Skip to main content
Program Overview

Program Overview

Focus on doing business the right way: By leading, creating, and making a difference.

Enroll in one of the top-ranked MBA programs in the U.S. where we mold leaders, creators and disruptors. Our faculty not only teach but mentor. You’ll grow to inspire others, be strategic, and work with integrity. Gain the right mix of quantitative and qualitative skills. Through practical learning, you’ll become a business expert. With our personalized leadership development, you'll advance past any plateaus.

The Professional MBA program is a part time 21 month MBA program with classes meeting primarily one night per week. This makes the program a perfect fit for the full time working professional. The program is also available in a 16 month format with classes also beginning in August.

This program’s cohort model means that during your two years of study, you’ll have a support system. Students with diverse skills and backgrounds will join you. And you'll find common interests and form invaluable relationships with classmates and mentors. Learn how to build companies that engage, grow and support collaborators and visionaries. Our graduates are influencing the business world for good, at home and overseas. You too can make a difference.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

To apply, here is what you need to submit:

  • Online application and fee
  • GMAT scores* (Try our Sample GMAT.)
  • Undergraduate transcripts (and graduate, if applicable)
    • Have electronic copies emailed directly from the university to gradadmissions@lipscomb.edu
    • If you are having a hard copy mailed, have it sent to: ATTN: Graduate Admissions Office, One University Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37204
  • Resume
  • Two professional references
  • Personal response to the following question:
    How will the knowledge and skills you expect to attain in Lipscomb's MBA program help you create more value in your organization and community?

*A student is eligible for a GMAT waiver with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and with three or more years of work experience. 

 

Courses

Courses

Tuition & Aid

Tuition & Aid

Tuition: 36-hour program / $1,380 per credit hour

  • Total Tuition: $49,680
  • $50 application fee and $195 graduation fee
  • Case materials included in tuition
  • Students electing to take the optional international travel course are responsible for the cost of airfare and meals during the trip.

Types of Aid

Networking

Both our deeply connected faculty and our experiential learning opportunities offer myriad ways for you to form relationships with leaders in the industry. These connections will serve and support you throughout your career.

Cohort Model

Our cohort model emphasizes communal learning and extended field experiences. You’ll have the opportunity to form professional and personal relationships with like-minded peers that will extend far beyond the duration of the program.

Nashville

A big city. An even bigger opportunity. We consider Nashville an extension of our classroom, and as a leading city in many industries, that means you’ll gain experience and insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Our Faculty

  • 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...

    Learn More
  • 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...

    Learn More
  • 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...

    Learn More
  • 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...

    Learn More
  • Mack Howell

    Adjunct Faculty

    Learn More

Career Paths

Personal Financial Advisors

Personal financial advisors provide advice on investments, insurance, mortgages, college savings, estate planning, taxes, and retirement to help individuals manage their finances.

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.

Sales Managers

Sales managers direct sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations’ sales representatives.

Related Programs