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Program Overview

Program Overview

Be more than a manager — equip yourself to lead. As a management major, you'll have unfettered access to our dedicated faculty. No matter what concentration you choose, you'll learn from those who know business best — and you'll enjoy our small class sizes. 


We'll walk with you as you learn to be purposeful, bold, credible, creative and servant-hearted in your work. You'll also have the opportunity to join the distinguished Aspire or Business as Mission Fellow programs. When you graduate, you'll have a plethora of professional opportunities and the option for graduate school. And with the services of our College of Business Center, you can be confident you'll make the right choice.

Courses

Courses

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Internship

Become more competitive in the job market with an internship related to your interests. You’ll gain experience and boost your exposure. An internship will also help you learn whether you’ve chosen a career you’ll enjoy.

Study abroad

See the world — whether it’s Italy, Austria, Costa Rica, England or another country. Career opportunities will open for you as you sharpen your foreign language skills. Gain the international experience and cross-cultural communication skills you’ll need in our global economy.

Expert faculty, small class sizes

Learn from award-winning, experienced faculty who actually care about you. Our small class sizes allow us to get to know you personally. We lead an approachable community within our respective programs. Our faculty connections are the experts on their subject matter, too.

Our Faculty

  • Ray Eldridge

    Ray Eldridge

    Dean, College of Business

    A leadership practitioner and educator. Previous experience in academia includes senior associate dean and chair of the Department of Management at Lipscomb University, dean of the Freed-Hardeman University School of...

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  • Andy Borchers

    Andy Borchers

    Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

    Andy Borchers, DBA, CLTD, CPIM is a Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the College of Business. Before moving to Lipscomb in 2011, Borchers spent 20...

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  • Jeff Cohu

    Jeff Cohu

    Associate Professor of Management

    Jeff Cohu is an experienced management consultant, entrepreneur, and educator. In addition to his ongoing consulting practice, he currently serves as an Associate Professor of management and Executive Director of...

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  • Allison Duke

    Allison Duke

    Associate Dean, College of Business

    Allison Burgess Duke is Associate Dean of Graduate Business and an Associate Professor of Management at Lipscomb University. Duke teaches HR Strategy, Recruiting & Selection, The Employment Relationship, and Organizational...

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  • Joe Ivey

    Joe Ivey

    Clinical Professor

    Joe Ivey serves as an associate professor of management and as executive director of the Lipscomb Center for Entrepreneurship. Prior to becoming a member of the full-time faculty, he served...

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  • Natasha Johnson

    Natasha Johnson

    Instructor in Management

    Natasha Johnson is a full-time Instructor of Management in the College of Business. With more than 10 years of direct and progressive HR and business experience spanning across the healthcare,...

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  • Bart Liddle

    Bart Liddle

    Assistant Professor of Management

    Liddle, director of graduate business and assistant professor of management, comes to Lipscomb with two decades of industry experience. He began his career at KPMG and then spent almost 15 years...

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  • Cheri Phillips

    Cheri Phillips

    Assistant Professor of Management and Economics

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  • Brad Reid

    Brad Reid

    Professor

    Brad Reid is Professor of Business Law and Business Ethics and Senior Scholar of the Dean Institute for Corporate Governance and Integrity at Lipscomb University. His undergraduate degree is from...

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  • Leanne Smith

    Leanne Smith

    Assistant Professor of Management

    Smith is an assistant professor with a record of teaching excellence, student engagement, university service, and community involvement. Her career background is in writing, design and administration. Leaving Independence, Smith's...

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  • Jerry Stubblefield

    Jerry Stubblefield

    Entrepreneur In Residence, College of Business

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  • Rob Touchstone

    Rob Touchstone

    Director of Business as Mission

    Rob Touchstone learned to be an entrepreneur while finding and selling golfballs as a kid growing up near a golf course in Marietta, Ga. He has a passion for the...

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  • Fred Weigel

    Fred Weigel

    Associate Professor of Management

    Fred Weigel is an experienced Chief Information Officer, information systems executive, and academic within the healthcare industry. He teaches information systems, healthcare administration, and management courses. Weigel's research interests lie...

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  • Donita Brown

    Donita Brown

    Instructor in Health Care Management

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Career Paths

Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers

Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan programs to generate interest in products or services. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members.

Management Analysts

Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve an organization’s efficiency. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.

Operations Research Analysts

Operations research analysts use advanced mathematical and analytical methods to help organizations investigate complex issues, identify and solve problems, and make better decisions.