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Master of Business Administration

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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Carson-Newman University offers three paths to an MBA degree:

  • A 10-course study traditional MBA program
  • A 10-course Non-Profit Leadership MBA program.
  • A 12-course MBA with a specialization program


The 12-course study program option offers students an opportunity to develop a greater depth of knowledge in select areas of study, specializations. These specializations include: 


  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Sports Management


Specializations will be offered on the following rotation:
Fall: SMGT, Op Management
Spring: Leadership, Human Resource Management
Summer: Marketing

*Specializations are only offered when there are at least 7 students in each section.


The program is designed to achieve the following learning goals:


Goal I. Students will understand the functional areas of business law, accounting/finance, information systems, quantitative methods, organizational behavior, marketing, entrepreneurship, leadership, managerial economics, and strategic management.


Goal II. Students will develop analytical and problem-solving skills.


Goal III. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.


Goal IV. Students will apply principles of management, accountability, and technology within a business organization.




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