Yes, we are AACSB accredited. AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) is a global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education in business.
The program consists of 30 credit hours.
Financial Accounting and Statistics & Probability. Courses in these areas are required. Typically, these courses or their equivalents will be listed on your transcript that you submit for admission. If you haven’t had one or more of these courses, you simply complete them within your first 2 semesters of the MBA program.
No, but they must be completed within the first two semesters of the program.
Not necessarily. If you have previously earned a Master's degree, then you do not have to take an admissions exam. OR, if you have 7+ years of full-time professional business experience demonstrating progressive responsibility after having earned your bachelor's degree and your undergraduate GPA was a 3.0 or higher, your admission test may be able to be waived. Students can submit a GMAT Waiver Application for consideration once all other admissions materials have been submitted to Graduate Studies.
You will need to complete the application 4 weeks prior to when courses start.
Our cohorts graduate usually around 18 months.
No, it will have no indication that you completed your degree online/hybrid or otherwise.
Our courses are charged per credit hour. For our current tuition fee see http://www.utm.edu/departments/bursar/tuition.php.
No, you do not have to have a background in business, but you will need to take the prerequisite courses if not completed in your undergraduate work.
Is my employer paying for my MBA wherein there is a maximum number of hours I can take per term? This is common; many firms will only pay for 1 course/term. This doesn’t necessarily have to impact your options, but the MBA office needs to know upon admission if this is a situation that applies to you. Pacing students slower than the cohort schedules is possible, but ideally, we would be able to account for this upon admission as there is a cap to the cohort size admitted.
Can I miss Hybrid classes as I may have missed my undergrad class meetings? In short, no. Class meetings are required. We do allow 1 pre-approved by professor, relevant excused absence per term. Appropriate paperwork, documentation and pre-approval is required.
Is there a cost difference between the 2 options? Minimal. There is a nominal fee difference in the 2 options. Information can be found at http://www.utm.edu/departments/bursar/tuition.php
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You can find course schedules for both Hybrid and Online classes on our website at https://www.utm.edu/departments/mba/current_students.php
Questions can be remitted to, the MBA office @ firstname.lastname@example.org, or 731-881-7208.
Hybrid MBA Program
The Hybrid MBA program offered through the College of Business and Global Affairs is open to anyone holding a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, regardless of undergraduate major. Students complete their coursework through a combination of online and hybrid courses. Students can select either the General MBA or MBA with Agricultural Option.
Open to students in all fields.