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Welcome from the Chair

Photo of Dr. Tom TimmermanWelcome to the Department of Decision Sciences and Management in the College of Business at Tennessee Tech University. Thank you for your interest in our department. We offer the major of Business Management with concentrations in four areas: General Management, Business and Information Technology, Business Analytics and Intelligence, Human Resource Management, and Production/Operations.

If you are a prospective student I want to personally invite you to stop so we can talk about the opportunities in the field of Business Management. You can set up time by contacting me as listed below.

The College of Business at Tennessee Tech University is fully accredited by AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is internationally recognized as the premier accrediting body in the field of business education.

Tennessee Tech University Located in Cookeville, Tennessee, a town of about 25,000 residents,Tennessee Tech offers the best of both rural and urban living. We're situated near scenic state parks like Burgess Falls and Fall Creek Falls, yet around an hour from three of the state's biggest metro areas - Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga.

Tennessee Tech is one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" public colleges and universities, one of America's 100 Best College Buys and USNews & World Report Top Public Schools in the South.

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If you have any questions or concerns please contact me or Debbie Pennebaker:


Thomas Timmerman
Professor and Department Chair

Contact Information
Room: 306 Johnson Hall
Phone: 931-372-3160

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