textbooks, parking, meals/snacks, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. This MPA is offered in a one-year format over three semesters. Beginning in spring 2015 classes will meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 – 7 p.m. or 7:15 – 9:45 p.m. Students will proceed as a cohort — a structure that fosters peer learning, collaboration, and building lifelong business networks. Admission to the one-year MPA program is competitive and seeks only the most driven and motivated students. All applicants for this program must have already taken Accounting I and II prior to submitting an application. Location: GSU’S Buckhead Center Application Deadlines: Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Fall 2015 May 1, 2015 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Taxation

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 USA Atlanta + 1 more

The program is in cohort format starting in the fall or spring semester (no summer admissions.) Students may select either the one-year or two-year cohort. [+]

Master of Taxation Tuition for the Master of Taxation program is $37,500 and is paid in three installments based on courseload. Tuition covers all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. The program is in cohort format starting in the fall or spring semester (no summer admissions.) Students may select either the one-year or two-year cohort. Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university and have taken Principles of Accounting 1 and 2 and an undergraduate-level tax course. Professional work experience is not required. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadline Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Fall 2015 May 1, 2015 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

MSc

Master of Business Administration, Finance (MBA-FI)

Campus Full time 16  August 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration or major in finance allows students to emphasize in one or a combination of the following areas: corporate finance investments and portfolio management financial institutions and capital markets international finance [+]

Application Deadline September 15th (Spring 2015) Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Analytics

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Science in Analytics enables students to harness the power of data and transform data into knowledge and insight. [+]

Master of Science in Analytics The Master of Science in Analytics enables students to harness the power of data and transform data into knowledge and insight. The cost of the MS in Analytics is $39,000, paid in three installments based on courseload, which covers all class materials, textbooks, access to all software and data sets used in the courses, iPad, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. A non- refundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. The Master of Science in Analytics one-year cohort program is a full-time, 3 semester program. Classes are offered during the day, with some available in the evenings and online. Course work begins in August with a two-week, intensive programming “boot camp” and students graduate in December of the following year. Locations: Downtown Campus and GSU’s Buckhead Center Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Finance

Campus Full time 11  September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Science in Finance with a Specialization in Corporate Finance provides future CFOs with the analytical and application skills. [+]

Master of Science in Finance The Master of Science in Finance with a Specialization in Corporate Finance provides future CFOs with the analytical and application skills, market knowledge, decision-making and technical skills required to compete in today’s ever-changing financial environment. The cost of the program is $37,500, paid in three installments based on course load, which covers all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. A non-refundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. The program is offered in an 11-month, three-semester format. Classes meet every Monday and every other Wednesday from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Moreover, class size is limited and students proceed as a cohort — a structure that fosters peer learning, collaboration, and building lifelong business networks. Candidate work experience is preferred but not required. Prospects also must hold a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. This program enrolls every January. The cohort will be limited in size; candidates should apply as early as possible. Location: GSU’S Buckhead Center Application Deadline Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Information Systems

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The MS in Information Systems produces graduates who are able to combine business knowledge with the latest information systems tools and techniques. [+]

Master of Science in Information Systems The MS in Information Systems produces graduates who are able to combine business knowledge with the latest information systems tools and techniques to enable organizations to compete strongly in the global marketplace. The cost of the program is $41,100 and covers class materials, an iPad, textbooks, parking, meals/snacks, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. Students will be billed in three installments of $13,700 per semester. A nonrefundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. The Master of Science in Information Systems program produces graduates who are able to combine business knowledge with the latest information systems tools and techniques to enable organizations to compete strongly in the global marketplace. Robinson’s Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems is a year-long cohort program. Students proceed as a group through three semesters: fall, spring and summer. MS IS students are required to begin field study in the second semester of their program. Subject to availability, MS IS students are expected to do full-time field study in the second and third semesters of study. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Candidates will be chosen based on interviews, GPA, GMAT or GRE scores, and the ability to handle demanding coursework. Professional experience is not required. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadline Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Fall 2015 May 1, 2015 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Information Systems Audit and Control

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Science in Information Systems Audit and Control program is designed to meet the needs of students who want to build a strong background in application. [+]

Master of Science in Information Systems Audit and Control The Master of Science in Information Systems Audit and Control program is designed to meet the needs of students who want to build a strong background in application, auditing and assurance of information, and information and communication technology (ICT) in accounting. Tuition is $37,500 and covers textbooks, class materials, an iPad, parking, meals/snacks professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center, and a free membership to Atlanta Chapter of ISACA. A $250 deposit is due upon enrollment. This one-year cohort program comprises 30 credit hours (nine courses at three credits each) and a field study course (three credits). The cohort meets every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Candidates will be chosen based on interviews, GPA, GMAT or GRE scores, and the ability to handle demanding coursework. Professional experience is not required. All admitted students will be required to complete online courses on systems analysis and database management. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadline Fall 2015 May 1, 2015 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Managing Information Technology

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Science in Managing Information Technology is for experienced IT professionals wishing to acquire the strategic, organizational, financial and technical expertise. [+]

Master of Science in Managing Information Technology The Master of Science in Managing Information Technology is for experienced IT professionals wishing to acquire the strategic, organizational, financial and technical expertise required to advance to significant management-level positions within their firms. This program requires a minimum of four years of experience. A hallmark of this program is the formal mentoring. Students gain not only functional expertise but also leadership skills by being paired with an established, accomplished professional in the discipline. Through these one-to-one pairings, students receive coaching, advice and support through the duration of the program. The cost of the program is $41,100 and covers class materials, an iPad, textbooks, parking, meals/snacks, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. Students will be billed in three installments of $13,700 per semester. A nonrefundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. The Executive MS is a year-long cohort program. Participants proceed as a group through a sequenced curriculum of modules beginning each August. Classes are held on alternating Saturdays. Admission to the Executive MS is competitive as the program seeks individuals who are at the top of their game and looking to go further. Location: GSU’s Alpharetta Center Application Deadline Fall 2015 May 1, 2015 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

The MS in Marketing with a Certificate of Specialization in Brand and Customer Management is for marketing professionals who want to update/expand their knowledge. [+]

Master of Science in Marketing The MS in Marketing with a Certificate of Specialization in Brand and Customer Management is for marketing professionals who want to update/expand their knowledge as well as managers who oversee marketing activities but lack formal training and career changers. Cost of the program is $37,500 and covers class materials, an iPad, textbooks, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. Students will be billed in three installments based on course load. A nonrefundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Science (MS) in Marketing is a year-long cohort program. Students proceed as a group through a sequenced curriculum of five session modules. The MS in Marketing is a competitive program, seeking applicants with demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, intense academic environment. Professional experience is not required. This program is available in the spring semester only. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadline Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

Master of Science in Real Estate

Campus Full time 11  September 2017 USA Atlanta

The Master of Science in Real Estate (M.S.R.E.) degree is designed for students who are principally interested in careers in the real estate industry. [+]

Master of Science in Real Estate The Master of Science in Real Estate (M.S.R.E.) degree is designed for students who are principally interested in careers in the real estate industry and those who will use real property in business decision making. It provides students with both general and specialized real estate knowledge and analytical skills. The only program of its kind in Atlanta, Robinson’s One-Year MS in Real Estate provides analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills to make decisions about real estate assets under conditions of risk and uncertainty. The cost of the program is $37,500, paid in three installments based on courseload, which covers all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. A non-refundable orientation and program fee of $250 is due upon enrollment. The program is offered in an 11-month, three-semester format utilizing an employer- and family-friendly schedule. Class size is limited and students proceed as a cohort — a structure that fosters peer learning, collaboration, and building lifelong business networks. The MSRE provides graduates with qualifications and recognitions including: ARGUS DCF certification program CCIM University Fast Track candidacy Georgia Real Estate Sales License educational requirement Candidate work experience is preferred but not required. Prospects must hold a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. The cohort will be limited in size; candidates should apply as early as possible. Location: GSU’s Buckhead Center Application Deadline Spring 2015 September 15, 2014 Admissions Requirements Complete the online application along with the $50 application fee. Applicants may submit either GMAT or GRE scores. One official copy of the transcript of all previous college work is required from each institution previously attended. Each transcript must be in an envelope from the institution closed with the institution’s official seal and must be submitted unopened by the applicant with the rest of the application packet. If an institution’s policies do not permit it to send official transcripts to applicants for use with self-managed applications, the transcripts may be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services using the address given here. In this instance, applicants should indicate on the application that the transcripts will be sent separately by the appropriate deadline. The master’s application contains two narrative questions. Answers to these questions must be typed. You have the opportunity to answer these questions as part of the online application process. Evaluative interviews are not part of the application process for most programs, so it is important that applicants complete these essays in a thorough and thoughtful way. The essays are the opportunity for applicants to present themselves to the Master’s Admissions Committee. It provides a way to highlight qualities relevant to success in a graduate business program that may not be evident in test scores and past academic performance. Begin each response on a separate page and show the letter and/or number of the question at the top of each page. Put your complete name at the top of each page. Please limit each response to 500 words typed and double-spaced. Note: This essay is required for all master’s programs. There are two parts to this section. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals after completing the program. What characteristics do you possess that would make you a good fit for these goals? Complete one of the following (Do not exceed 500 words.): I have always wanted to… What makes you unique? The greatest lesson I have ever learned is… Why have you chosen this degree? Note: This essay is optional for all master’s programs. Please provide any additional information about yourself that is not covered elsewhere in this application but that you believe is appropriate and relevant to the evaluation of your application. All applicants must include an updated résumé with application. One year of work experience is required for the Flex MBA program, and while work experience is not required for the Specialized Master’s program at Robinson, it is preferred. It is our belief that the discussion will be richer based on our student’s ability to share their professional work experiences in examples and scenarios. Over the past few years, we have noted an average work experience of five to six years from the accepted applicants. One professional letter of recommendation is required for One-Year, Executive MS, and Master of Taxation applicants. Applicants to the Flexible MBA or other Specialized Master’s programs are not required to submit a letter of recommendation, but are welcome to do so. Recommendation letters may be submitted through the online application process or in sealed envelopes from the recommender; recommenders must sign their names across the sealed portion of the back of the envelope. Letters of recommendation must be submitted unopened with the rest of the application packet. They may not be reviewed by the applicant at any time. An applicant who does not wish to waive access to a letter of recommendation must arrange for the recommender to provide him or her a copy. [-]

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