If a master’s degree is too much of a time commitment, there is also a 5-course, 15-hour certificate. In addition, up to two MBA courses can be counted toward the MS and all business analytics courses can be applied toward the MBA. Students also have the option to add an MBA to create a joint degree program. Decision Points
Students earning an MBA from Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business can choose a track in information technology management. The full-time MBA program requires students to complete 12 courses in core curriculum and 11 courses in electives, including the IT track. Students have the option of pursuing experiential learning. The program accepts applicants with a range of academic backgrounds, and the core courses do not assume any students have taken previous business coursework. The average undergrad GPA of the last entering class was . Applicants must submit GRE or GMAT scores, a personal essay, and two recommendations. Applicants may be invited to be interviewed, either in person or by phone or Skype. Students start the program in the fall.