University of Tennessee—Martin MBA


  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • 100% Online
  • High Quality Academic Programs
  • Excellent facilities and outstanding faculty
  • Avg. GMAT score: 495
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.6
  • Students can choose from a Hybrid or Online MBA delivery.
  • Small class sizes allow you to develop more personal relationships with the faculty and students.


  • The curriculum is anchored in the fundamentals of general management, from finance and marketing to strategy and organizational behavior. It is designed for deep thinking about current and future management and business issues
  • For individuals with an undergraduate degree and at least two years’ work experience who are seeking to advance their careers, the UT Martin Online MBA is an outstanding choice.
  • Open to students in all fields, the Online MBA is cohort-based, with 20 students per cohort who help keep each other motivated. Students normally complete the Online MBA in approximately 18 months.

Program Objectives

  • To provide practicing professionals and others with a fully accredited University of Tennessee MBA that is high quality, convenient, and practitioner-focused.
  • The program is designed specifically for full time employees, delivered online with personalized instruction by UT Martin graduate faculty. The cohort program provides focus through a series of 6-8 week courses.
  • People: Along every dimension, UT Martin MBA faculty, students, and staff are characterized by the high-quality standards of their work, their exceptional talents and creativity, their intelligence, and their diversity of experience.
  • Culture: The UT Martin MBA students are molded by a unique community that values independent thinking coupled with collaborative action, and making a positive impact on the world. The UT Martin culture is about fresh thinking.
  • Network: Students develop lifelong professional and personal connections as a member of the UT Martin alumni network.

Admission Requirements

  • Military members/veterans with less than one-year of full-time work experience are exempt from this requirement.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have earned a Cum GPA such that 200 times GPA plus the Total Score on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) must total at least 1,050 points or if the senior year GPA is used, the sum of senior year GPA times 200 plus GMAT must total at least 1,100 (minimum acceptable GMAT Total Score is 450.)
  • Have a positive review from the CBGA Graduate Admission Committee

GMAT/GRE Waiver Requirements

  • If you have previously earned a Master’s degree, then you do not have to take an admissions exam. OR,
  • If you have 7+ years of full-time professional business experience after earning your Bachelor’s Degree that demonstrates progressive responsibility AND your undergraduate GPA was a 3.0 or higher, your admission test may be able to be waived.


  • In-state Tuition – $18,600
  • Out-of-state Tuition – $20,280


  • August, January, and June

Acceptance Rate

  • 71%

US News and World Report Ranking

  • #35 in Best Online MBA Programs
  • #152 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
  • #85 in Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans
  • #208 in Best Online Master’s in Education Programs