Professional MBA Program

Professional MBA Curriculum

The Professional MBA curriculum gives you the full education of our prestigious AACSB-accredited UGA MBA while seamlessly integrating with your busy life.

Program Benefits

The Professional MBA curriculum accelerates your learning with:

  • Experienced and highly qualified faculty.
  • A cohort model with a predictable schedule and fixed academic calendar.
  • Timely topics and activities pertinent to real-world business problems.
  • Distance learning blended with traditional learning for flexibility and convenience.


Our curriculum emphasizes both theory and practice in business foundations, strategy, and leadership. You will:

  • Complete 48 credit hours comprised of 16 courses
    • 12 required courses
    • 4 electives (electives offered will vary year to year).
  • Earn your Professional MBA in 23 months.


The Professional MBA is structured into 8 modules of 12 weeks each plus an optional international residency for global experience. In each module you will take 2 courses. Each course consists of:

  • 7 in-person classes (meeting time: 6:00pm-9:00pm)
  • 3 online weeks
  • Pre-reading
  • Final projects or exams