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Affordable Degrees-at-Scale Symposium

October 4-5, 2018

Affordable Degrees-at-Scale Symposium LogoJoin Georgia Tech Professional Education for an intensive in-depth conversation on creating, sustaining, and growing affordable prestigious degree programs. 

Featured experiences from:

  • Georgia Tech (Online Master of Science in Computer Science and Analytics)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (iMBA)

The symposium will feature big picture plenary conversations with parallel sessions for deep-dive conversations. Registration fee is $500 per person and includes meals, reception, and refreshments.

Symposium Location

The symposium will be held at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Midtown Atlanta in the heart of Tech Square - Atlanta's thriving innovation community. Easily accessible from Interstates 75/85 and just 15 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Attached to the Center is The Tech Square parking deck that offers convenient hourly and daily rates.
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Outside of Global Learning Center at intersection of 5th and Spring Streets

What You Will Learn

  • Overview of current programs
  • Quality assurance
  • Platform partnerships
  • Financial models
  • Learner support and technology
  • Learner engagement
  • Market analysis and marketing
  • Learner design
  • Learner science and research

How You Will Benefit

Participants will leave with an increased understanding and framework for planning at-scale, affordable programs for their own institutions. We encourage institutions to bring functional teams to work on real initiatives.


Institutions who are new to the event will need to submit an application before officially registering. This ensures the program matches the interest of the attendees and continues to be a success.