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The World – s Coolest Business Card Holder – Smart Armor Tech

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The World s Coolest Business Card Holder

Business card holders – who really puts a lot of thought into these? Well, people who work in offices certainly do. Patrick Bateman most certainly does. If you are in a sales capacity, I can’t imagine you not keeping a few business cards always at the ready. There are even professions that are essentially a part of sales that some employees don’t know. If you are in a customer facing position, or are adept at speaking persuasively to strangers you meet at the grocery store about the product or service your company provides, you are in sales! So that means that even you need to start carrying some business cards.

If you are going to carry business cards, you will need a good place to keep them. A wallet is not adequate for carrying a large number of business cards, not to mention that wallets are often very hard on whatever is placed within them. Your beautiful business cards will have folded corners, lint, and ink smudges pretty soon. Business card boxes are the way to go.

There are tons of styles to consider when buying a business card holder for men or women. The Best Wallet 2015 website has a great updated list for some of the world’s coolest business card holders. The styles range from soft to hard, leather to metal, and all are sleek and stylish in their own way. We are biased, but we think the Smart Armor Safe would make the best business card holder for men. It’s tough enough to protect your business cards, and opens up via Bluetooth for a cool and dramatic presentation!

So, have you checked the business card holder list? http://bestwallet2015.com/beautiful-best-business-card-holder-for-men/
Which is your favorite and what qualities do you look for in a business card holder? Please comment below.

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SF Business Times Names RocketSpace a Tech Innovation Award Winner #home #based

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Joining RocketSpace alumni like Uber, Practice Fusion and Augmedix, we’re excited that RocketSpace has been named a San Francisco Business Times’ 2016 Tech Innovation Awards winner. The Business Times received more than 300 nominations for the award and the 25 winners were selected by a panel of judges made up of past Tech Innovation award winners, leaders in Bay Area technology innovation and San Francisco Business Times’ editorial team. Judges looked for companies that were revolutionizing their space, experiencing significant growth as well as how well they stand out against companies in the same space.

2016 winners represent categories including accelerators/incubators, advertising tech, enterprise app/service, cyber security, fintech, hardware, health/fitness app/service, mobile app, startup and education tech. Here’s the list of winners .

“Our region is renowned as a hub for innovation and as an ecosystem that fosters growth companies, said Mary Huss, Publisher of the San Francisco Business Times. RocketSpace, along with all of the Tech Innovation award winners deserve special recognition because they fuel our regional economy.”

Congrats to fellow award winners! We look forward to seeing you all at the awards gala tonight and in the Business Times’ special edition on May 27.

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Florida Tech Online #florida #institute #of #technology, #florida #tech, #fit


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A world-class, technology-rich research university with undergraduate teaching at its core. Florida Institute of Technology is focused on providing students with the skills it takes to succeed today, tomorrow and far into the future with an approach that combines high tech with the human touch.

What Students Need to Know.

ID Cards

Florida Tech Online students can get their ID cards online or through Panther Pass.

  • Your first ID is free.
  • There will be a $20.00 charge for any lost ID card replacement.

Tutoring

Online tutoring is available to students via a service called Smarthinking. Students can access this service by clicking on the Resources tab within their course site. For 1000 and 2000 level courses, there will be a direct link to Smarthinking at the course site. For all other courses, it will also be mentioned in the syllabus. Students can get live, online tutoring, as well as reviews and comments about essays and reports. If students are struggling with the course materials, you may want to direct them to this service.

If you would like more information about this service, sample tutorials are available at www.smarthinking.com

Students with Disabilities

In accordance with federal law, students with documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable and appropriate educational accommodations. Florida Tech is committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in the participation of activities operated and sponsored by the university. The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is designated to register and assist any student with a qualified learning, physical, and/or psychological disability.

For those who have already registered, Online Learning is the office that maintains student accommodations.

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Academic Honesty

Academic honesty is highly valued in Florida Tech’s online courses. The student must always submit work that represents original words or ideas. If any words or ideas are used that do not represent those original words or ideas, the student must cite all relevant sources and provide a clear definition of the extent to which such sources were used.

Enrollment Verification

Special requests:
All requests that pertain to enrollment verification, such as, but not limited to, Insurance discounts, investigations, scholarship information, and anything of that nature can only be reviewed by the office of the registrar.

School Closure

Both Florida Tech and Bisk observe national holidays and students are not required to participate in classes on such days. In the case of an emergency closure of Florida Tech or Bisk, if classes are still able to operate, they will continue. In the rare case that the eLearning Platform is unavailable for maintenance reasons, classes will resume as quickly as possible and students should check www.floridatechonline.com regularly for updates.

If a natural disaster impacts the Melbourne, Florida area all students should check the Florida Tech website www.fit.edu or call (800) 888-4348 for updates.

In the event that a natural disaster occurs near the student s residence they should contact Customer Service at: 1-800-280-9718 at the soonest opportunity and inform them of the situation. They will make the appropriate contact to instructors. Final decisions on the appropriate timeline to complete course requirements are at the discretion of the instructor.

Turnitin

Turnitin.com is service that Florida Tech uses that allows faculty to check student assignments for any improper citation or potential plagiarism by comparing it against continuously updated databases. Turnitin’s comprehensive system lets Florida Tech faculty to quickly and effectively check student work. Results are based on an exhaustive search from both current and archived instances of the internet, student papers previously submitted to Turnitin, and commercial databases of journal articles and periodicals.

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Trade Schools, surgical tech schools in colorado.#Surgical #tech #schools #in #colorado


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Search for Trade Schools

Find trade schools and institutions listed by state. Click on a state from the list below to begin your search.

Trade School information

There are many trade schools in the US , offering a vocational training in a number of different trades and skills. Usually you attend a trade school when you are serving an apprenticeship or training in a specific trade, and at the end of your vocational program you will be awarded certificates in the specific skills that you have acquired.

There are many different careers that require a trade school education, from all kinds of hairdressing, cosmetology and beauty trades to aviation and auto mechanics, plumbing, electricians, carpenters, and sheet metal workers. Trade schools for specific areas such as flying, marine and air navigation and air traffic control also exist. You may also attend trade school to learn about many technological, culinary and healthcare skills. Trade schools sometimes may have specific affiliation with trade unions or industries, or offer certain categories of apprenticeship.

Recent trade school news and articles

From commuter aircrafts to military missions, avionics professionals turn heavy metal into flying computers. Here’s what the training can do for your career. . read more

The economics of beauty are simple. Go to cosmetology school, earn your license, and get paid to make people beautiful. . read more

A professional advertising career means critical decisions, tight deadlines, and all of the excitement the business world has to offer. . read more

If you have a computer and some basic communication skills, you can make good money as a desktop publishing and design professional. . read more

If food is the language of love, culinary arts school will turn you into a regular Casanova — only better paid. . read more

Take your smooth voice and likeable persona to the radio waves of your town when you earn training from a broadcasting school. . read more

The value of home inspector training is one of the best-kept secrets in career education. And here’s why. . read more

Find out why HR management professionals are the driving force behind successful companies. Here’s a hint. It’s all in the training. . read more

You might not realize it, but HVAC training and certification could be your ticket to a challenging career with a six-figure salary. . read more

For a unique fusion of graphic design and public relations, the visual communications field is hot. Think artist meets politician. . read more



How to setup a workstation computer with Debian Wheezy and XFCE4 #debian,

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How to setup a workstation computer with Debian Wheezy and XFCE4

Debian is an ideal solution for servers. Stability is the main advantage of Debian. At the same time the stable Debian version doesn’t contain the most recent packages. So, Debian is not one of first choices for someone who wants to use Linux for Desktop. Probably he/she will choose Ubuntu or Linux Mint or Fedora.

I use Archlinux on my desktop PC. Even if Archlinux is not suitable for the novice Linux user, it is rock solid, it contains cutting edge software and you can find any package you want in its repositories (official or AUR).

But, recently, I setup my old laptop, Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Notebook Xi 3650 with Debian 7 Wheezy and XFCE4. I was surprised with the final result! Not a super cool and fancy desktop, but a nice environment with great support for sound, Flash, Nvidia and any kind of networking “out of the box”.

Why Xfce? Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment, fast, simple and user friendly. Personally, I am not a fan of latest versions of Gnome, KDE or Ubuntu Unity.

Of course, it’s a matter of choice, but I don’t like graphical wizards and I can not stand unstable systems. I want to have to control of what I install on my computer and how.

Some little hacks

Default Debian 7 installation comes with XFCE 4.8 and LibreOffice 3.5 As latest XFCE 4.10 is much more better than the previous version (the same with LibreOffice), I use some hacks to setup these versions on Debian stable. It is not required, but it worths the try. This is possible by using repositories of Testing version (Debian Jessie). More information is available here and here.

Remarks

In the following tutorial, I present all steps I followed, but some of them are not required for a common desktop PC. So, I marked them as “optional”. I use nano text editor, but you can use vi or other graphical editor e.g. geany. I also use systemd. so to restart apache (for example), I use systemd restart apache2.service instead of the equivalent service apache2 restart on systems with initscripts.

Base system

Download small Debian image from here .

I don’t use the graphic installation mode and I don’t setup graphical environment in this phase. I will do it later

Detailed information with screenshots is available in this post .

System tools

GSmartControl is a graphical user interface for smartctl (from smartmontools package), which is a tool for querying and controlling SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) data on modern hard disk and solid-state drives. It allows you to inspect the drive’s SMART data to determine its health, as well as run various tests on it.

Virtualbox

VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use.

Java

Most JAVA applications require the Oracle JAVA SDK or JRE, so I prefer to download manual the preferred version (as .tar.gz) from

manually uppack to /opt and then to use update-alternatives Debian command to select the default version (if many). So, to declare a version with update-alternatives.

To choose the default:

Libreoffice

First install Libreoffice 3, which is the Debian Wheezy version

Then add this line to your package sources ( /etc/apt/sources.list )

update package sources

Install Libreoffice 4

You may change Libreoffice java SDK from Options

PDF viewer

Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats. The goal of evince is to replace the multiple document viewers that exist on the GNOME Desktop with a single simple application.

Evince is specifically designed to support the file following formats: PDF, Postscript, djvu, tiff, dvi, XPS, SyncTex support with gedit, comics books (cbr,cbz,cb7 and cbt).

Screenshot tool

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program for Linux based operating systems such as Ubuntu. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window. Shutter is free, open-source, and licensed under GPL v3.

Photo editing

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Media player

VLC media player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.

Printer and Scanner

An HP printer, HP Officejet 4500 will be installed. A static IP (192.168.1.71) has been assigned to this printer.

First install CUPS (Common Unix Printing System)

In case of HP printer, install drivers from HP Linux Imaging and Printing .

Start CUPS service

In most cases, the following change is required:

Important: create URL for your device:

you will get something like

Run the diagnostic utility to ensure your device is recognized (optional but useful).

Finally. add printer using CUPS web interface

Select http protocol and set the above hp url. Then select a driver with cups.

Test your scanner:

Install scanning software:

A GUI to produce PDFs from scanned documents

Web develpoment software



Online texts, georgia tech online mba.#Georgia #tech #online #mba


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Toposes, Triples and Theories, by Michael Barr and Charles Wells. This was orinally published by Springer-Verlag, 1985

Analysis of Functions of a Single Variable, by Lawerence Baggett, was originally written to be used for a one semester senior course, but the author suggests that it is more appropriate for first year graduate students.

Introduction to Statistical Signal Processing, by R. M. Gray and L. D. Davisson is, according to Professor Gray, a “. much revised version of the earlier text Random Processes: An Introduction for Engineers, Prentice-Hall, 1986, which is long out of print.” The current book is published by Cambridge University Press.

Abelian Categories, by Peter Freyd. This was published originally by Harper & Row.

Published by Van Nostrand in 1971 and now available is Categories and Groupoids, by P. J. Higgins.

Originally published by Pearson in 2003, Introduction to Real Analysis, by William F. Trench is now freely available.

Another by Professor Trench is Elementary Differential Equations , originally published by Brooks/Cole Thompson Learning in 2000.

According to the authors, Proofs and Concepts: the fundamentals of abstract mathematics, by Dave Morris, and Joy Morris, provides an introduction to proofs, logic, sets, functions, and other fundamental topics of abstract mathematics.

Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, by Ted Sundstrom. Earlier editions of this one were published by Pearson Education, Inc., but this most recent edition is now freely available.

Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 1, Linear and Multilinear Algebra and Vol. 2, Vector and Tensor Analysis, by Ray M. Bowen and C.-C. Wang are revisons of works originally published by Plenum Press. They are available from Dover Press, but made freely available here.

Introduction to Continuum Mechanics, by Ray. M. Bowen, also originally published by Plenum Press and now available from Dover and made freely available here.

Not simply an online textbook, but certainly in the same spirit is the Topology Webcourse project undertaken by Topology Atlas.



Pharmacy tech courses online #pharmacy #tech #courses #online


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Pharmacy Assistant

Pharmacy Assistants work under the supervision of a pharmacist and may be responsible for the overall operation of a pharmacy, including: safe study, drug receipt accountability, preparation, packaging, storage, and return or disposition of all unused products. Some of a pharmacy assistant’s responsibilities include filling orders under a pharmacist’s supervision, entering client information, identifying the correct mixture of breakdowns for prescriptions, and preparation and processing of paperwork for orders.

The Pharmacy Assistant diploma program covers a broad range of subjects. Students in this program learn about Pharmacy Assistant practices, basic pharmacology, and drug and medical terminology. They also explore pharmacy computer systems, hospital and community pharmacy practices and procedures, drug dosage calculations, and compounding labs. Ethics, legislation, personal conduct, and workplace safety are also covered.

The Pharmacy Assistant diploma program also includes a field placement in a pharmaceutical setting.

program courses

  • PHA199 – Practicum
  • The program provides students with the opportunity to be introduced to, and practice in, a work place setting, enabling them to gain invaluable real-world experience. Students will be required to actively participate in finding a placement location. Once placed, successful completion of the placement is a graduation requirement.
  • CESO – Career and Employment Strategies
  • This course will assist students in planning, preparation, and job search execution. Students will prepare personal marketing collateral and will practice a variety of interviewing techniques.
  • PHA107O – Microbiology and Sterile Products
  • Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of microbiology, terminology, sterile technique, contamination protection, and infection control. Students will also learn aseptic techniques in the preparation of pharmaceutical products.
  • PHA106O – Pharmacy Software Applications
  • Pharmacy software applications are necessary in both the retail and institutional settings. Students will learn how to effectively and efficiently use KROLL pharmacy software to enter and manage patient records, prescriptions, and third party and private insurance billing.
  • PHA105O – Compounding
  • This course introduces students to pharmaceutical preparation and documentation. Students will learn how to perform a variety of commercial compounding and mixing techniques. The student will become proficient at accurate ingredient measuring and weighing as well as equipment cleansing and maintenance.
  • PHA104O – Community Pharmacy
  • This course introduces students to computerized and manual dispensing procedures, community pharmacy business practices: dispensary and storefront inventory maintenance, insurance plan processing, patient profiles and filing, billing and claim reconciliation, and the roll of the pharmacy assistant with respect to the pharmacy technician and pharmacist. Pharmacy equipment and dispensing techniques will be demonstrated, explained, and practiced in the lab.
  • PHA103O – Pharmaceutical Calculations
  • Students will learn how to perform critical dosage and compounding calculations.
  • PHA102O – Fundamentals of Pharmacology
  • This course will introduce the student to pharmacological fundamentals. Topics include receptor mechanisms, kinetics, and the actions of drugs and toxins at the cellular, organ, and system level. Students will be introduced to dosage formulations, drug administration OTC medications, adverse effects, contraindications, common dosage regimens, and administration considerations. Students will learn various mechanisms of drug action and pharmacokinetic processes that affect drug-body interaction.
  • PHA100O – Anatomy and Physiology
  • This course explores basic human anatomy and physiology. Students will be introduced to human body systems and their components. Students will study how these systems function separately and as a collaborative whole. The impact of disease on systems and the purpose and function of medications in treating illness are studied.
  • PHA101O – Introduction to Pharmacy
  • This course introduces the student to the pharmacy profession, the role of the Pharmacy Assistant in the drug dispensing process. Other topics include benefit plans, third party insurance, billing practices, standards of practice, legislation, and professional codes of conduct.
  • FCMO – Fundamentals of Computers
  • This course presents an introductory look at Windows 7 and its interface, tools, and features. You will learn about the fundamentals of navigating and personalizing the interface, organizing files and folders, using media devices, and searching for information. This course relies heavily on practical hands-on activities that allow you to learn the concepts by practicing them on a regular basis.
  • SSSO – Student Success Strategies
  • This course will introduce students to skills and concepts that will help them achieve personal, academic, and career success.


Auto Tech Schools, Auto Technician, Auto Mechanic, Automotive Training #auto #tech #schools,

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Automotive professionals are no longer the grease-covered laborers of decades past. With modern advancements in automotive technology, today’s auto technicians are high-tech and highly skilled.

Find A School

Online courses are a great option for auto tech school- especially if you have trouble communicating. Good automotive technician programs online range from 18 to 30 credits and can take anywhere from one to two years to complete. Online automotive technician courses teach students how to work with many types of automotive parts. Students receive a broad overview of the techniques used in automotive repair, as well as more specialized training with the electronic equipment that is prevalent in the field today.

Auto Technicians

Auto technicians are involved in the design, manufacture and operation of ground-based vehicles, such as motorcycles, automobiles, buses and trucks and their respective engineering subsystems. They need to have a combination of engineering and commercial skills in order to deliver projects within budget. Once established, they usually specialize in a particular area, for example structural design, exhaust systems or engines.

Get The Training You Need

If you love cars and want to know all about them then automotive training is exactly what you want to do! There is nothing like learning something that you have a passion for and automotive training is a field that can open up your horizons for endless opportunities. It can give you options of working from grass root level to lucrative opportunities in the automobile industry. The automotive industry is no wonder one of the key industries in the corporate manufacturing world.

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UK genetic study reveals Yorkshire is most Anglo-Saxon and East Midlands most

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How British are YOU? Genetic study reveals Yorkshire is most Anglo-Saxon part of UK, while East Midlands is most Scandinavian

  • Family history website Ancestry studied the DNA of two million people using a home-based saliva test
  • The average Brit is 37 per cent Anglo-Saxon with the remainder of genes coming from European ancestors
  • The British also owe a fifth of their genome to the Germans and French, and 9.2 per cent to Scandanavians
  • English people have significantly less Irish ancestry on average compared to people living in Scotland

Published: 00:01 BST, 28 July 2016 | Updated: 15:31 BST, 28 July 2016

The average Briton is only really 37 per cent British – with the remainder of their genes coming from European ancestors from as far afield as Scandinavia, Spain and Greece.

DNA testing has also revealed how the people of Yorkshire are officially the most British people in the land, with their genetic makeup containing an average 41 per cent Anglo-Saxon stock.

London, meanwhile, is the most ethnically diverse, while the people of Wales have the highest proportion of ancestry from Spain and Portugal.

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The Ancestry study found stark differences in the genetic make-up of people living in the UK. For example, English people have significantly less Irish ancestry – just 20 per cent of their genetic make-up – on average compared to people living in Scotland (43.84 per cent), Wales (31.99 per cent) and Northern Ireland (48.49 per cent).

The average Brit owes just 37 per cent of their heritage to the Anglo-Saxons while German and French heritage accounts for a fifth of their genes

The analysis of the genetic history of two million people worldwide by family history website Ancestry was based on data collated from the AncestryDNA home DNA test that examines a person’s entire genome via a simple saliva sample.

Results reveal the genetic ethnic make-up of the ‘average’ person in the UK and what countries and regions they can trace their ancestry back to over the past 500 years.

They found that the average UK resident is 36.94 per cent British, or Anglo-Saxon, 21.59 per cent Irish (Celtic) and 19.91 per cent Western European – the region covered today by France and Germany.

The next three regional ethnicities in the average UK resident are Scandinavia, which accounted for 9.20 per cent of the genetic heritage, the Iberian Peninsula, with 3.05 per cent of their gene coming from Spain or Portugal, and Italy and Greece, which accounted for 1.98 per cent of their DNA.

Breakdowns of the data also reveal differences between residents of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and even within English regions.

English people have significantly less Irish ancestry – just 20 per cent of their genetic make-up – on average compared to people living in Scotland (43.84 per cent), Wales (31.99 per cent) and Northern Ireland (48.49 per cent).

But residents of England do have the highest amount of Scandinavian (9.39 percent) and French/German ancestry (20.45 percent).

People living in Scotland have the highest amount of Finnish/Northwest Russian heritage (1.31 percent), which is perhaps explained by their geographic proximity.

Welsh residents have the highest proportion of ancestry from the Iberian Peninsula (three percent).

Within England, London is the most ethnically diverse region, having the highest amount of heritage from 17 of the 26 regions analysed.

Yorkshire was found to have the highest percentage of Anglo-Saxon ancestry (41.17 per cent), while the East Midlands has the most Scandinavian ancestry (10.37 per cent) as well as the most Eastern European (2.47 per cent).

The East of England has the most Italian/Greek (2.53 per cent) and French/German ancestry (22.52 per cent), as well as the highest amount from the Iberian Peninsula (3.43 per cent).

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THE WEST COUNTRY NEIGHBOURS WHO HAVE REMAINED RIVALS

They may be neighbours but they have never been close. Now, genetics could explain why.

A genetic map of the British Isles published last year revealed that the inhabitants of Cornwall and Devon are two distinct groups.

And, remarkably, the divide in their DNA is an almost exact match for the modern geographical boundary between the two countries.

In other words, people with Cornish genes tend to live on one side of the river Tamar, while those with Devon DNA are on the other.

Dr Magdalena Skipper, of the journal Nature, described the match as ‘truly stunning’.

Oxford University researcher Sir Walter Bodmer said: ‘It’s an extraordinary result.’

The study also showed that the Cornish have fewer genes in common with the rest of the UK than the people of Devon.

Sir Walter said this can likely be explained by the Anglo-Saxons taking longer to reach Cornwall – and so contributing less DNA to the gene pool there than in Devon.

He added that there would also have been political and cultural barriers ‘not to cross into Devon’

He said: ‘People from Cornwall wanted to keep to themselves more.’



Online MBA Program at Georgia Tech #georgia #tech #mba #online


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Online MBA Program at Georgia Tech

An Overview of Georgia Tech

As one of the nations top research facilities, Georgia Tech is home to 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students that receive a focused, technologically based education. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)*, the Institute offers many nationally recognized, top-ranked programs. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in the Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Management, Sciences, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

Can I Get an Online MBA Degree at Georgia Tech?

Currently, Georgia Tech does not offer an online MBA program. The school does offer courses in both full-time and evening formats to meet the students scheduling needs. The MBA program requires a total of 54 hours; of which 30 semester hours consist of core classes. The remaining classes are flexible and students can choose which electives best fit their professional and personal education needs.

Georgia Tech feels as though the students benefit more from an in class environment with such rigorous course curriculum and does not offer a MBA online program. The school does offer evening MBA courses that are more conducive to the working students schedule.

What are Alternatives to an Online MBA Program at Georgia Tech?

Georgia Tech offers the following three MBA programs:

  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Masters of Business Administration – Global Business
  • Masters of Business in Management of Technology

Which Other Schools Offer Online MBA Programs?

Although Georgia Tech does not offer online MBA program, students interested in pursuing an online MBA have other options:

  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin Whitewater
  • Saint Leo University
  • Murray State University