Master of Business in Professional Leadership (MBPL)

Unlike traditional quantitative-centric business degrees focused solely on managing processes and resources, the MBPL program at Middle Georgia State University prioritizes qualitative leadership skills at its core.

With 30 hours of coursework available in both online and face-to-face formats, the instruction covers essential topics including Leadership in Theory and Practice, Leadership Development, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Management in the Global Environment, and Management Information Systems.

Inspire and motivate individuals and organizations to achieve their fullest potential and learn to lead with integrity, vision, and impact with Middle Georgia State University!


Required Documents

  1. Application
  2. Official College Transcripts*
  3. Professional Résumé
  4. Statement of Goals
  5. Documentation of Lawful Presence, for Residents of Georgia
  6. English Proficiency, for International Students

 *If you have a college transcript from MGA, you do not have to pay for or send your transcript to Admissions.


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an institutionally accredited college or university
  • 2.75 undergraduate GPA

*Note: Interested applicants who do not meet the preferred minimum GPA may take a standardized test such as the GRE or GMAT to further strengthen their application. Additionally, significant weight is placed on the resume when making a decision about an applicant with a lower than preferred GPA to account for experience beyond the classroom.

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Application Deadline


Priority Application Deadline


November 15


April 15


July 15


Program Coordinator

Dr. Marc Miller

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