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.

Georgia Tech Celebrates 40 Years of Learning at a Distance

Online learning at Georgia Tech is thriving, and the Institute continues to be a leader in high-quality, affordable, and accessible online education. In the 2017 financial year, total enrollment for traditional online programs reached 6,851 and included students from nine online Master of Science programs, two Professional Masters programs, the Summer Online Undergraduate Program (SOUP), and the High School Math program. To date, Georgia Tech’s total MOOC enrollments have exceeded 2.7 million with more than 70 MOOCs being offered on three platforms.

17 Songs to Play While Watching the 2017 Solar Eclipse

We’ve got eclipse fever at Georgia Tech. Science fans here in Professional Education have put together 17 songs for you to listen to while viewing what astronomers have named the "Great American Eclipse" on August 21, 2017. 

If you're in Atlanta, GA 30308 like us, the eclipse will peak at 2:36:42 pm EDT, when the moon obscures 97.2% of the sun. The full show is from 1:06pm to 4:02pm. Here’s what you’ll see where you live.

Professional Programs at Georgia Tech Recognized for Innovation and Value

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), a leader in professional, continuing and online education has announced the recipients of the 2017 Association Awards. Georgia Institute of Technology was selected for awards recognizing institutional and individual achievements. 

Collaboration between veterans and Georgia Tech goes back to World War II

For military veterans transitioning into civilian life, finding a new job or starting a new career comes with a unique set of challenges. From interpersonal skills to culture, learning and working as a civilian is often worlds away from those interactions as a member of our nation's armed forces. But the skills and experiences that veterans bring with them, following their service to our country, frequently leave a lasting legacy on the companies and institutions where they work and learn. Georgia Tech is no exception.

Georgia Tech Begins Yearlong Celebration Marking 40 Years of Achievements in Distance Learning

The Institute’s first distance learning students, a group of field engineers from Georgia Power, relied on courses delivered via satellite and videotape to update their skills. Today, more than 1.5 million learners worldwide benefit from massive open online courses (MOOCs) and traditional online programs offered through Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE).