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MBA Pathway

MBA Pathway offers deferred admission for Agnes Scott College, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse College, and Spelman College undergrads to the Full-time and Evening MBA programs.

Georgia Tech MBA Pathway provides undergraduate students from all disciplines a way to get a jump start on career plans by offering deferred admission to our MBA program.

MBA Pathway allows you to plan ahead and secure admission to the MBA during the final year of your undergraduate studies. You'll work after graduation and then enroll in our full-time format or continue working while you earn your MBA in our evening format.

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MBA Pathway Benefits
Admitted students will receive:
  • Guaranteed admission the MBA program, after graduation from the bachelor's program
  • Eligibility to enter the Evening MBA with a minimum of two years work experience or the Full-time MBA with a minimum of three years work experience
  • Free application process
  • Invitations to Georgia Tech Scheller MBA networking events to build your connections prior to enrolling in the program
Why an MBA?

Your undergraduate degree prepares you for the working world.

After you gain some work experience, an MBA will broaden your knowledge, give you a competitive advantage in the job market and career flexibility, and help grow your career more quickly.

You'll have the option to advance in your current field, or make a career switch.


You are eligible to apply if you meet all the following requirements:

MBA Student Profile
2018 Admission Statistics for Full-time MBA Students

Average GMAT Score 681
Average GRE Score (Q/V) 162/159
Average Undergraduate GPA

Average Work Experience 5 years
Pre-MBA Employment

Students admitted for MBA Pathway are employed in a variety of industries, companies include:

  • AIG
  • Alvarez & Marsal
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Georgia Power
  • IBM
  • McKesson
  • OshKosh B'Gosh
Application & Admissions
Application Deadline
  • Round 1: April 1, 2020
  • Round 2: August 1, 2020

To apply in 2020, your graduation date from the bachelor's program must be:

  • December 2019
  • May 2020
  • August 2020
How to Apply:

Submit the following information for a complete application. All information must be received for consideration:

  • MBA Pathway application
  • Resume
  • Copy of employment offer letter
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Two letters of recommendation. Preferably one academic letter and one professional letter.
  • Unofficial transcripts 

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Submit the application online. Other required materials should be delivered by email to . Letters of recommendation may be sent via email from the applicant or the recommender. 

Admissions Process

All complete applications will be reviewed by the director of admissions after August 1. Top applicants will receive an invitation to interview with the admissions committee. Interviews are held on campus or via Skype if you're outside the Atlanta area.

We realize you may not have accepted your employment offer at the time you applied to MBA Pathway. In order to receive admission to the MBA program, you must provide us with a copy of your signed employment offer letter. We must approve all positions prior to offering admission.

Admitted Student Requirements
  • Work a minimum of two years to enter the Evening MBA or a minimum of three years to enter the Full-time MBA, in a professional, Scheller MBA-approved position in the public, private, or nonprofit sector.
  • You may choose to enroll in the program with more years of work experience, provided the GMAT or GRE scores you submitted with your MBA Pathway application are still valid when you start the MBA program (scores are valid five years from the test date).
  • Complete the official online MBA application by the required Full-time MBA or Evening MBA round one deadline for the term you want to enroll. This is a formality, but needs to be completed by the appropriate deadlines.
  • Confirm your admission through the Full-time or Evening MBA Admitted Student Website and submit enrollment fee to hold your place in the class.
  • Students admitted through MBA Pathway in 2019 may first become eligible to start their MBA in 2021.
  • Your admission to MBA Pathway does not require you to apply or enroll in the Georgia Tech MBA program.
Financing Your MBA

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business offers a variety of funding opportunities for the MBA program, including graduate assistantships and fellowships. Submitting the official MBA application by the required Full-time MBA or Evening MBA round one deadline for the term you want to enroll will ensure you receive first consideration.

For more information about funding opportunities for each program, visit the Full-time MBA Tuition & Financing and Evening MBA Tuition & Financing pages.

To learn more about Georgia Tech MBA Pathway, or if you have any questions, contact us online or call us at 404.894.8722.

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