College of Business Tennessee Technological University

College of Business Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered


Tennessee Tech Helps You Take Your Career to New Heights

Students can expand their abilities to climb the corporate ladder with M.B.A. degrees from Tennessee Tech. The program is AACSB accredited, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. On-campus or 100% online, students can choose from among 6 concentrations to gain knowledge and experience suited to their careers.

"I had been a professional manager for 15 years when I decided to pursue an M.B.A. at Tennessee Tech. I hoped to learn why some of the things I had been doing were right, learn how to do other things more efficiently and learn some things that were brand new to me. I found the faculty to be engaging and helpful and earning an MBA from TTU was a great experience."

- Howard Kirkland '11

Business Administration at Tennessee Tech

The Master of Business Administration degree program at TTU is designed with students in mind. Whether they just completed their bachelor's degrees and are looking to continue to expand their knowledge on campus, or are busy professionals who need flexible academic schedules, the program can be customized to fit students' needs.

The M.B.A. degree program from Tennessee Tech prepares students from a variety of backgrounds to be business leaders. The 30-credit hour degree program means students can complete their degrees and be on their way to a rewarding career in as little as 3 semesters.

The university also offers a 100% online option in each of the 6 concentrations, allowing students to customize their programs to fit their busy schedules.

The award-winning professors teach on campus and online, so students will get the same top-quality educational experience wherever they are. Faculty members are committed to instruct students as they learn about the legal, ethical, social, political and economic environments of the business world.


Accounting -- For students looking to become qualified to sit for the Tennessee CPA exam.

Finance -- For students looking for specialized knowledge in investments, corporate risk management, and global financing strategies.

General Management -- For students looking to create their own educational experience by combining electives from any discipline.

Human Resource Management -- For students looking for an education on the strategic importance of competent human resource management and to complete professional certification exams.

International Business -- For students looking to gain specialized knowledge of the unique economic, cultural, political and social differences among countries, and how those differences relate to business practices.

Management Information Systems -- For students looking to strengthen their abilities in the current business information technology environment.

All concentrations are available 100% online.


The faculty members are knowledgeable in their fields and stay current with the latest trends and developments. They maintain strong connections with professionals in their industries to help students build networks and launch their careers with their advanced degrees.

Graduate Assistantships

Several competitive graduate assistantships are available. Graduate assistants will work in the College of Business 20 hours per week and have their tuition and fees waived, as well as receive a monthly stipend.

How to Get Started

Individuals interested in the M.B.A. degree program can get more information at the website or by emailing

For more information, interested students can visit

Location & Contact

College of Business

Tennessee Technological University

North Dixie Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38505
United States

Ms. Kate Nicewicz

Interim Director

Phone: 931-372-3600
Fax: 931-372-6249

Mrs. Shelia Kendrick

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 931-372-3808
Fax: 931-372-3497

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Management Information Systems Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • International Business Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Accounting Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Finance Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 80
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 171
    • Accepted 114
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 82
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT, GRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 79 iBT), IELTS (minimum score 5.5), PTE (minimum score 53), or TOEIC (Test of English as an International Communication)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students178
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students178
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian91%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown1%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%




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