At the graduate level, you are likely beginning to get some sense of how you want to focus your skills as you continue to build your career. Lipscomb offers a choice of degrees—and concentrations—that make your degree tailored more precisely to you and your goals. Not only do they vary in subjects, but also they vary in how and where you take your classes to accommodate a job and family, if that is your situation. For a quick look, here’s a “fit” chart that you may want to look at first.
Professional MBA (PMBA)
16-month, weekend MBA program designed for the experienced business professional. Unique combinations of classroom and web-based learning accommodate the busy schedules of business executives. Students can begin the program in August, October, January and March. Concentrations include Accounting, Conflict Management, Financial Services, Healthcare Management, Leadership, Non-Profit Management, Sustainability, Sports Management, and Distributed (general) Concentration.
Evening MBA (MBA)
An evening MBA program that can be completed in 12-24 months or more, and requires no minimum work experience. Students can begin the program in August and January. Concentrations include Accounting, Conflict Management, Financial Services, Healthcare Management, Leadership, Non-Profit Management, Sustainability, Sports Management, and Distributed (general) Concentration.
MBA Cool Springs (MBA)
Just 20 minutes south of Lipscomb, in neighboring Williamson County, Lipscomb is consistently the university of choice for graduate education in a convenient, nontraditional environment at Lipscomb’s technology-forward “Spark” center. Consider this option for your MBA program. Like the main campus degree program, it is a 36-credit-hour degree that includes nine hours of concentration work. The leadership concentration courses are offered at the Spark center, but students may select from additional elective courses offered at the Green Hills campus.
Information MBA (IMBA)
IMBA is a two-year, 36 hour graduate business degree beginning in August 2015 and will be offered on Monday evenings and/or Thursday evenings, over four semesters, fall and spring only (no summer semester courses). The IMBA is limited to 20 students
Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
30-hour program, offered primarily on weekday evenings, is tailor-made for the working adult. Lipscomb’s location, reputation, flexibility, and affordable tuition are bonuses that make the program even more attractive.
Master of Human Resources (MHR)
A one-of-a-kind Master of Human Resources that provides an emphasis in Conflict Management and addresses an organization’s ability to succeed in a highly competitive, changing environment through its most valuable asset: its people. Cohort program begins every August and is completed in one year.
Master of Management Early Career (MMEC)
Designed for new, or very recent, non-business graduates, the 30-hour Master of Management, includes paid directed work experience, weekday classes and a global business component—all completed in a one year, full-time, lock-step cohort—and readying you for an exciting career in the business world.
Master of Management Nonprofit (MMN)
A 30 hour cohort program where courses will be completed in one year. Program is designed for individuals who desire to make an impact in the community through work in the nonprofit sector. Program includes a 6-day travel experience. By completing this program one will be able to advance through the ranks of an organization.