MBA core courses are your academic foundation, and the breadth of electives and concentrations provide the flexibility to tailor your MBA education around specific career goals and interests.
You'll begin our MBA program with core courses that provide a solid foundation in the functional areas of business, preparing you to get the most out of your elective coursework.
The core curriculum consists of 30 semester hours (14 courses). Some core courses may be waived based on past academic work or a waiver exam. If you qualify to waive a course, you will replace that course with an elective. View core courses for each functional area below.
Gain a deeper knowledge base or a broader perspective on the different areas of business. Choose 24 hours of electives (eight courses) including one required international business course.
Flexibility is a hallmark of the Georgia Tech MBA program. You can customize your education and take elective courses across multiple academic areas or develop expertise in specific areas with MBA concentrations.
Whatever route you decide to take, we encourage you to think strategically to devise a program of study that will best meet your long-term professional goals. Graduate Office staff will advise you on customizing the MBA curriculum and help you plan your path to success in your chosen field.
Optional MBA Concentrations
MBA concentrations provide you with a clear roadmap of electives and requirements to develop expertise in specific business areas. Students pursuing concentrations will take nine-hours of electives (three courses) that count towards the required 24 hours of electives. You may choose one or more concentrations from a variety of functional and interdisciplinary business areas.
Concentrations are optional. You also have the flexibility to take electives in any combination of areas to meet your goals. View electives and concentrations for each area below.
Course information is subject to change.