College of Business Graduate Programs
The Master of Accountancy is primarily for students who wish to have a program of advanced study in accounting. It is designed to provide students with a greater breadth and depth in accounting education than is possible in the baccalaureate or Master of Business Administration Program. Completion of a Master of Accountancy will help students prepare for the Uniform CPA examination that requires 150 semester hours in Tennessee and specifies accounting and business courses.
An MBA can be important in placing you on a rewarding route to tomorrow’s opportunities. A constantly changing competitive environment requires that organizational leaders be well trained. All the steps up the organization’s ladder require managers who can effectively accomplish their duties as well as inspire and generate excitement and commitment in search of new goals. The UTC MBA program is designed to help you become such a manager.
The UTC EMBA program is a broad-based, fast-paced program specifically designed to train current and potential executives who wish to enhance their skills and leadership effectiveness. Participants will engage in a forward-thinking curriculum; apply their knowledge immediately to workplace challenges; network with other professionals through a cohort teaching approach; and earn an MBA without interrupting their career.
Committed to meeting the evolving needs of business in the 21st century, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's (UTC) Professional MBA online offers our students an experiential learning environment that bridges theoretical knowledge and practical business application. Our outstanding faculty members are experts in their fields and work in collaboration with our community partners to give students an understanding of the foundations of business as well as deep, firsthand experience in the realities of business in the complex global marketplace.
The Professional MBA with Business Analytics Concentration prepares you to meet the growing need for data analysis in business environments with courses focused on data storage, reporting and analysis. Complete your degree in as few as 16-24 months following the core courses shown above and the Business Analytics Concentration courses below.
Starting Fall 2013, the Business Analytics Program, which is cosponsored by SAS, will meet the demand of local businesses for data savvy professionals, now and in the future. This program will help marketers, business analysts, accountants, financial analysts, executives, small business owners and other non-IT professionals effectively analyze business data through the hands-on use of modeling and other techniques using popular software tools such as spreadsheets and SAS.
The graduate certificate program in Strategic Human Resource Leadership provides students with both theoretical and comprehensive practical knowledge to help make decisions about managing human capital in the contemporary business environment. Certificate courses cover concepts such as evidence-based human resource management, talent management, human resource strategy, staffing and compensation strategies, employee development in a global context, leadership, EEO compliance, HR risk management, employee and labor relations, and diversity. Courses are based on best industry practices.