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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. You'll have the opportunity to opt in to our leadership development program where you'll learn more about your strengths and weaknesses, meet with a career coach regularly and gain a C-suite mentor. Our graduates are influencing the business world for good, at home and overseas. You too can make a difference.
To apply, here is what you need to submit:
*A student is eligible for a GMAT waiver with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and with three or more years of professional, progressive work experience.
The Lipscomb Professional MBA includes 15 required core courses to be completed by all graduate students.
Professional MBA Core Courses (30 hours required):
Tuition: 36-hour program / $1,320 per credit hour
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.
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.
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.
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
Assistant Professor of Management
Liddle, director of graduate business and assistant professor of management, comes to Lipscomb with two decades of industry experience.Â He began his career at KPMG and then spent almost 15 years...Learn More
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
Senior 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
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