by Jenifer Shockley
ATLANTA – Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business welcomed 588 graduate students in fall 2016, the largest-ever number of incoming master’s and doctoral students and an increase of 22 percent over fall 2015.
The college received 2,117 applications for its graduate programs beginning this semester, a rise of 12 percent from the year prior.
Robinson’s three fastest growing graduate programs this fall are its Master of Science in Analytics, Master of Professional Accountancy, and Master of Science in Information Systems.
- Enrollment in the Master of Science in Analytics program, which was introduced in fall 2015, experienced a 33 percent increase over its first year.
- The Master of Professional Accountancy program saw a three-year increase of 35 percent.
- The Master of Science in Information Systems saw a three-year increase of 70 percent.
The Robinson College of Business is a community of students, educators, and professionals who specialize in discovering insights that drive smarter business decisions. Home to more Georgia executives than any other school, our programs are designed to push beyond the classroom and offer experiences that bridge the gap between business education and the business world.