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Top 10 Reasons to Keep Learning

If you have a passion for learning, you’re not alone. According to a study by the Pew Research Center, most adults see themselves as lifelong learners. Whether for personal or professional reasons, 73 percent of those surveyed consider learning to be a lifelong pursuit. Of the working adults surveyed, 63 percent indicated that they had taken some form of professional development in the previous year.

Pathways to Success

Nothing beats the power of professional education when it comes to advancing your career. Our graduates have used their credentials to leap forward and make sweeping changes in their lives.

Chris Sticher, for example, found himself in need of a new career when his company changed strategic focus. Earning the Project Management Certificate enabled him to forge a new path and weather the changes in his organization.

Professional Education: Top 5 Challenges and Ways to Beat Them

If you believe in the value of professional education but struggle with the challenges of balancing work, life, and study – you’re not alone. According to a recent poll conducted by Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), more than 80 learners who have taken classes with us have had to overcome obstacles as working professionals trying to manage their families, workloads, and demanding continuing education programs. But for every challenge, there is a solution – if you’re a high performer intent on making a success of your career.

National Distance Learning Week 2017

National Distance Learning Week Events


Seminar: What does our research tell us about our online students?

Georgia Tech Welcomes First Cohort of Online Master’s Degree in Analytics

The online version of Georgia Institute of Technology’s top 10-ranked master's program in analytics welcomes 284* learners in the first cohort starting August 21, 2017. Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Analytics (OMS Analytics) begins with seven courses.

National Distance Learning Week Featured Webinar

Alternative, Stackable, and Microcredentials: Where are we headed?

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 (Times listed are Eastern Standard Time; GMT-5) 

Former Delta Executive Patrice Miles Appointed as Assistant Dean of Business Operations

Georgia Tech Professional Education recently appointed Patrice Miles as the assistant dean of business operations. In this role, Miles spearheads the organization’s finance, communications, human resources, IT, marketing, operations and space rental sales departments. She also collaborates with campus leaders and faculty members to cultivate successful working relationships, while developing new business models that impact growth for Professional Education and support the overall mission of Georgia Tech.