THE DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
College of Business Administration
The Department of Management in the College of Business Administration at Georgia State University is one of the largest in the United States. The department strives to develop leaders of business and society, to contribute to the body of knowledge of the management of human endeavors and to support and preserve, through various forms of service, the larger communities to which the department is ultimately responsible.
The Department seeks a balance among three top priorities: the development and delivery of state-of-the-art educational programs for managers in today's dynamic and competitive global business environment; scholarly contributions to knowledge generation resulting in publications in the leading theoretical and research journals in the field; and service to its many constituencies in the business and professional communities.
Diverse faculty members with outstanding academic qualifications and business experience serve as role models and counselors for doctoral students and master's level managment practioners. The strong emphasis on graduate programs contributes to the quality of undergraduate and nondegree programs.
The Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business Administration has one of the largest enrollments in the nation among accredited business schools. The students are offered a wide range of academic degrees and specializations ar the undergraduate and graduate levels that focus on relevant innovative education as it applies to the business world.
The College houses 10 chairs, numerous professorships, and an endowed institute. Emphasis is placed on the recruitment of quality faculty, staff and students.
Georgia State University, founded in 1913, has about twenty -four thousand (24,000) students from more than 100 countries. This urban research university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs covering some 250 fields of study through six colleges.
The downtown Atlanta university is within walking distance of the hub of business, industry and government in the Southeast. The city's rapid rail system, MARTA, provides greater accessibility to Georgia State and direct service to campus.
Georgia State University is located in the hearth of Atlanta. With an enrollment of over 7000 students, Georgia State's business school is one of the largest in the country. The Robinson College is fully accredited by the AACSB. In 1999 our part-time MBA was ranked 6th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report; it was the only program in the top ten from the Southeast. Our undergraduate is ranked 51st, and the Management Department is ranked 21st in the country (and highest in metro Atlanta). Georgia State has an extensive evening program and has strong ties with the Atlanta business community, many of whom are alumni of the College. We offer opportunities for strong involvement and initiative in executive education for the powerful and diverse economic base in Atlanta. We also have an International Center for Entrepreneurship, which sponsors innovative entrepreneurial internship programs, the GSU Society of Entrepreneurs, and other educational and outreach activities. The College strongly supports faculty research leading to publication in top tier academic and managerial journals. Excellence in teaching is also highly valued. The University operates on a semester calendar. Salary and teaching loads are competitive with other research iniversities. Summer teaching is optional, subject to availability.
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Last update: 09/27/99