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To be considered for admission to the program, we require all candidates submit an online application (including a $75 application fee). Unofficial transcripts from all college/universities attended may be uploaded to the online application. Please note that you will be required to have the official copies mailed to our Graduate Studies Office, if admitted. Three letters of recommendation, a resume and official GRE or GMAT scores are also required.

International applicants may also be required to submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

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Spring 2022
Fall 2021


September 1, 2021

October 15, 2020


January 15, 2021

October 1, 2021

March 15, 2021 - International candidates

June 1st - US Citizen/Permanent Resident candidates



*AFTER MARCH 15th, 2021, contact us at 404.385.1466 or for space availability to apply or Fall 2021.

Submit responses to application questions and essays online. The online application enables you to create a username and password to save your work and return at a later time to complete.

Statement of Purpose & Short-answer Questions

Statement of Purpose

You will be asked to write a statement of purpose to address the following: Please state why you wish to study in your chosen program at Georgia Tech. Your statement should describe your academic background, training, and professional experiences. 

Short-answer questions

There are two short-answer questions we will also ask you to complete.

1. Motivation & Goals
Describe your motivation, both personal and professional, to pursue the QCF degree. What are your goals once you receive the MS-QCF degree?
2. Additional Information
Would you like to highlight any unique aspects your candidacy or address anything that may be seen as a weakness in your application?
GRE or GMAT Scores

Official GRE or GMAT scores are required of all applicants to be considered for admission to the program. Test scores are considered valid if submitted within five years of the date the exam was taken. We will consider your highest overall score if multiple are submitted to us.

Please use the Institute Code of 5248 to submit your official GRE, GMAT and TOEFL scores to Georgia Tech.

To schedule your exam, please visit the official GRE or GMAT websites. Additional materials may also be found to help you in your preparation.

Please note that it may take up to three weeks for us to receive your official score, so please plan accordingly.

Letters of Recommendation

Within the online application, there will be a page for you to input the email addresses of three recommenders. At the time you submit your application, an email will be sent to the addresses you have specified with instructions for how to complete the recommendation form electronically.

We would prefer to have all materials, including recommendations, by the posted deadlines. Please keep in mind these forms will not go out until after you have submitted your application. Be sure to leave your recommenders enough time to complete the forms by the posted deadline.

Application Fee

There is an application fee of $75 for domestic candidates and $85 for international candidates, due at the time of application. The payment may be made by e-check (US bank account only) or credit card.

Admissions Interview
After you submit your application, you may be invited to a video interview to discuss your candidacy. This interview will be behaviorial and by invitation only. We will contact you by email to schedule a time.
Admissions Decision

All admissions decisions will be communicated through email. We will do our best to have decisions out within 8-12 weeks of the deadline by which you apply, but please note that due to high volume, it could take longer. We appreciate your patience as we go through the review process.

If you have additional questions or want further information about the application process, please or call 404-385-1466.

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