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College of Business


In today’s thriving business world, you need more than just an academically rigorous degree. You need the skills, network and right perspective to launch you to your next chapter. At Lipscomb, we’re connected and ready to help you embark on the pathway to your desired industry. Gain credibility and business-know how quickly in Nashville’s broad-based business community. Enhance your global mindset through study abroad programs, Maymester courses and other global learning opportunities. Our supportive Christian environment, one-on-one mentorships and professional development programming will provide you with the skills and business principles needed to affect change in global business communities.

Nationally recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek and a leader in faith-based education, we will prepare you to excel in your vocational calling as a servant leader. Lipscomb's College of Business is AACSB accredited, making it part of an elite group of business schools internationally with less than six percent - only 926 institutions across 60 countries.

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Undergraduate Programs

In today’s competitive market, businesses seek well-rounded leaders who stand out. Lipscomb develops these leaders.

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Pfeffer Graduate School of Business

As one of U.S. News & World Report's Top Graduate Schools of 2023-24, we can help take you to the next level to achieve your professional goals.

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Content Creation Studio

Lipscomb's NEW Content Creation Studio is designed as a resource for students, alumni and faculty to grow the digital skills required in today's business environment. Whether you wish to perform mock interviews or record a podcast, this space is equipped with the tools you need to successfully create a polished result. Many of our future and current business professionals use this space to ensure quality projects.

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Global Coursework

Pfeffer Graduate School of business students have the opportunity to explore new business hubs with required coursework in a new city. Each of our graduate programs has an international experience component to produce business professionals with a global perspective. Students can take practices witnessed in other countries and apply them to their own business plans, allowing them to do business differently from competitors.

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Meet the key people that make up the College of Business.

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    Ray Eldridge

    Dean of College of Business

    Dean, College of Business, Lipscomb University. An experienced leader in higher education. Previously served as Senior Associate Dean, Associate Dean and Department Chair at Lipscomb University; Dean at Freed-Hardeman University...

    Meet Ray Eldridge
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    Jacob Arthur

    Assistant Dean, School of Data Analytics & Technology

    Jacob Arthur is an Assistant Professor of Information Security & Analytics in the College of Business, where he leads the efforts to fuse business, data, and technology. His background includes...

    Meet Jacob Arthur
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    Andy Borchers

    Professor of Management

    Andy grew up in Midwest before heading to college at Kettering University in Michigan. There he completed a unique co-op degree program that launched him into a career in the...

    Meet Andy Borchers
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    Donita Brown

    Assistant Professor

    Donita Brown is a native Middle Tennessee, calling Robertson County home. The Lipscomb University professor teaches in the Master of Management Healthcare Administration Program and Masters of Health Administration, as well...

    Meet Donita Brown
  • Rebecca Burcham headshot

    Rebecca Burcham

    Department Chair - Management, Entrepreneurship & Marketing

    Rebecca calls both Hattiesburg, MS and New Orleans, LA her dual hometowns as she spent equal amounts of time in both during her childhood. She graduated from Mississippi State University...

    Meet Rebecca Burcham
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    Han-sheng Chen

    Associate Professor

    Han-Sheng Chen was born and raised in Taoyuan, Taiwan. He earned his BBA in Statistics from National Taipei University and MBA with Finance concentration from Tamkang University. In order to...

    Meet Han-sheng Chen
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    Jeff Cohu

    Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    Dr. 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...

    Meet Jeff Cohu
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    John Crawford

    Adjunct Faculty

    Crawford earned his BA, MBA, and Ph.D. at the University of Alabama. He has been associated with Lipscomb University since 1981 and has served in the College of Business as...

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    Tim Creel

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Tim Creel is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Lipscomb University. He is a CPA, Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified in Corporate Strategy and Analysis (CSCA), and a Certified...

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    Lindsay Dillingham

    Associate Professor

    Prior to earning her doctorate from the University of Kentucky in 2014, Dr. Dillingham worked for Merrill in Nashville. Since joining the faculty full-time in 2015, she has continued her...

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    Allison Duke

    Senior Associate Dean

    Dr. Allison Duke is Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Management at Lipscomb University's College of Business. As Senior Associate Dean, Dr. Duke leads the development of strategic initiatives and...

    Meet Allison Duke
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    Rick Holaway

    Associate Provost for Graduate Enrollment and Support

    Rick Holaway serves as the Associate Provost for Graduate Enrollment and Support, and as an Assistant Professor in the College of Business, teaching marketing and management courses to undergraduate and...

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    Joe Ivey


    Joe Ivey serves as a Professor of Management. Prior to becoming a member of the full-time faculty, he served five years as the university's Senior Vice President for advancement. He received...

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    Jeff Jewell

    Accounting Department Chair

    Jeff was born in Bloomington, Indiana, but grew up in Searcy, Arkansas, where both of his parents were professors at Harding University. Jeff earned his BA in history from Harding,...

    Meet Jeff Jewell
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    Mark Jobe


    Hilton & Sallie Dean Endowed Chair of Accountancy  Mark Jobe is a native Mississippian. He was born in Elvis Presley's home town, reared in the rolling hills of northeast Mississippi, and...

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    Bart Liddle

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Bart Liddle serves the Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business. As Associate Dean, he is responsible for all undergraduate and graduate academic programming. In addition to...

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    Perry Moore

    Professor and Director, Graduate Business Programs

    Charles E. Frasier Professor of Accountancy Dr. Perry Moore is the Charles E. Frasier Professor of Accountancy, Interim Director of the MAcc Program, and Director of Accreditation at Lipscomb University's Pfeffer...

    Meet Perry Moore
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    Nina Morel

    Executive Director Coaching Leadership Development and Professor

    Nina Morel, Ed.D., is Executive Director of Leadership Development and Coaching and former Dean of Professional Studies at Lipscomb University. She has developed and led innovative coaching programs as well...

    Meet Nina Morel
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    Julio Rivas

    Associate Professor and MBA Director

    Julio A. Rivas, born in Torreon, Mexico, and lived in Guadalajara, Mexico, until 2007. He went to school to Monterrey Tech, Guadalajara Campus, and got his BBA in Finance and...

    Meet Julio Rivas
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    Leanne Smith

    Associate Professor

    Leanne is a Nashville native, born one frosty morning at Vanderbilt before her father could park the car. She graduated from Hillwood High School and met her husband, Stan ('86,...

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  • Jerry Stubblefield

    Jerry Stubblefield

    Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship

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    Rob Touchstone

    Director of the Center for Vocational Discovery

    Rob 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 serving marginalized...

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Undergraduate Programs

Here, you will receive real-world experience that fosters personal and professional development. Acquire your academic credentials, build your personal brand and expand your global mindset through our well-rounded business degrees. With programs in accounting, finance, management and marketing, we will ensure you are equipped with the skill set needed for whatever lies ahead.

Graduate Programs

Whether you want to develop your personal brand, grow your business acumen or step into a higher position within your company, Lipscomb’s graduate business programs will set you up for success. Our flexible evening and weekend programs are designed to fit your busy schedule. Select from our group of impactful and high-demand specialty areas and we’ll help you break down the barriers standing in your way to continuing your education.