Online MBA

The University of Tennessee at Martin Online MBA is affordable, flexible, and convenient for individuals with 2+ years post-bac work experience.

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Program Overview

For individuals with an undergraduate degree and at least two years' work experience who are seeking to advance their careers, the UT Martin Online MBA is an outstanding choice. Open to students in all fields, the Online MBA is cohort-based, with 20 students per cohort who help keep each other motivated. Students normally complete the Online MBA in approximately 18 months.


Students only need access to a computer and the internet to complete the required coursework wherever they are. No trips to campus are required, since all coursework is provided online. Faculty use a variety of technology in the process of teaching the courses. For example, students may view and listen to recorded lectures and watch as faculty work through examples and problems. Discussion boards, email, virtual classrooms and virtual group meeting rooms are used by students for interacting with other students and faculty. Exams and other assignments are completed and submitted online. The UT Martin library provides students with online access to journal articles and a variety of other periodicals and materials.


Achieving national recognition through high levels of quality and affordability, UTM's totally online MBA was ranked 30th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2018. The program has also enjoyed a top 20 Best Buy national ranking by and number 3 national ranking


The UT Martin MBA program is accredited by AACSB International, and courses are taught by full-time faculty, not adjuncts.

Program Objectives

To provide practicing professionals and others with a fully accredited University of Tennessee MBA that is high quality, convenient, and practitioner-focused. The program is designed specifically for full time employees, delivered online with personalized instruction by UT Martin graduate faculty. The cohort program provides focus through a series of 6-8 week courses.


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MBA Learning Goals

Graduates of the MBA program will demonstrate:

  • effective written and oral communication,
  • effective leadership and teamwork skills,
  • an understanding of the integrated nature of business functions,
  • the ability to think critically and use analytical approaches in making effective decisions within a dynamic business environment,
  • an understanding of the ethical dimensions of business decisions.

The program develops a range of relevant skills and knowledge including:

  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Technology
  • Regulation
  • Business Ethics
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Resources
  • Economic Trends
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity and Innovation

Course Program

The following courses in the approximately 18 month cohort will be delivered sequentially:

  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Organizational Theory and Design
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Operations Management: Analytics and Application
  • Strategic Management and Business Policy