Program Overview

Addressing practical problems and opportunities in real-world situations, the business curriculum at
Carson-Newman prepares students to excel in corporate settings or entrepreneurial ventures. A degree
in business administration offers versatility in the job market by teaching broad skills in marketing,
finance, accounting and management. Business graduates are in high demand in the marketplace and
nonprofit organizations for advancing initiatives and processes and moving organizations forward.
By choosing an emphasis area within the degree, you’ll be able to customize your coursework and gain
hands-on experience with professionals in your field of interest.

Emphasis Areas

  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management
  • The business faculty got to know me, encouraged me to take risks and believed in me.
    Hunter Sales, 2018
Business Administration Careers

• Banking & Finance
• Business start-ups
• Retail & Sales
• Manufacturing
• Nonprofit
• Government
• Marketing management
• Public relations
• Event planning
• Social media
• Marketing research

Business Administration Internships

C-N students have completed internships and work experiences in places like:

• Rusty Wallace Ford
• Jefferson County Mayor's Office
• Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
• Tennessee Smokies
• Knoxville Utilities Board
• Tennessee Valley Authority
• Dollywood
• Smart Bank
• Fellowship of Christian Athletes
• Carson-Newman Athletic Department
• United States Golf Association and Tennessee Golf Association

you’re gonna
love it here

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