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Application deadlines vary by program. Please consult the program page for deadline information.

For More Information Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University Tel: (404) 413-7167 / Fax: (404) 413-7162 E-mail: rcbgradadmissions@gsu.edu robinson.gsu.edu/specialized

MAILInG AddRESS: P.o. Box 3988 Atlanta, GA 30302 LoCATIon: 35 Broad Street, Suite 605 (at the corner of Marietta Street) Atlanta, GA 30303

RO B I N S O N . G S U. E D U / S P E C I A L I Z E D

RO B I N S O N . G S U. E D U / S P E C I A L I Z E D Robinson offers a broad range of specialized master’s degrees in two formats: Flexible-Format Programs, in which students take as light or as heavy a course load as their schedules permit—graduating in as few as two years; and One-Year Programs, in which students earn their degree in twelve months. AT G E o R G I A S TAT E U n I V E R S I T Y ’ S J . M A C K R o B I n S o n C o L L E G E o F B U S I n E S S

Specialized Master’s Degrees


Specialized Master’s Flexible-Format Programs Robinson offers several specialized master’s degrees that are flexible in format and open to full and part-time students. These include the Master of Science degree iin several majors as well as other specialized degrees. Most specialized programs are open to both full- and part-time students with late-afternoon and evening courses.

> Master of Actuarial Science > Master of Professional Accountancy > Master of Science with majors in:

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Business Economics Managerial Sciences (Business Analysis, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, or Organizational Change) Mathematical Risk Management Risk Management and Insurance Master of Science in Health Administration Master of Science in Real Estate Master of Science in Information Systems Audit and Control

One-Year Programs In addition to the Flexible-Format Masters, Robinson offers several specialized master’s degrees in a one-year format. These intensive, accelerated programs allow students to earn their degree in one year while continuing to work full-time. At present, the college offers six specialized master’s as one-year programs with plans to introduce more. All one-year programs are presented in a cohort format.

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Executive Master of Science in Managing Information Technology Fast-Track Master of Science in Finance Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management Fast-Track Master of Science in Information Systems Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing Fast-Track Master of Professional Accountancy Master of International Business Master of Science in Wealth Management Master of Taxation

Application Deadlines for Flexible-Format Specialized Master’s Programs S emester

Fall (August) Spring (January) Summer (June)

Graduate Certificate Programs

Information Sessions

In addition to our MBA and specialized master’s degrees, Robinson offers five graduate certificate programs. For more information about program requirements and curricula, visit robinson.gsu.edu/academic/certificate.html.

We encourage you to learn more about our specialized master’s programs at an upcoming open house

> > > > >

Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management

or information session. Register to

Graduate Certificate in Information Systems

attend one of these events by visiting:

Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Graduate Certificate of Specialization in Brand and Customer Management Graduate Certificate in Strategic Sales Leadership

robinson.gsu.edu/events

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

International Applicants

Tra nsient Stu dents

April 1 September 15 February 1

February 1 April 1 September 1

July 1 December 1 May 1

Application deadlines vary by program. Please consult the program page for deadline information.

For More Information Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University Tel: (404) 413-7167 / Fax: (404) 413-7162 E-mail: rcbgradadmissions@gsu.edu robinson.gsu.edu/specialized

MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 3988 Atlanta, GA 30302 LOCATION: 35 Broad Street, Suite 605 (at the corner of Marietta Street) Atlanta, GA 30303


Executive Master of Science in Managing Information Technology Overview The Executive MS-MIT is a one-year cohort program that can be completed while maintaining full-time employment. The students are paired with mentors from IT fields. The program is taught by the faculty of the Department of Computer Information Systems – ranked #8 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2014). Note: This program enrolls in the fall semester only.

Curriculum This program comprises 36 credit hours (ten courses at three credits each) and a field study course (six credits): Management of Information Services

Security and Privacy of Information Systems

Information Systems Strategy

Managing the Enterprise Architecture

Project Management

Mobile and Wireless Technologies & Applications

Finance and Accounting for Information Systems

Global Systems Servicing

Business Process Innovation

Capstone Project

Organizational Change Management

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every other Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Georgia State University’s Alpharetta Center. Students will complete electronic distance learning modules between the group sessions.

Cost $39,500* includes textbooks, course materials, iPad, meals at class meetings, and mentoring program. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essays, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, test scores, resume, letter of recommendation and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE, and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores > Four or more years of IT work experience required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online foundation classes in Accounting, Economics and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program

Application deadline: April 1

CONTACT: * Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

For more information about Robinson’s Executive Master of Science in Managing Information Technology, please contact: BRANDON WALTON Assistant Director, Enrollment 404-413-7048 | bwalton@gsu.edu Ephraim McLean Department Chair, Computer Information Systems 404-413-7448 | emclean@gsu.edu

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Fast-Track Master of Science in Information Systems Overview The Fast-Track Master of Science in Information Systems is a one-year cohort program. Graduates from the program will be able to combine business knowledge with the latest information systems tools and techniques. Graduates will be prepared for careers in a variety of areas such as systems development, information systems managements, consulting, project management, software quality management, database management, security and privacy, and business process design. The program is taught by the faculty of the Department of Computer Information Systems – ranked #8 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2014). Note: This program enrolls in the fall semester only.

Curriculum The program comprises 36 credit hours (eleven courses at three credits each) and a field study course (three credits): Information Technology Project Management

Enterprise Architecture

Business Process Innovation

Software Quality Management

Software Requirements Management

Field Study in Computer Information Systems Computer Forensics

Fundamentals of Database Management Systems

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Business Telecommunications and Networks

Computer Forensics

Security and Privacy of Information and Information Systems

Executive Information Systems

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $39,500* tuition covers textbooks, class materials, an iPad, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essays, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, test scores, resume and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE, and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores > Professional work experience is not required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online foundation classes in Accounting, Economics and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program > All admitted students will be required to complete an online programming course Application deadline: April 1

* Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

CONTACT: For more information about Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Science in Information Systems, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu Ephraim McLean Department Chair, Computer Information Systems 404-413-7448 | emclean@gsu.edu

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Master of International Business Overview The Master of International Business (MIB) is a one-year cohort program designed to provide graduates with in-depth knowledge of international business practices. Candidates will be selected based on their ability to handle demanding coursework and contribute meaningfully to the cohort. Several English for Business seminars will be available throughout the program. If participants require intensive English language training prior to beginning the MIB, they may enroll in GSU’s well-recognized TESL program for an additional cost. Note: This program enrolls in the spring semester only.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses: International Business Environment

International Business Field Study

International Legal Process

Funding International Business Operations

Commercial Diplomacy

Doing Business in Emerging Markets

International Business Negotiation

International Entrepreneurship

Special Topics in International Business

Policy & Strategy in the International Marketplace

Schedule & Location The cohort meets at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essays, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, test scores, resume and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE, and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores > Professional work experience is not required > Students admitted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online preparatory classes in Accounting, Economics, and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program Application deadline: September 15

CONTACT:

* Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

For more information about Robinson’s Master of International Business, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu S. Tamer Cavusgil Executive Director, GSU CIBER 404-413-7284 | cavusgil@gsu.edu

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Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management Overview The Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management is a one-year cohort program, during which students also earn a Certificate of Specialization in Sustainable Hospitality Management. The program equips students with practical skills for doing business in hospitality segments around the world, and the functional skills to manage the global workplace. The School of Hospitality is ranked among the top 10 hospitality programs in the nation, according to TheBestSchools.org. Note: This program enrolls in the fall semester only.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses which includes four courses for the Certificate in Sustainable Hospitality Management: Survey of Hospitality and Tourism

Financial Management Applications in Hospitality Enterprises

Economic Cultural Impact of Travel and Tourism

Hotel Assets

Global Trends in the Food Service Industry

Sustainable Operations in Hospitality

Global Trends in Lodging Industry

Hospitality and Tourism Research Methodology

International Special Event Management

Applied Industry-Based Research Project

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes parking, course materials, textbooks, iPad, meals on class nights, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essay, test scores, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, resume, letter of recommendation and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE required, TOEFL or IELTS for international applicants > Professional work experience is not required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online foundation classes in Accounting, Economics and/ or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program

Application deadline: April 1

* Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

CONTACT: For more information about Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu

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SOON-HO KIM Graduate Program Director School of Hospitality Administration 404-413-7619 | skim@gsu.edu


Fast-Track Master of Professional Accountancy Overview The Fast-Track MPA is a one-year cohort program. This is an intense expedited Accounting program to educate traditionally non-accounting majors in the areas of accounting principles, financial reporting, and more. Students are instructed through an accelerated path to the profession of Accountancy. Our graduates are not only equipped with a broader knowledge of Accountancy, but also are eligible to sit for the CPA/CMA exams through the upper-level 30 credit hours provided. Note: This program enrolls in both the fall and spring semester.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses: Financial Accounting I

Advanced Accounting

Financial Accounting II

Seminar in Accounting Theory and Policy

Managerial Accounting and Systems

Financial Statement and Business Analysis

Topics in Federal Taxation

Current Topics in Accounting

Assurance and Information Systems Control

Advanced Federal Taxation

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. and every other Thursday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Also, eight Thursday sessions are held over the course of the year; four in the fall and four in the spring. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes parking, textbooks, meals on class nights, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year business degree in a major other than accounting > Application process – online application, application fee, essays, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, test scores, resume and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE, and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores > All admitted students are required to take an online foundation course in Accounting prior to starting the program > Applicants must have already taken Accounting I and Accounting II before applying to the program > Professional work experience is not required Application deadlines: September 15 (spring) & April 1 (fall)

CONTACT:

*Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

For more information about Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Professional Accountancy, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu Allison Jacobs Director, Student Services, School of Accountancy 404-413-7238 | ajacobs@gsu.edu

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Master of Taxation Overview The Master of Taxation program is one of the largest in the nation and is the only MTX degree in Georgia. It is also the second largest accredited MTX program in the United States. Students may select either the one-year or two-year cohort. All MTX classes count towards CPA minimum hours for examination. Note: This program enrolls in both the fall and spring semester.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses: Advanced Federal Income Tax

Issues in Individual Taxation

Tax Research

Partnership Taxation

Tax Practice & Procedure

Estate & Gift Taxation

State & Local Taxation

Corporate Taxation

Current Topics in Taxation

International Taxation

Schedule & Location The classes are scheduled one night a week at either 4:30 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes parking, textbooks, iPad, snacks on class nights, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essays, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, test scores, resume and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE, and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores > All admitted students are required to take an online foundation course in Accounting prior to starting the program > Applicants must have already taken Accounting I, Accounting II and an undergraduate Tax course before applying to the program > Professional work experience is not required

Application deadlines: September 15 (spring) & April 1 (fall)

CONTACT: * Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

For more information about Robinson’s Master of Taxation, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7042 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu Tad Ransopher Director, MTX Program, School of Accountancy 404-413-7229 | acctdr@gsu.edu

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Fast-Track Master of Science in Finance Overview The Fast-Track MS in Finance is an accelerated 11-month program. This program has a specialization in corporate finance and currently is the only program of its kind in Atlanta. The department is home to the CFO Council, a core group of executives who aid the Robinson College of Business in carrying out its vision of becoming the leading college in financial education and professional development for students and business executives. Note: This program enrolls in the spring semester only.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses: Corporate Finance

Valuation of Financial Assets

Corporate Financial Strategy

Financial Leadership

Corporate Restructuring and Workouts

Current Issues in Finance

Finance Financial Analysis and Loan Structuring

Business Modeling

Investment Banking

Financial Statement Analysis

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Monday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. and every other Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Also, eight Saturday sessions are held over the course of the year; four in the fall and four in the spring. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes parking, textbooks, course materials, iPad, meals on class nights, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essay, test scores, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, resume, letter of recommendation and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE required, TOEFL or IELTS for international applicants > Professional work experience is not required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online foundation classes in Accounting, Economics and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program Application deadline: September 15

CONTACT: For more information about Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Science in Finance, please contact:

* Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

FELTON C. TODD Graduate Recruiter 404-413-7150 | ftodd@gsu.edu MILIND SHRIKHANDE Professor, Department of Finance 404-413-7334 | mshrikhande@gsu.edu

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Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing Brand and Customer Management Emphasis Overview The Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing is a one-year cohort program. In addition to the MS in Marketing, students also earn a Certificate in Brand and Customer Management. The Department of Marketing is home to three research centers and hosts the Marketing Roundtable, which recognizes marketing innovations through the annual MAX Awards. The department also sponsors the Women’s Leadership Forum each spring. Note: This program enrolls in the spring semester only.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses: Managing the Global Economy

Product and Brand Management

Marketing Management

Business-to-Business and Services Marketing

Buyer Behavior

Direct and Database Marketing

Marketing Research

Customer Relationship Management

International Marketing

Digital and Social Media Marketing

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes textbooks, course materials, an iPad, meals on class nights, parking, executive career coaching, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Application process – online application, application fee, essay, test scores, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, resume, letter of recommendation and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE required, TOEFL or IELTS for international applicants > Professional work experience is not required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online preparatory classes in Accounting, Economics, and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program Application deadline: September 15

CONTACT: * Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

For more information about Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu BRUCE PILLING Associate Director, Department of Marketing 404-413-7673 | bpilling@gsu.edu

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Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing Marketing Analytics Emphasis Overview The Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing is a one-year cohort program. In addition to the MS in Marketing, students also earn a Certificate in Marketing Analytics. Note: This program enrolls in the spring semester only.

Curriculum The rigorous 30-hour curriculum comprises ten courses: Managing the Global Economy

Direct, Database & Social Media Marketing

Marketing Management

Brand and Customer Analytics

Buyer Behavior

Web Analytics

Marketing Research

Marketing Engineering

Marketing Metrics and Modeling in SAS

Analytics to Marketing Strategy Project

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Monday and Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost $36,000* tuition includes textbooks, course materials, an iPad, meals on class nights, parking, executive career coaching, and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution. > Level of comfort with quantitative techniques and computer applications expected > Application process – online application, application fee, essay, test scores, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, resume, letter of recommendation and an interview (invitation only) > GMAT or GRE required, TOEFL or IELTS for international applicants > Professional work experience is not required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online preparatory classes in Accounting, Economics, and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program

Application deadline: September 15

CONTACT: For more information about Robinson’s Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing, please contact:

* Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu BRUCE PILLING Associate Director, Department of Marketing 404-413-7673 | bpilling@gsu.edu

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Master of Science in Wealth Management Overview The MS in Wealth Management is a 16-month program that emphasizes the individual student’s specific goals and objectives with regard to advancement in the financial advisory profession. A shifting of risk from government and business to families and individuals, changing regulations, and the explosion of new financial products and services, create an enormous opportunity in the field of wealth management. This program covers the three main domains of wealth management: technical, process, and client behaviors. Note: This program enrolls in the spring semester only.

Curriculum The MS in Wealth Management program comprises eleven courses (33 credit hours): Corporate Finance

Financial Advice and Planning over the Life Cycle

Valuation of Financial Assets

Law, Enterprise, and Planning for Asset Transfer

Global Portfolio Management

Advanced Studies in Wealth Management and Advisory Practice

Hedge Funds and their Trading Strategies

Risk Management and Insurance Planning

Finance and Banking in the Global Economy

Issues in Individual Taxation

Personal Financial Planning

Schedule & Location The cohort meets every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30 to 9:45 p.m. Classes are taught at Georgia State University’s Buckhead Center.

Cost Program tuition is $36,000* — $10,000 for each of the spring and Fall semesters and $6,000 for the summer semester. This covers all class materials, textbooks, iPad, parking, meals/snacks and professional development services offered by Robinson’s Career Management Center. $250 Deposit due upon enrollment.

Admission requirements > Undergraduate four-year degree from an accredited institution > Normal Application requirements: application, application fee, essay, transcripts, resume and an interview (invitation only) GMAT or GRE, and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores > Professional work experience is not required > Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online foundation classes in Accounting, Economics and/or Quantitative Methods prior to starting the program

Application deadline: September 15

CONTACT: * Tuition is subject to change for future cohorts

For more information about Robinson’s Master of Science in Wealth Management, please contact: Tiffany Nelson Associate Director, Graduate Recruiting 404-413-7041 | tnnelson@gsu.edu CONRAD CICCOTELLO Professor & Program Director Wealth Management 404-413-7462 | cciccotello@gsu.edu

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Robinson Career Management Center The Robinson Career Management Center provides a variety of services, resources and programs for Robinson undergraduates, graduate students and alumni, to help them effectively maximize their career development. Whether their goal is to move into the job market for the first time, advance within their current organization, move from one industry to another, or change careers completely, we have the resources to help our students and alumni. The Career Management Center provides the following services: > > > > > > > > > >

Individual Career Counseling Interview Preparation Self Assessment Robinson Career Connection – posting of jobs and internship opportunities Networking Opportunities Career EXPO Events Programs including: Professional Development Workshops Panel Discussions Executive Career Coaching

For more information about Robinson’s Career Management Center, please visit robinson.gsu.edu/career.

Robinson Locations The Alpharetta Center The Alpharetta Center is a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet the needs of an increasingly mobile and technologically savvy student community of working professionals. The Alpharetta Center offers the nationally ranked part-time Flex MBA (core curriculum), the Professional MBA (full degree), and the Executive Master of Science in Information Systems (MS-MIT) degree.

The Buckhead Center Robinson’s Buckhead Center is located in the heart of Atlanta’s bustling financial district. This technologically advanced facility includes several break rooms, video teleconferencing system, and a collaborative learning laboratory. Programs offered at this facility include the Fast-Track MPA, Master of Taxation, Master of International Business, Master of Science in Wealth Management, Fast-Track MS in Finance, Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management, Fast-Track MSIS, Professional MBA, Executive MBA, Global Partners MBA and Executive Doctorate Program.

The Downtown Campus Georgia State University is located in the heart of Atlanta, an international city where people from all walks of life and every corner of the globe come to study, work and play. At Georgia State, Atlanta weaves in and out of the educational experience. You’ll benefit from opportunities and advantages such as inspiration for class projects, resources for research, access to prominent leaders and thinkers, and proximity to internships, jobs and service related to your course of study. Programs offered at this facility include the Flex MBA and Flex MS classes.

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Admissions Admission to Robinson’s specialized master’s programs is highly competitive. We seek motivated candidates with a demonstrated track record of academic achievement. Applicants must hold a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Acceptance is by rolling admission for most programs. Applicants to all programs must submit the following:

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Application Resume GMAT/GRE scores Post-secondary education transcripts Essays $50 application fee

GMAT/GRE. Applicants to all programs must submit GMAT or GRE scores. Georgia State University offers a GMAT and GRE test preparation courses. Visit robinson.gsu.edu/testprep for details. Work Experience. A minimum of four years of professional experience is required for admission to the Executive MS-Managing Information Technology program. All other specialized master’s programs do not require work experience. Interviews. Applicants who are strong candidates for the Executive MS-Managing Information Technology, Fast-Track MPA, Fast-Track MS in Finance, Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Mangagement, Fast-Track MS in Information Systems, Fast-Track MS in Marketing, Master of International Business, MS in Wealth Management, and Master of Taxation programs may be interviewed by a member of the admissions committee. Applicants to flexible-format specialized master’s programs are not interviewed. Letter of Recommendation. A letter of recommendation is optional for applicants to flexible-format specialized master’s programs and required for all fast-track master’s programs. Financial Aid. Need and merit-based financial aid is available for U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled in Robinson’s specialized master’s programs. For more information about admissions, fees/tuition, financial aid, and to apply, visit:

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Flexible-format specialized master’s programs: robinson.gsu.edu/specialized Exec MS-Managing Information Technology: robinson.gsu.edu/msmit

International Students >

Applicants whose native language is other than English must demonstrate English-language proficiency by taking either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

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Those who completed all or part of their education abroad must submit foreign course credentials for independent evaluation to Josef Silny (jsilny.com), Educational Credential Evaluators (ece.org) or World Education Service (wes.org).

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Financial aid is not available to international students. Applicants must document their ability to meet the financial requirements.

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International students must carry a full course load during the fall and spring semesters.

Fast-Track MS in Finance: robinson.gsu.edu/finance/execms Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management: robinson.gsu.edu/globalhospitality

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Fast-Track MS in Information Systems: robinson.gsu.edu/cis Fast-Track MS in Marketing: robinson.gsu.edu/marketing/fasttrackms Fast-Track MPA: robinson.gsu.edu/accountancy/fasttrackmpa Master of International Business: robinson.gsu.edu/iib MS in Wealth Management: rmi.gsu.edu/wealth Master of Taxation: robinson.gsu.edu/accountancy

For more information regarding international student enrollment visit robinson.gsu.edu/apply.

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Specialized Master’s Flexible-Format Programs Robinson offers several specialized master’s degrees that are flexible in format and open to full and part-time students. These include the Master of Science degree iin several majors as well as other specialized degrees. Most specialized programs are open to both full- and part-time students with late-afternoon and evening courses.

> Master of Actuarial Science > Master of Professional Accountancy > Master of Science with majors in:

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Business Economics Managerial Sciences (Business Analysis, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, or Organizational Change) Mathematical Risk Management Risk Management and Insurance Master of Science in Health Administration Master of Science in Real Estate Master of Science in Information Systems Audit and Control

One-Year Programs In addition to the Flexible-Format Masters, Robinson offers several specialized master’s degrees in a one-year format. These intensive, accelerated programs allow students to earn their degree in one year while continuing to work full-time. At present, the college offers six specialized master’s as one-year programs with plans to introduce more. All one-year programs are presented in a cohort format.

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Executive Master of Science in Managing Information Technology Fast-Track Master of Science in Finance Fast-Track Master of Global Hospitality Management Fast-Track Master of Science in Information Systems Fast-Track Master of Science in Marketing Fast-Track Master of Professional Accountancy Master of International Business Master of Science in Wealth Management Master of Taxation

Application Deadlines for Flexible-Format Specialized Master’s Programs S emester

Fall (August) Spring (January) Summer (June)

Graduate Certificate Programs

Information Sessions

In addition to our MBA and specialized master’s degrees, Robinson offers five graduate certificate programs. For more information about program requirements and curricula, visit robinson.gsu.edu/academic/certificate.html.

We encourage you to learn more about our specialized master’s programs at an upcoming open house

> > > > >

Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management

or information session. Register to

Graduate Certificate in Information Systems

attend one of these events by visiting:

Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Graduate Certificate of Specialization in Brand and Customer Management Graduate Certificate in Strategic Sales Leadership

robinson.gsu.edu/events

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

International Applicants

Tra nsient Stu dents

April 1 September 15 February 1

February 1 April 1 September 1

July 1 December 1 May 1

Application deadlines vary by program. Please consult the program page for deadline information.

For More Information Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University Tel: (404) 413-7167 / Fax: (404) 413-7162 E-mail: rcbgradadmissions@gsu.edu robinson.gsu.edu/specialized

MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 3988 Atlanta, GA 30302 LOCATION: 35 Broad Street, Suite 605 (at the corner of Marietta Street) Atlanta, GA 30303


Application Deadlines for Flexible-Format Specialized Master’s Programs S EMES TER

Fall (August) Spring (January) Summer (June)

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For More Information Office of Graduate Recruiting and Student Services J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University Tel: (404) 413-7167 / Fax: (404) 413-7162 E-mail: rcbgradadmissions@gsu.edu robinson.gsu.edu/specialized

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RO B I N S O N . G S U. E D U / S P E C I A L I Z E D Robinson offers a broad range of specialized master’s degrees in two formats: Flexible-Format Programs, in which students take as light or as heavy a course load as their schedules permit—graduating in as few as two years; and One-Year Programs, in which students earn their degree in twelve months. AT G E o R G I A S TAT E U n I V E R S I T Y ’ S J . M A C K R o B I n S o n C o L L E G E o F B U S I n E S S

Specialized Master’s Degrees

Specialized Master's degrees at the Robinson College of Business  

Robinson offers a broad range of specialized master’s degrees in two formats: flexible-format programs, in which students take as light or a...

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