Dec 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional, M.B.A.

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Brett Matherne, Assistant Dean for Flexible and Professional MBA Programs

The Professional MBA Program is a 24-month lock-step program designed for rising professionals with a minimum of four years of professional experience in a supervisor or mid-level management position with increasing responsibility to assume greater leadership roles. Students receive an MBA degree upon completion of the program.

The purpose of the Professional MBA program is to provide mid-level managers a challenging curriculum relevant to the needs of rising professionals. The curriculum develops and integrates leadership portfolio skills focusing on analytical skills for decision-making and incorporating global, ethical and culturally diverse dimensions; skills in assessing organizational performance and developing approaches for improvement; and interpersonal skills that contribute to teamwork. The lock-step format serves to forge strong networking, a more in-depth learning environment and support among the students as they take the same courses together during the program.

Students may choose from a variety of electives offered in multiple locations or online. International trips are available through the Robinson College’s Institute of International Business. The PMBA program also offers a dual degree with Master of Health Administration in a lock-step format over seven months.

For more information, visit the Professional MBA website at or call 404-413-7167.


Class size is limited, so we urge you to complete the application process as soon as possible. To be considered for admission, the following is required:

  • Approximately four years of professional, full-time work experience
  • Complete GMAT or GRE scores
  • A four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Completed online application
  • Up to three letters of recommendation
  • An essay
  • A resume
  • Applicants who are strong candidates for the program will be interviewed by the admissions committee

The admissions committee reviews applications as they are received.

Degree Requirements

This is a 48 semester hour, 24-month cohort program that includes electives.

Cornerstone Core (16.5 Hours)

Capstone Course (3 Hours)

8000-Level Elective Courses (12 Hours)

Electives may be selected from a variety of courses offered at multiple locations or online.

Program Total: 48 Hours

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