College of Business and Global Affairs


"Quality instruction through faculty commitment"


The college's main priority is the delivery of excellent undergraduate education in business disciplines as well as international studies and political science. Student-faculty interaction is central to this education process. Moreover, the college emphasizes experiential-learning opportunities, a global outlook, quality graduate instruction, scholarly research, university and professional service, and west Tennessee economic development.


The College of Business and Global Affairs is one of five colleges on the campus of The University of Tennessee at Martin. The programs in business are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and houses two academic departments:

Department of Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Political Science

Department of Management, Marketing, and Information Systems.


The College of Business and Global Affairs offers a variety of degrees and major and minor fields of study. In addition, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is offered on-site and online.


Two endowed chairs, the Horace and Sara Dunagan Chair of Excellence in Banking and the Tom E. Hendrix Chair of Excellence in Free Enterprise, function within the College of Business and Global Affairs.


The Regional Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (REED) Center serves existing and prospective entrepreneurs and supports economic development in rural northwest Tennessee.


Dean's Message

Dr. Dickens

You are most likely looking at this webpage as you consider pursuing a degree within the College of Business and Global Affairs (CBGA). Whether you are already enrolled at UT-Martin or finishing high school and contemplating where to pursue the next step of your life-long training process, you want to know more. As someone who has just started this job after 15 years at another university, let me tell you in part why I wanted to join this school and why it can be a great place for you, too. I chose to be here given the emphasis on students throughout the university. That focus is solidly established within CBGA. This environment should allow you to study where your professors will know your name, provide academic accountability, and help you make a significant start toward your professional life.


Visit other portions of the college's web pages or give us a call (731 881-7306) to learn more about CBGA's majors, minors, and study areas. We hope you will join the CBGA and Skyhawk families!


Ross Dickens, Dean

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