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Executive MBA Class Profile

Diverse and Experienced

For every Executive MBA class, we select outstanding professionals from diverse industries, functions, and business sectors. Why? So you gain insights from a richly varied network that lasts your entire professional life. We require Executive MBA participants to have seven years of experience. Most participants have much more.

Average years of work experience

Average GPA

18 3.07

Average years of management experience

Average age 

13 42

Class Demographics











Military Experience



Functional Areas

Finance/Accounting 13%
General Management 29%
Human Resources 6%
Information Technology 6%
Marketing/Sales 10%
Operations/Logistics 36%


General Services 29%
Technology 23%
Consumer Products 3%
Financial Services 6%
Manufacturing 19%
Government/Non-profit 19%

Return on Investment

Received a promotion while enrolled 33%
Their ability to be promoted increased 55%
Were awarded new responsibilities at work 62%
Experienced increased effectiveness at work 100%
Executive MBA student employers-- classes of 2022 and 2023:
  • Aavis Pharmaceuticals
  • Services, Inc.
  • Apple, Inc.
  • AROL North America, Inc.
  • AT&T
  • Atlanta Housing Authority
  • Atlanta Paving & Construction
  • Atticus Franchise Group
  • Automated Logic Corporation
  • AXIS Capital
  • Babel Street
  • BHI Energy
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Caterpillar
  • CentricsIT
  • Chemtrade Logistics
  • Chick-fil-A, Inc.
  • Coca-Cola
  • Cox Communications
  • Cricket Wireless
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc
  • Department of Defense, US Army
  • Duracell
  • Elavon
  • Equifax, Inc.
  • Flexicare
  • Georgia Army National Guard 
  • Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Georgia Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hydro Extrusions North America
  • Levantina USA, INC
  • Level 5 Capital Partners
  • Lyle Industries
  • Mansfield Energy
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Navicent Health
  • North East Georgia Medical Center
  • Novelis
  • Olam Americas
  • Pathfinders Consulting
  • Piedmont Henrgy Hospital
  • PR Electronics
  • Prudential Financial 
  • Refuge Coffee Company
  • Regions Financial
  • Republic Finance, LLC
  • SAIC
  • Sancorp Consulting
  • SeaTec Consulting
  • Switch Inc
  • Tableau
  • Textron Inc.
  • The Home Depot
  • TriMedx, LLC
  • Truist Financial
  • United States Army
  • UPS
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Army, Georgia National Guard
  • United States Senate
  • Vannoy Construction
  • Veritiv 
  • Voestalpine
  • Vulcan Materials Company
  • WarnerMedia / Turner Broadcasting
  • Welch Allyn (Subsidiary of Hillrom)



Latest News

The part-time and full-time MBA programs at UGA both moved up the latest graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report, with the part-time Professional MBA in Atlanta earning its best ranking ever from U.S. News.

When Larry Richardson began the Executive MBA program at the Terry College, he wanted to transition from years of work in emergency medical services to the business side of public safety.

Susan Brown brings a range of relevant experiences to her new role as director of the Executive and Professional MBA Programs at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

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