Business Management - Admission Requirements

The Master of Business Administration degree at Tennessee Tech prepares students for high-level careers in business organizations. The course material is broad in scope for the purpose of developing general managerial competence through extensive use of the case method and selected use of simulations and research projects. The program provides students with the opportunity to enhance career opportunities by specializing in one of the following concentrations: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Risk Management and Insurance. The program is also available as a distance program. You can take campus-based courses, distance-based courses, or a combination of both.

Admission Requirements:

  • Satisfactory test scores on EITHER the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT--minimum required score of 450) OR the General Record Exam (GRE--minimum required score of 146 Verbal Reasoning and 150 Quantitative Reasoning)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all previously-attended colleges and/or universities
  • Grade Point Average on Bachelor's degree of at least 2.5
  • Minimum score of 1000 on the AACSB formula:
    • (GPA x 200) + GMAT
    • Minimum score of 1050 if using only the last two years undergraduate GPA
  • International Applicants must also meet the English Language Requirement by providing test results on one of the following:
    • TOEFL--minimum IBT of 79
    • IELTS--minimum score of 5.5
    • PTE Academic--minimum score of 53
    • FLS Level 8
    • ELS--Level 112
    • TOEIC--minimum score of 750
    • CEFR--Band B-2
    • SLEP--minimum score of 58
  • I-20s cannot be issued for the distance option of the program .
  • College of Business
    Division of MBA Studies
    P.O. Box 5023 Cookeville, TN 38505
    Phone: (931) 372-3600 FAX: (931) 372-6544
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